News and articles

2021

  1. News

    Change needed to rid Thai workplaces of sexual harassment report finds

    03 December 2021,

    Sexual harassment in Thailand remains deeply embedded in society to the detriment of women and especially women migrant workers, according to a new report from the International Labour Organization (ILO) and UN Women.

  2. Press release

    Two songwriters from Hanoi and HCM City win Music Against Child Labour song competition

    02 December 2021,

    The initiative which attracted 88 entries from 68 musicians from across Viet Nam, aimed to raise awareness as part of the International Year for the Elimination of Child Labour.

  3. News

    Empowered by new management skills, novice event organizers turbocharge launch of new tourism spot

    02 December 2021,

    The ILO-UK programme is equipping coastal villagers in Indonesia with knowledge, skills and tools to help them capitalize on emerging tourism opportunities.

  4. Press release

    Viet Nam launches second programme of action plan to tackle child labour

    01 December 2021,

    The National Programme on the Prevention and Reduction of Child Labour for the 2021 ̶ 25 period, with a vision towards 2030, has been launched to accelerate Viet Nam’s progress in the fight against child labour.

  5. Press release

    The ILO and China reaffirm the strategic South-South Cooperation partnership in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic

    01 December 2021,

  6. 16 Days, Orange the world

    Free from violence and harassment for a harmonious workplace, society and common prosperity

    30 November 2021,

    ILO Country Office Director Dr. Changhee Lee delivered a video speech on the occasion of 16 Days campaign 2021 to call for a workplace free from violence and harassment

  7. © FED 2021

    Press release

    Fisheries and seafood workers in Thailand receive support to recover from COVID-19

    30 November 2021,

    Migrant workers and family members in three coastal provinces of Thailand will benefit from financial assistance provided by the ILO Ship to Shore Rights South-East Asia project, supported by the European Union.

  8. Press Release

    ILO supports micro, small and medium enterprises leverage reopening of borders in Fiji

    29 November 2021, Suva, Fiji

    With Fiji’s international borders opening up to tourists this week and hundreds of businesses around the country having safely resumed operations, there has been a high demand for Business Development Services by Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMSEs)

  9. News

    Mediators play a key role in promoting bipartite cooperation in the new normal era

    29 November 2021, Jakarta, Indonesia

    Over the coming months and years, the COVID-19 pandemic will likely to continue to have dramatic impact on all aspects of life and business, including disputes and their resolution. In the face of economic uncertainty, the roles of mediation and mediators to assist in resolving workplace disputes have become more important.

  10. News

    ILO supports the Government of Bangladesh for skills development in the caregiving occupation

    29 November 2021,

    ILO's EU funded Skills 21 project is facilitating the level 2 skills training in caregiving occupation through its partner TVET institutes