News and Press releases


  1. News

    7th ASEAN Labour Inspection Conference Strategic Labour Inspection for Decent Work Including in Global Supply Chains

    05 October 2018,

    The Labour Administration, Labour Inspection and Occupational Safety and Health Branch, together with the Decent Work Team and Country Office of the ILO in Bangkok, and the Vision Zero Fund supported the organization of the The Seventh ASEAN Labour Inspection Conference.

  2. Elimination of child and forced labour

    Stakeholders committed to promote fundamental principles and rights at work in Pakistan’s cotton, textile and garment value chains

    04 October 2018, Islamabad, Pakistan

    The ILO office in Pakistan carved out the roadmap for the elimination of child and forced labour and towards promoting fundamental principles and rights at work (FPRW) in the cotton, textile and garment value chains in Pakistan. These interventions will be spearheaded by two new projects of the ILO funded by the EU & INDITEX.

  3. Labour migration

    Making the best use of digitalization to promote decent work for migrant workers

    02 October 2018, Jakarta, Indonesia

    Digital technology continues to expand and integrate the world in new and innovative ways. Relevant stakeholders in Indonesia discussed how to to maximize the use of technology to promote decent work for migrant workers at the preparatory meeting for the 11th of the ASEAN Forum on Migrant Labour (AFML) in Singapore.

  4. News

    Directorate of Technical Education (DTE) works on integration of market driven skills systems

    29 September 2018,

    B-SEP Project which is funded by Canada Government and implemented by ILO in collaboration of Directorate of Technical Education (DTE) works on integration of market driven skills systems.

  5. © ILO Asia & the Pacific 2018

    Tackling Child Labour

    UK Government to support ILO in fighting child labour in South Asia

    27 September 2018,

    New ILO UK-funded programme will concentrate on the worst forms of child labour in South Asia.

  6. Decent Work

    Government, employers and trade unions set Decent Work priorities for Myanmar until 2021

    21 September 2018,

    Myanmar’s first Decent Work Country Programme (DWCP) set to promote employment, protect labour rights and strengthen social dialogue.

  7. News

    Livelihoods enhanced through labour-based road project

    21 September 2018, Baguia, Timor-Leste

    The Department of National Roads, Bridges and Flood Control (DNRBFC) and ILO launched the first Trial Contracts for the Enhancing Rural Access – Agro Forestry Labour-Based Road Rehabilitation Project in the Baucau Municipality of Timor-Leste.

  8. International Labour Standards

    Cook Islands ratifies two ILO Conventions

    21 September 2018,

    The Government of Cook Islands has deposited with the International Labour Office the instruments of ratification for two ILO Conventions: C144 on the Tripartite Consultation (International Labour Standards) and C182 on the Worst Forms of Child Labour, which have now been formally registered

  9. Myanmar

    ILO Deputy Director-General meets Myanmar Army Chief of General Staff to discuss forced labour

    20 September 2018,

    ILO Deputy Chief called for the Myanmar Government and military to renew their commitment on the elimination of the use of forced labour.

  10. Press release

    Taking steps to promote decent work in global supply chains

    20 September 2018, Beijing, China

    The Ministry of Human Resources (MORHSS) and the ILO organised in Beijing a stakeholders’ meeting to discuss public and private initiatives geared toward responsible business conduct on September 18.