News and articles

2003

  1. Press release

    ILO Office opens in Hanoi, Decent Work Tops the Agenda

    17 February 2003, HANOI

    The ILO officially opens its Hanoi office, pledging to work closely with its tripartite constituents from Government, employer and worker groups to promote Decent Work in Vietnam.

  2. Press release

    Employers can play significant role in improving access to Decent Work for People with Disabilities

    17 January 2003, BANGKOK

    Employers in Asia and the Pacific can play a leading role in developing initiatives to improve access to employment and vocational training for people with disabilities, but discriminatory legislation must be removed from statute books.

  3. Press release

    Republic of Korea, ILO sign Partnership Programme Agreement

    13 January 2003, BANGKOK

    The ILO and the Republic of Korea sign an agreement aimed at establishing a “Korea /ILO Partnership Programme", that will strengthen relations between Korea and the ILO through a new framework and programme cooperation agreements.

  4. Press release

    Improving Employment Opportunities for People with Disabilities at the Heart of ILO/Japan Meeting

    13 January 2003, BANGKOK

    ILO/Japan meeting participants addresses the important challenge of improving vocational training and employment opportunities for people with disabilities, advocating the ratification of ILO Convention 159.

  5. Press release

    ILO and Viet Nam start project on 'Improving Industrial Relations at the Work Place and Promoting Working Capacity'

    08 January 2003, HANOI

    Viet Nam, in collaboration with ILO, launches Project on "Improve Industrial Relations at Work Place and Promote Working Capacity" involving both representatives from the Government and worker and employer organizations.

  6. Press release

    ILO/Japan Meeting to Focus on Training, Employment Needs of Disabled People

    08 January 2003, BANGKOK

    ILO/Japan meeting to promote full participation and rights of people with disabilities to 'Decent Work', put focus on the training and employment needs of disabled people.

  7. Press release

    ILO and Viet Nam launch new initiative to improve industrial relations and promote economic development

    06 January 2003, BANGKOK

    Viet Nam, in collaboration with ILO, launches three-year Project on "Improve Industrial Relations at Work Place and Promote Working Capacity" involving both representatives from the Government and worker and employer organizations.

2002

  1. Press release

    Prescription Aimed at Improving Infrastructure Implementation

    20 December 2002, BANGKOK

    Seminar jointly organized by the Ministry of Interior and the ILO’s ASIST-AP program presents collaborative research material aimed at helping Tambol Administrative Organizations (TAOs) to implement infrastructure projects more efficiently.

  2. Press release

    World Commission Takes on Social Consequences of Globalization

    17 December 2002, BANGKOK

    Participants at a regional dialogue of the World Commission on the Social Dimension of Globalization, agree on the importance of the social dimension to be put on the agenda facing globalization.

  3. Press release

    Asia-Pacific Regional Dialogue by the World Commission on the Social Dimension of Globalization

    29 November 2002, BANGKOK

    Asia-Pacific Regional Dialogue by the World Commission on the Social Dimension of Globalization participants explore regional and sub-regional strategies for making globalization more inclusive.