News and articles

2020

  1. News

    Entrepreneurial opportunities for Cambodian youth boosted through Know About Business (KAB) training

    27 November 2020, Phnom Penh

    Cambodian Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport (MoEYS) adopts the ILO’s Know About Business (KAB) modules into the national education curriculum.

  2. Skills for Prosperity Programme in Indonesia

    Tourism skills development partnership launched at Indonesia’s popular tourist destination

    26 November 2020,

    The International Labour Organization supports Manado State Polytechnic’s international maritime tourism curricula development and skills building.

  3. News

    ILO Nepal receives an Award of Honor

    26 November 2020, Kathmandu, Nepal

    ILO Country Director honoured for ILO’s contribution to private sector development in Nepal.

  4. COVID-19: Supporting enterprises, jobs and incomes

    Keeping-up the business spirits of Indonesian MSMEs in the midst of uncertainty

    25 November 2020, Jakarta, Indonesia

    The ILO’s SCORE programme together with the Parahyangan Catholic University not only improve the productivity of micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs), but also help them keeping their business spirits in the midst of uncertainty. Some MSMEs have shown increased revenues.

  5. News

    New labour standards crucial to fight violence and harassment at workplace

    24 November 2020, Kathmandu, Nepal

    An awareness-raising workshop highlighted the significance of the newly adopted ILO Convention and Recommendation to curb workplace violence and harassment, especially gender-based violence and harassment in Nepal marking the start of 16 Days of Activism to end Gender-based Violence (GBV).

  6. News

    Creating a workplace culture of trust with effective communications amid the pandemic

    23 November 2020, Jakarta, Indonesia

    Workplace culture and trust are important during the COVID-19 pandemic. The ILO’s SCORE programme showed that effective communication and transparency are key to overcome employment obstacles in this challenging time.

  7. News update

    Delivering essential personal protective equipment to micro and small enterprises – keeping workplaces safe and healthy

    20 November 2020, Colombo, Sri Lanka

    International Labour Organization (ILO) together with the United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS), purchased and kick- started the delivery of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) worth 47 million Sri Lankan Rupees.

  8. Garment sector in Asia and the Pacific

    Women hit hard by COVID-19 impact on garment sector

    20 November 2020,

    A new brief highlights COVID-19 impacts on women and men workers in the garment sector and recommendations for a gender-responsive recovery.

  9. Press release

    Sports for all, Decent Work for all; Workers and Employers committed towards realizing Decent Work

    16 November 2020, Lahore and Sialkot, Pakistan

    The Employers Federation of Pakistan in collaboration with Pakistan Olympics Association, Pakistan Workers Federation, Sports Board Punjab and with the technical assistance of ILO conducted a series of awareness events “Sports for all, Decent work for all” in Lahore and Sialkot. The events sensitized the importance of sports activities as vehicles to achieve decent work with an emphasis on elimination of child labour.

  10. News

    Combating stigma and discrimination against HIV with creative campaigns

    16 November 2020, Jakarta, Indonesia

    The ILO team up with the Indonesian Employers’ Association (Apindo) to empower companies combating stigma and discrimination against HIV with innovative campaign using video blog (vlog).