18 April 2019,
National, local and regional governments and non-governmental organizations are encouraged to showcase decent work policies that help youth reach their full potential.
The International Labour Organization (ILO) Commemorates a Century of Advancing Social Justice and Decent Work
17 April 2019, Colombo, Sri Lanka
In Sri Lanka, themes of future of work and the best of young Sri Lankan talent took centre stage as the ILO marked its 100th year with a colourful centenary event in Colombo. The centenary celebrations were graced by His Excellency, Maithripala Sirisena, President of Sri Lanka and the Hon. Minister of Labour and Trade Union Relations, Ravindra Samaraweera.
Government, employers and trade unions launch Thailand’s first Decent Work Country Programme (2019-2021)
11 April 2019,
Launched at a ceremony celebrating a centenary of partnership between Thailand and the ILO, Thailand’s first Decent Work Country Programme (DWCP) sets to promote and advance decent work in the country.
11 April 2019,
Sri Lanka has ratified the Protocol of 2014 to the Forced Labour Convention becoming the 31st ILO Member State to do so.
09 April 2019, Geneva
By targeting overall gender discrimination, promoting inclusive wage setting, pursuing specific gender pay equality measures and enhancing women’s representation in decision-making, trade unions can contribute effectively to addressing the gender pay gap.
09 April 2019, Beijing, China
OpEd by Claire Courteille-Mulder, ILO country director for China and Mongolia.
ILO welcomes Joint Statement of the ASEAN Trade Union Council and the ASEAN Confederation of Employers
05 April 2019,
On 4 to 5 April 2019, the ASEAN Trade Union Council (ATUC) and the ASEAN Confederation of Employers (ACE) held its second Joint Dialogue on labour migration in Manila, The Philippines, supported by the ILO.
ILO pilots Sustaining Competitive and Responsible Enterprises (SCORE) training programme in Pakistan
01 April 2019, Karachi, Pakistan
The International Labour and Environmental Standards Application in Pakistan’s SMEs (ILES), a project of ILO, funded by the European Union, piloted SCORE training programme in Pakistan. Ten large textile enterprises and 13 consultants were trained in workplace cooperation, quality management, clean production, human resource management and occupational safety and health.
01 April 2019,
On 11 April 1919, ILO’s constitution was adopted in Paris. 100 years later, the diversity and reach of ILO’s work will be showcased in a global live show, webcast from 24 locations in 24 hours, as part of the organisation’s centenary celebrations. The global show will stop-over in seven countries across Asia and the Pacific.
28 March 2019,
The competition helps Viet Nam’s academic community improve research capacity on labour issues with a focus on industrial relations.