12 July 2019,
Since 2010, the Saitex factory has been part of Better Work Viet Nam, a flagship programme of the ILO and the International Finance Corporation to improve working conditions and boost competitiveness of the garment industry. The State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO) of Switzerland is one of its main donors.
6th Regulating for Decent Work conference
11 July 2019,
The 2019 Regulating for Decent Work prize has been won by a Vietnamese researcher for a study of the conditions of female migrant workers in Myanmar’s garment factories. The prize was presented during the 6th Regulating for Decent Work conference, hosted by the ILO.
Improving industrial relations
ILO and Gap Inc. launch new initiative to improve industrial relations in Bangladesh garment industry
01 July 2019,
01 July 2019,
Global warming is expected to result in an increase in work-related heat stress, damaging productivity and causing job and economic losses. The poorest countries will be worst affected.
International labour standards
30 June 2019,
The agreement promotes the respect for fundamental labour rights under the ILO’s 1998 Declaration on Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work.
G20 Japan 2019
29 June 2019,
G20 leaders, meeting in Osaka, issued a communique stressing the importance of ensuring that ageing societies are active, and supporting gender equality and women's economic empowerment.
28 June 2019,
For the first time violence and harassment in the world of work are covered in new international labour standards, adopted at the Centenary International Labour Conference and now open for ratification by ILO member States.
Indonesia launches its first National OSH Profile to promote safe and secure working environments and foster prevention culture
27 June 2019, Jakarta, Indonesia
Indonesia continues to demonstrate progress and leadership on occupational safety and health (OSH) and to promote a national culture of prevention on OSH.
27 June 2019, Colombo, Sri Lanka
The ILO Country Office for Sri Lanka and the Maldives, together with the Ministry of Labour and Trade Union Relations, Department of Labour, National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), Employers’ Federation of Ceylon (EFC) and trade unions will hold an event on Occupational Safety and Health at work on the 27th of June in Colombo.
ILO 100 on skills development
Bridging Indonesia's skills gap through partnership between industry - vocational education and training
26 June 2019, Jakarta, Indonesia
Skills mismatch is one of the reasons of unemployment in Indonesia. Skills needs of enterprises are often not well-communicated or understood by technical education and vocational training (TVET).