News and articles

2004

  1. Press release

    Struggle of Phnom Penh's child domestic workers

    12 March 2004, PHNOM PENH,BANGKOK

    A new survey by the Government of Cambodia, sponsored by the ILO, finds that almost 28,000 children are working in domestic service in Phnom Penh; often seven days a week, with little or no pay or chance to go to school.

  2. Press release

    Women join the labour force in record numbers, but equal opportunities, equal pay and poverty remain problems

    08 January 2004, BANGKOK

    A new report prepared for International Women’s Day by the ILO finds that women are entering the labour force in record numbers worldwide, but still experience higher unemployment and lower wages than men.

  3. Press release

    ILO Official receives award for work on child domestic labour in Cambodia

    03 January 2004, CAMBODIA

    The Cambodian Government awards its National Construction Gold Medal to an ILO official, in recognition of work in combating child labour and raising awareness of the problem.

2003

  1. Press release

    Lifelong Learning a 'Win-Win' Opportunity for Enterprises, Workers

    11 December 2003, BANGKOK

    The key importance of Lifelong Learning and its challenges in the Asia Pacific region are main topics at an ILO meeting in Bangkok attended by representatives of governments, employers’ and workers’ organizations from 15 countries.

  2. Press release

    Lifelong Learning should be nurtured, requires greater recognition

    08 December 2003, BANGKOK

    A Regional Meeting on Lifelong Learning in Asia and the Pacific organized by the ILO opens in Bangkok to promote lifelong-learning initiatives and develop workforce knowledge and skills in response to changes in the labour market.

  3. Press release

    Garment sector continues to grow while some areas relevant to group faintings remain challenging

    08 December 2003, BANGKOK

    The releases its 27th Synthesis Report on Working Conditions in Cambodia’s Garment Sector, which assesses compliance with Cambodian Labour Law and international labour standards in exporting garment factories

  4. Press release

    ILO Meeting Addresses Lifelong Learning and Skills Development in Asia

    02 December 2003, BANGKOK

    A meeting on Lifelong Learning in Asia and the Pacific, focusing on innovative policies and programs that promote life cycle approaches to learning and skills development, is being organized by the ILO.

  5. Press release

    Tripartite Consultation 'a Long-Term Economic Necessity'

    14 November 2003, BANGKOK

    The ILO in tandem with Thailand’s Ministry of Labour is holiding seminar to examine the ILO Tripartite Consultation Convention (C 144), 1976, an important instrument in consolidating a mechanism for social dialogue in ILO member States.

  6. Press release

    Seminar to Examine Potential for Tripartite Consultations

    10 November 2003, BANGKOK

    The ILO in tandem with Thailand’s Ministry of Labour is having a seminar to examine the ILO Tripartite Consultation Convention (C 144), 1976, an important instrument in consolidating a mechanism for social dialogue in ILO member States.

  7. Press release

    Chemical Safety 'a Sustainable Development Issue'

    09 November 2003, BANGKOK

    500 delegates attends Strategic Approach to International Chemicals Management (SAICM) meeting which main objective is to show that chemical safety is a sustainable development issue.