News and articles

2010

  1. Press release

    President of Switzerland to launch new project helping SME ’s become more competitive, sustainable and responsible

    06 July 2010,

    JAKARTA (ILO NEWS) - The President of the Swiss Confederation, H.E. Mdm. Doris Leuthard will attend the signing ceremony of the Joint Commitment on Sustaining Competitive and Responsible Enterprises (SCORE) in Jakarta, on Tuesday 6 July, 2010.

  2. Press release

    Launch of the report “Labour and social trends in Viet Nam 2009/10"

    23 June 2010, BANGKOK

    This report was launched on 23 June 2010 at Ha Noi, Viet Nam.

  3. Press release

    Spotlight falls on decent work in Pacific Island States

    18 June 2010,

    Progress towards building a sustainable future and implementing decent work for countries in the Pacific was highlighted at a special event held during the International Labour Conference (ILC) in Geneva.

  4. Press release

    Timor-Leste to receive funding for social security development from Brazil: South-South cooperation project worth more than $500,000

    16 June 2010,

    The agreement was signed at a ceremony held during the International Labour Conference (ILC), in Geneva. The ILC is the annual meeting of the 183 member states of the International Labour Organization (ILO) the UN agency dealing with work and workplace issues.

  5. Press release

    World Day against Child Labour - countries to "go for the goal" and tackle child labour

    10 June 2010,

    As the football World Cup in South Africa kicked off, countries throughout Asia-Pacific marked World Day against Child Labour with an urgent appeal to "Go For the goal - end child labour".

  6. Labour and Social Trends in ASEAN 2010

    ASEAN’S strong recovery faces challenges, says ILO report, Productivity, skills, job quality critical

    20 May 2010,

    ASEAN countries have rebounded remarkably from the global economic crisis and many are recording pre-crisis economic growth levels but they face key challenges, including rebalancing growth, improving workforce skills, rebuilding employment and – critically – accelerating productivity to compete with India and China, according to a new ILO report.

  7. News

    New ILO report assesses Labour and Social Trends, Crisis recovery, Future Challenges for Asean Economies

    14 May 2010,

    A new report on labour and social trends in the 10 member countries of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) will be released by the International Labour Organization’s (ILO) Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific on Friday 21st May. The report has been prepared for participants attending the 2nd ASEAN Human Resource Conference, being held in Hanoi on Tuesday 25th May.

  8. Press release

    New ILO report assesses labour and social trends, crisis recovery, future challenges for ASEAN economies

    14 May 2010,

    (ILO Bangkok) - New report on labour and social trends in the 10 member countries of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) will be released by the ILO Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific next week. The report has been prepared for participants attending the 2nd ASEAN Human Resource Conference, being held in Hanoi on Tuesday 25th May.

  9. Press release

    New ILO global report on child labour as effort to end child labour slow, ILO calls for “re-energized” global action

    10 May 2010,

    (ILO Geneva & Bangkok) Amid growing concerns over the impact of the economic downturn, the ILO warned in a new study that efforts to eliminate the worst forms of child labour are slowing down and called for a “re-energized” global campaign to end the practice.

  10. Press release

    NEW DATE: ILO to issue new Global Report on Child Labour. Invitation to briefing in Bangkok to examine situation in Asia and the Pacific on 7 May, 11 am at United Nations Conference Centre

    05 May 2010,

    (ILO BANGKOK) – The ILO is to launch a new report on the state of child labour around the world. The report is being launched on the eve of a major global meeting in The Hague, aimed at intensifying efforts to eliminate the worst forms of child labour within the next decade. The new ILO Global Report on Child Labour, entitled “Accelerating action against child labour” will be launched worldwide, under embargo, on 7 May.