News and articles

2020

  1. Press release

    Decent work for sustainable social development in China

    01 December 2020,

    In online training, Capital University of Economics and Business (CUEB) students receive in-depth training on key CSR concepts.

  2. News

    ILO discussed trade unions’ concerns of new unemployment protection programme

    01 December 2020, Jakarta, Indonesia

    Despite ongoing protest against the recently passed omnibus law, unemployment insurance (UI) programme receives a relatively positive sentiment from trade unions. Although they still have some concerns.

  3. News

    Better road access for improved local economic and social development in Timor-Leste

    30 November 2020, Manufahi Municipality, Timor-Leste

    The recently inaugurated 3.6 km road rehabilitation under Roads for Development (R4D) programme has improved living conditions and economic empowerment of local community of Betano-Loro in Manufahi Municipality, Timor-Leste.

  4. News

    Entrepreneurial opportunities for Cambodian youth boosted through Know About Business (KAB) training

    27 November 2020, Phnom Penh

    Cambodian Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport (MoEYS) adopts the ILO’s Know About Business (KAB) modules into the national education curriculum.

  5. Skills for Prosperity Programme in Indonesia

    Tourism skills development partnership launched at popular Indonesia tourist destination

    26 November 2020,

    The International Labour Organization supports Manado State Polytechnic’s international maritime tourism curricula development and skills building.

  6. News

    ILO Nepal receives an Award of Honor

    26 November 2020, Kathmandu, Nepal

    ILO Country Director honoured for ILO’s contribution to private sector development in Nepal.

  7. Press release

    Safe and Fair Philippines celebrates International Day of Ending Violence against Women

    25 November 2020, Manila, Philippines

    Babaeng Biya(hero), the national campaign of Safe and Fair Philippines formally launches actress Maine Mendoza as celebrity champion and continues its commitment in providing more Filipina migrant workers with information and assistance that will support them in achieving a safe and fair migration experience.

  8. COVID-19: Supporting enterprises, jobs and incomes

    Keeping-up the business spirits of Indonesian MSMEs in the midst of uncertainty

    25 November 2020, Jakarta, Indonesia

    The ILO’s SCORE programme together with the Parahyangan Catholic University not only improve the productivity of micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs), but also help them keeping their business spirits in the midst of uncertainty. Some MSMEs have shown increased revenues.

  9. News

    New labour standards crucial to fight violence and harassment at workplace

    24 November 2020, Kathmandu, Nepal

    An awareness-raising workshop highlighted the significance of the newly adopted ILO Convention and Recommendation to curb workplace violence and harassment, especially gender-based violence and harassment in Nepal marking the start of 16 Days of Activism to end Gender-based Violence (GBV).

  10. News

    Creating a workplace culture of trust with effective communications amid the pandemic

    23 November 2020, Jakarta, Indonesia

    Workplace culture and trust are important during the COVID-19 pandemic. The ILO’s SCORE programme showed that effective communication and transparency are key to overcome employment obstacles in this challenging time.