20 May 2018,
Victims of the September 2012 Ali Enterprises factory fire and their families start receiving payments from an additional compensation fund following negotiations enabled by the ILO.
16 May 2018,
World Employment and Social Outlook
14 May 2018,
ILO flagship report estimates job losses and job creation as the world moves to a greener economy.
Occupational Safety and Health
07 May 2018, Karachi, Pakistan
Every year worldwide 28th April marks World Day for Safety and Health at Work. This year was commemorated under the theme “Generation Safe and Healthy”. In Pakistan this day was marked by the ILO and its constituents through an event hosted by the Employers Federation of Pakistan (EFP) in Karachi on 7th May to reaffirm their commitment towards the common goal of safer workplaces and healthy workers in Pakistan. The event was attended by 175 delegates from the employer community, workers representatives, chamber of commerce and related federal and provincial government officials.
02 May 2018,
A new ILO report shows that 1.3 billion people work informally in Asia-Pacific, comprising 65 per cent of the world’s informally employed. Most of them lack social protection, rights at work and decent working conditions.
30 April 2018,
Migrant workers comprise most of the workforce in Thailand's fishing sector. Ensuring that they are aware of their rights and know how to find help to protect them is essential to prevent and end abusive labour practices. A new video provides them with the information they need, in their languages.
World Day for Safety and Health at Work
30 April 2018,
Op-ed by Ms Tomoko Nishimoto, Assistant Director-General of the International Labour Organization and Regional Director for Asia and the Pacific
28 April 2018,
27 April 2018, Jakarta, Indonesia
The ILO organizes an Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) Festival titled “Generation Safe and Healthy”, as part of the joint global campaign aimed to accelerate action to achieve Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) Target 8.8—promoting labour rights and promoting safe and secure working environments for all workers by 2030.
26 April 2018,
The International Labour Organization and Tokyo 2020 sign an agreement to promote socially responsible labour practices in the run-up to the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games in the Japanese capital.