News and articles


  1. Press release

    World Day for Safety and Health at Work 2006

    28 April 2006,

    The World Day for Safety and Health 2006 calls attention to HIV/AIDS as an occupational safety and health issue.

  2. Press release

    Government of Japan and United Nations Trust Fund for Human Security contribute nearly $2 million for Economic and Social Empowerment

    26 April 2006, BANGKOK

    The Government of Japan and the United Nations Trust Fund for Human Security confirm new funding of nearly 212 million yen to help returned victims of human trafficking in the Philippines and Thailand.

  3. Press release

    Safer work for farmers - four country meeting in Viet Nam

    17 March 2006, BANGKOK

    Farmers in Viet Nam meet to discuss safer work in agriculture with their fellow farmers as well as others from Cambodia , Lao PDR and Thailand at a meeting in Nha Trang.

  4. Press release

    The ILO welcomes the release Rong Chhun and human rights activists

    20 January 2006,

    The ILO welcomes the release of Rong Chhun, President of the Cambondia Independent Teachers’ Association and other human rights activists.

  5. Press release

    Meeting to improve work opportunities for disabled persons in Asia

    18 January 2006,

    The ILO facilitates six-country meeting in Bangkok focusing on improving legislation to promote training and employment opportunities for disabled persons in Asia.

  6. Press release

    The International Labour Office joins its voice in the concern raised over the arrests of Krm Sokha, Pa Nguon Teang and Yeng Virak

    06 January 2006, BANGKOK

    The ILO is deeply disturbed by the arrest of Cambodian human rights activists, some representing organizations which have been active partners with the ILO.


  1. Press release

    Working out of Disaster: the Asian Tsunami, one year later

    23 December 2005, LAMBADA LHOK

    The ILO documents the lives of those people affected by the 2004 Tsunami describing their efforts to get back to work quickly and rebuild their lives.

  2. Press release

    Thai tsunami victims unveil 'World's longest batik' to mark disaster anniversary

    15 December 2005,

    A group of Thai workers who lost their livelihoods in the 2004 Tsunami mark the first anniversary of the disaster by unveiling their own memorial - a 133 metre long hand-made batik chronicling what happened when the tsunami waves hit Khao Lak.

  3. Press release

    Cambodia's labour laws under review

    12 December 2005,

    A two-day international conference on possible revisions to Cambodia’s labour law is held in Phnom Penh.

  4. Press release

    Experts to review laws and guidelines to protect children against trafficking

    21 November 2005,

    Experts from seven countries in the region gather in Bangkok to review legal frameworks and law enforcement capacity in combating child trafficking and to develop child friendly guidelines for the care of children who survived trafficking.