News and Press releases


  1. Media advisory

    Global Commission to launch landmark Future of Work report

    14 January 2019,


  1. News update

    ILO Boosts Disaster Resilience of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises in Sri Lanka

    27 December 2018, Colombo, Sri Lanka

    With the support from Government of Japan ILO assist in strengthening climate change resilience and disaster recovery within Sri Lanka’s MSME sector.

  2. Press release

    Garment sector stakeholders’ firm on ensuring compliance with labour standards

    19 December 2018, Islamabad, Pakistan

    GSSF members concurred that policy and advocacy on formulating a wage policy framework is a key step towards minimum wage reforms.

  3. Labour migration

    ILO supports Cambodia’s new policy and guidelines for enhanced labour migration governance and access to justice

    18 December 2018,

    On International Migrants Day, the Government of Cambodia launches Policy on Labour Migration and Dispute Resolution Guidelines for Resolving Migrant Worker Grievances.

  4. Labour migration

    ILO: Social protection coverage has improved in ASEAN, but migrant workers remain among the least protected

    18 December 2018,

    Despite considerable progress made in the expansion of social security coverage of migrant workers in ASEAN, migrant workers remain among the least protected, says the International Labour Organization (ILO) in a new study.

  5. News item

    International Migrants Day 2018.

    18 December 2018,

    Sri Lanka’s Migrant Women Domestic Workers: The Family Background Report five years on

  6. The 2018 World AIDS Day

    Joining forces to promote non-discriminatory policies at the workplace and VCT@Work

    18 December 2018, Jakarta, Indonesia

    To commemorate the 2018 World AIDS Day, the ILO together with its social partners have joined forces to conduct and implement a series of commitments and programmes regarding the importance of knowing your status and the implementation of the non-discriminatory policy at the workplace.

  7. The 2018 World AIDS Day

    Reactivating the Indonesian Workplace Working Group on HIV

    17 December 2018, Jakarta, Indonesia

    The ILO facilitated the efforts led by the Ministry of Manpower to reactivate the Workplace Working Group on HIV.

  8. News

    Established, a trade union network for fostering social dialogue in Indonesia palm oil industry

    14 December 2018, Jakarta, Indonesia

    Indonesia is one of the biggest producers of palm oil in the world. Trade unions federations in the palm oil sector initiated the establishment of the Indonesia Palm Oil Trade Union Network to promote social dialogue as means to realize decent work in this sector.

  9. Labour migration

    ILO supports ASEAN safe migration campaign

    13 December 2018,

    The ASEAN Safe Migration Campaign #SafeMigrationASEAN was launched to raise public awareness on safe labour migration that benefits all.