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    A just transition

    Trade unions join efforts to green Viet Nam’s chemical and pharmaceutical industry

    17 May 2023, Hanoi, Viet Nam

    Trade union members evaluate support efforts to facilitate a Just Transition in the chemical and pharmaceutical industry in Viet Nam.

  2. Awareness campaign

    Bright future awaits Malaysian technical and vocational students in food services sector

    17 May 2023, Kedah, Malaysia

    Students in Kedah see first-hand the how skills training and practical experience can lead to careers rather than jobs in growing sector.

  3. Occupational Safety and Health

    'Safe and Healthy Workplace is...' photo challenge

    15 May 2023, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia

    With the support of ILO-EU projects, tripartite partners in Mongolia organize a month-long OSH campaign in April 2023, aiming to foster a culture of safety and health across all sectors in the country.

  4. Cooperative development

    Local producer groups learn cooperative development skills in Lao People's Democratic Republic

    15 May 2023, Bangkok, Thailand

    Tea and coffee farmer groups and staff from the Attapeu Department of Industry and Commerce take part in ILO’s Think.COOP training, designed for those interested in starting and managing a cooperative.

  5. International Labour Day and World Day for Safety and Health

    International Labour Day and World Day for Safety and Health observed in Afghanistan

    15 May 2023, Kabul, Afghanistan

    Event highlights challenging situation faced by both workers and employers across the country and need for Social Justice.

  6. Occupational Safety and Health

    Building a culture of safety in Mongolia through an art competition

    15 May 2023, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia

    Mongolian secondary school students promote occupational safety and health through a drawing contest organized by the Occupational Safety and Health Center, in collaboration with the ILO's 'Trade for Decent Work' project, funded by the European Union.

  7. Employment policy

    Vanuatu works towards first National Employment Policy

    12 May 2023, Vanuatu

    Policy development an important step towards creating a more resilient and inclusive economy.

  8. Social protection

    New report on the state of social protection in Nepal

    10 May 2023, Kathmandu, Nepal

    ILO has published a new report that reviews Nepal’s social security system to understand existing protection gaps from the lens of national targets, and international standards and principles.

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    Social security

    Capacity of Thailand Social Security Office staff strengthened

    09 May 2023, Bangkok, Thailand

    New skills will help Social Security Office staff deliver better services and increase social security coverage in Thailand.

  10. Trade for Decent Work

    Mongolia implements new labour dispute resolution mechanism with ILO's support

    08 May 2023, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia

    With the support of the ILO's "Trade for Decent Work" project, funded by the European Union, the Mongolian Government introduces a new mechanism aimed at enhancing the resolution of labour disputes in the country.