News and articles

2019

  1. Press release

    ILO holds Job Fair for persons with disabilities

    04 December 2019,

    ILO/ LEED+ or the Local Empowerment through Economic Development and Reconciliation Project launched in September 2018 in Sri Lanka. Building on more than eight years of work by ILO and multiple stakeholders, the programme promotes resilient, inclusive and sustainable growth strategies for conflict-affected communities.

  2. ILO National Dialogue on Future of Work

    Government, employers and worker leaders emphasize on tripartite consultation, skills building and ratification of ILO Conventions on minimum age and forced labour

    28 November 2019,

  3. ILO100 in Viet Nam

    Future of work is the choice of Viet Nam

    27 November 2019,

    The 2019 Viet Nam Labour Forum agrees that Viet Nam is on the right track on its way towards an upper middle income country. A new ILO report shows the country is creating more middle-skilled and high-skilled jobs.

  4. Press release

    Let them fly, don’t clip their wings !

    26 November 2019,

    Ridma Weerawardena is the latest musician from around the world to join the ILO’s Global Music Against Child Labour Initiative. The song is his contribution to the global and Sri Lankan fight to end child labour

  5. Press release

    Cotton picking women and adolescent girls of Southern Punjab sensitized on child labour, forced labour and OSH

    25 November 2019, Southern Punjab, Pakistan

    ILO organised series of five farm level awareness raising seminars cum workshops on child labour, forced labour and OSH for the cotton picking women and adolescent girls workers of Southern Punjab under its project “Elimination of Child Labour and Forced Labour in the Cotton, Textile and Garment Value Chains: an Integrated Approach” Co-funded by the European Union.

  6. © Stuart Price / UN Photo 2019

    Social Protection

    More than 500 billion dollars a year needed to ensure basic levels of social protection worldwide

    25 November 2019,

    A new ILO report highlights critical financing gaps in social protection and provides policy recommendations on how these gaps could be closed.

  7. Natural Disasters

    Earthquake victims get gravity-fed water supply in Papua New Guinea

    22 November 2019,

    A ILO-Japan funded partnership infrastructure project is helping earthquake-affected communities in the Nipa district to access clean drinking water.

  8. Press release

    China expands its support to South-South Triangular Cooperation in ASEAN countries

    22 November 2019, Beijing, China

  9. Alliance 8.7

    Countries in Asia and the Pacific drive action to end child labour, forced labour and human trafficking

    22 November 2019,

    Asia-Pacific countries committed to accelerate action and strengthen collaboration to ensure that all women, men, girls and boys are free from child labour, forced labour and human trafficking.

  10. Business development

    Forum makes case for responsible business agenda

    20 November 2019,

    The event hears that the time is right for Viet Nam to integrate responsible business practices into its policies and corporate operations.