News and articles

2005

  1. Press release

    ILO project to improve communications for Mongolia's rural communities enters final phase

    04 October 2005,

    Two ILO workshops on Integrated Rural Accessibility Planning (IRAP) is being held in Mongolia with the aim to improve links between rural people and key services like medical care and education.

  2. Press release

    Ministry of Tourism of the Kingdom of Cambodia and ILO team up to advocate promotion of “child safe” tourism policies to prevent trafficking in children and women tourism industry

    22 September 2005,

    Promoting safer environments – employers, workers and officials/staff of relevant government institutions and NGOs to receive training in counter-trafficking measures.

  3. Press release

    New ILO report finds mixed progress towards millennium development goals in Asia Pacific

    12 September 2005, BANGKOK

    A new ILO report says that despite encouraging progress in cutting poverty and improving the working lives of people in Asia and the Pacific, unemployment reached a new record high in the region while jobs growth remained “disappointing”.

  4. Press release

    Prevention of migrant abuse given new momentum at counter-trafficking meeting

    08 September 2005, BANGKOK

    Government Ministers and representatives of influential employers’ and workers’ organizations from five Mekong countries is meeting to work together to better protect the rights of cross-border migrants.

  5. Press release

    Prevention of migrant abuse given new momentum at counter-trafficking meeting

    08 September 2005,

    Government Ministers, high-level officials and leaders of influential employers’ and workers’ organizations from five Mekong countries today pledged to work together to better protect the rights of cross-border migrants, one of the groups most vulnerable to the threat of human trafficking, and review efforts to tackle trafficking from an employment-standards perspective.

  6. Press release

    Five-country advisory group meets to discuss joint action to tackle human trafficking across the Greater Mekong Sub-region

    06 September 2005, BANGKOK

    Govenrment Ministers and representatives of influential employers’ and workers’ organizations from five countries are gathering in Bangkok to advise on joint-action to prevent human trafficking within the Greater Mekong Sub-region (GMS).

  7. Press release

    New US$1.5 million Japan/ILO project to tackle poverty, conflict, and discrimination among indigenous people in Papua

    05 September 2005,

    The ILO announces a three-year project to tackle poverty, discrimination and promote human security among indigenous peoples in the Indonesian province of Papua.

  8. Press release

    Cambodian products fair in Siem Reap

    10 August 2005,

    Cambodian products, including handicrafts, organic food, Khmer cuisine, other food and home products at showcased at a ILO sponsored fair in Siem Reap.

  9. Press release

    ILO makes business case for hiring disabled persons

    05 July 2005,

    More than a dozen multi-national companies (MNCs) as well as Governments and disabled persons’ groups.are participating in a ground-breaking ILO workshop advocating the message that hiring people with disabilities makes good business sense.

  10. Press release

    Minister opens discussion on extending protection to millions of informal economy workers

    30 June 2005,

    An ILO sponsored seminar on extending labour laws to protect workers in the informal economy in Thailand opens, including participators reprecenting labour inspectors, employers, homeworkers, and agricultural workers.