News and articles


  1. Press release

    Breakthrough Regional Agreement to Combat Child Domestic Labour

    04 October 2002, CHIANG MAI

    Delegates from 16 countries in Asia attending a tripartite ILO meeting agree on a breakthrough framework for follow up action on the issue of child domestic labour.

  2. Press release

    Child Domestic Workers in the Spotlight at ILO/Japan/Korea Asian Meeting in Chiang Mai

    02 October 2002, BANGKOK

    The ILO/Japan/Korea Asian Meeting opens, trying to tackle the widespread problem of child domestic workers extremely vulnerable to both exploitation and abuse.

  3. Press release

    ILO/Japan/Korea Asian Meeting on Action to Combat Exploitation of Domestic Child Labour

    27 September 2002, BANGKOK

    ILO/Japan/Korea Asian Meeting on Action to Combat Exploitation of Domestic Child Labour aims to reach common understanding about the nature of the problem and possible solutions.

  4. Press release

    Thailand Making ILO's World day against Child Labour

    12 June 2002, BANGKOK

    Thailand is marking the ILO’s first World Day Against Child Labour with a series of activities including parades and paintings.

  5. Press release

    Leading Figures to Launch ILO Global Report on Child Labour in Klong Toey

    03 May 2002, BANGKOK

    Leading figures launch report by the ILO’s Director-General on the extent of child labour in the world today.

  6. Press release

    Candle-lighting Ceremony to Remember Millions Killed or Injured through Work

    24 April 2002, BANGKOK

    ILO join trade unions, labour and health and safety officers and other concerned people in a candle-lighting ceremony on Workers’ Memorial Day.

  7. Press release

    Unemployment Insurance Feasible and Justifiable in Thailand, says ILO report

    29 March 2002, BANGKOK

    New ILO report discussed at Tripartite seminar says the expansion of Thailand's social security coverage make unemployment insurance more feasible and justifiable.

  8. Press release

    ILO Turns Spotlight on Asia Pacific Dimensions of Stark Global Youth Employment Crisis

    27 February 2002, BANGKOK

    ILO regional meeting, preceded by a long process of consultation and research, focuses on the Asia Pacific dimensions of a "stark" global youth employment situations.

  9. Press release

    Ballooning Youth Unemployment may post threat to Stable Development in Asia

    25 February 2002, BANGKOK

    ILO/Japan Tripartite Meeting on Youth Employment in Asia and the Pacific warns that ballooning youth unemployment threatens to undermine stable development in Asia, unless urgent action is taken.

  10. Press release

    New ILO Approach to Combating Forced Labour Stresses Technical Cooperation

    25 February 2002, BANGKOK

    The ILO announces the formation of a new unit which will take concrete measures to combat forced and compulsory labour.