News and articles

2019

  1. ILO 100

    Piloting an integrated labour inspection system in the fishing sector in North Sulawesi

    22 July 2019, Jakarta, Indonesia

    The province of North Sulawesi in Indonesia is committed to improve its labour inspection in the fishing sector. With support from the ILO and the Ministry of Manpower, they are now piloting an integrated labour inspection system.

  2. #ILO100

    First visit of ILO Director-General to a Pacific Island State

    21 July 2019,

    The Director-General of the International Labour Organization (ILO), Mr Guy Ryder, visited Papua New Guinea on the occasion of the Pacific high level forum on climate change and decent work. The trip was the first-ever visit of an ILO Director-General to a Pacific Island State.

  3. © Robert Scoble 2019

    #ILO100

    First visit of ILO Director-General to a Pacific Island State

    21 July 2019,

    The Director-General of the International Labour Organization (ILO), Mr Guy Ryder, visited Papua New Guinea on the occasion of the Pacific high level forum on climate change and decent work. The trip was the first-ever visit of an ILO Director-General to a Pacific Island State.

  4. Fair recruitment

    DOLE, ILO promote rights-based information through online learning for Overseas Filipino Workers

    19 July 2019, Manila, Philippines

    The Philippine government and the ILO have partnered for an online Post-Arrival Orientation Seminar to guide Overseas Filipino Workers upon arrival in destination countries.

  5. News update

    Action plan for National Labour Migration Policy completed

    19 July 2019, Colombo, Sri Lanka

    The final inter-ministerial workshop in the process of updating the NLMP took place on 18th July 2019 at the Movenpick Hotel with the inter- ministerial consultation workshop on the National Action Plan (NAP).

  6. ILO-Viet Nam cooperation

    Viet Nam Decent Work Country Programme yields results at midway

    18 July 2019,

    The ILO has offered support through policy advice, capacity building and technical cooperation to open opportunities for women and men to gain access to better jobs and participate in the decisions that affect their lives.

  7. News

    Promoting the ratification of ILO conventions in Timor-Leste

    17 July 2019, Dili, Timor-Leste

    The ILO promotes the ratification of three ILO Conventions in Timor-Leste that are relevant with the needs and conditions of this young country. Since its independence in 2002, Timor-Leste has made significant progress.

  8. News

    Employers and workers of Timor-Leste agree to promote constructive industrial relations

    15 July 2019, Dili, Timor-Leste

    Representatives of employers’ and workers’ organizations sat down together bilaterally for the first time, facilitated by the ILO. They agreed to build a social dialogue culture in the country as a means to develop greater trust and constructive industrial relations in the country.

  9. News

    Innovative OSH platform and game board for young workers

    15 July 2019, Jakarta, Indonesia

    To better reach out young workers in the country, the ILO and its partners have developed and launched communication tools in the forms of online OSH platform and game board.

  10. Press release

    Learning to learn for life and work

    15 July 2019, Colombo, Sri Lanka

    On 15 July 2019, the International Labour Organization (ILO) joins the global celebration of World Youth Skills Day (WYSD) that raises awareness of the importance of youth skills development.

  11. News update

    EQUIP launches campaign to eradicate forced labour and human trafficking.

    14 July 2019, Colombo, Sri Lanka

    EQUIP Project of the ILO launched the ‘Hari Paren Yamu’ (Let’s take the right path) campaign that create awareness on the importance of safe labour migration, forced labour and human trafficking.