News and articles

2019

  1. News

    Strengthening the roles of labour inspectors in HIV prevention programme at the company level

    15 August 2019, Jakarta, Indonesia

    In collaboration with the Ministry of Manpower, the ILO conducted a two-day HIV/AIDS training for labour inspectors from seven provinces in Indonesia to strengthen their HIV action plans and to ensure the implementation of non-discriminatory policy at the company level.

  2. Celebration of ILO 100

    Youth employment, a priority for the ILO in Timor-Leste

    12 August 2019, Jakarta, Indonesia

    Greg Vines to address major decent work issues, particularly skills development, job creation and income growth for youth, in meetings with government, employers and workers during a two-day visit.

  3. Celebration of ILO 100

    Young entrepreneurs make the best use of technology as business opportunities

    09 August 2019, Jakarta, Indonesia

    Young people are at the heart of the digital age. They think with and through new technologies. They also make the best use of the online tools to develop and build their businesses or doing their works.

  4. News

    Two major Chinese employers’ organizations team up to strengthen collective bargaining

    08 August 2019,

  5. Celebration of ILO 100

    Celebrating the ILO’s 100th anniversary with ILO Virtual Run on Decent Work

    08 August 2019, Jakarta, Indonesia

    More than 1,500 runners joined the ILO Decent Work Virtual Run to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the ILO in Indonesia. The ILO’s Deputy Director-General marked the closing with signing of the ILO 100 Jersey.

  6. News

    Mothers@Work: supporting breastfeeding mothers in the workplace

    08 August 2019,

    Inspiring stories from factories affiliated with Better Work Bangladesh (BWB) show that breastfeeding facilities in the workplace benefit working mothers, their babies and employers.

  7. Celebration of ILO 100

    ILO Deputy Director-General, Greg Vines: ILO calls for “human-centered” approach to future of work

    06 August 2019, Jakarta, Indonesia

    The ILO Deputy-Director General, Greg Vines, emphasized the human-centered approach to the future of work at the Indonesian Development Forum (IDF) in Jakarta

  8. News

    ILO reach out to Indonesian shipping and construction industries for HIV prevention programmes

    05 August 2019, Jakarta, Indonesia

    To promote the importance of HIV prevention programme, the ILO approached the industries with high vulnerability to HIV pandemic. Executive briefing meetings were conducted with Indonesian shipping and construction companies.

  9. Youth4OSH

    New online platform and game board on safety and health at work

    04 August 2019, Manila, Philippines

    The International Labour Organization (ILO) Youth4OSH launched a new online platform and game board to build a culture of safety and health in the Philippines. The platform features relevant, practical, and user-friendly tools to raise awareness and to spur action on occupational safety and health (OSH).

  10. Op-ed

    Migration in Southeast Asia should be an opportunity for workers, communities and economies – not traffickers

    31 July 2019,

    Op-ed by Ms Tomoko Nishimoto, the ILO’s Assistant Director-General and Regional Director for Asia and the Pacific; Mohammad Narciri, the Regional Director of UN Women for Asia and the Pacific, based in Bangkok, Thailand; and Mr Jeremy Douglas, the Regional Representative of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) for Southeast Asia and the Pacific.