02 August 2018,
The ILO project “Equipping Sri Lanka to Counter Trafficking in Persons (EQUIP) funded by the US Department of States, Bureau for South and Central Asian Affairs (SCA) organised an awareness raising march to mark the “World day against Trafficking in Persons”, 30 July 2018.
01 August 2018, Jakarta, Indonesia
Apprenticeship programme is designed to help job seekers gain hands-on experience within an industry and to learn new practical skills while earning a qualification. The ILO and its partners are now piloting the quality apprenticeship program to support the government’s national apprenticeship programme.
Labour Law Reform
29 July 2018,
Labour disputes and strikes are often triggered by the lack of awareness of the law, lack of dialogue between employers and workers or by ambiguous and misleading regulations. Through community forums, the ILO is promoting the prevention and smooth resolution of disputes as a way to strengthen industrial relations and economic growth in Myanmar.
27 July 2018,
Op-ed by Ms Tomoko Nishimoto, the regional director for the International Labour Organization (ILO) in Asia and the Pacific. The ILO currently has nine programmes against forced labour and human trafficking worldwide, four of them are in Asia and the Pacific.
New ILO-SPREP partnership to promote green jobs as a driver of sustainable development in the Pacific
26 July 2018,
25 July 2018, Manila, Philippines
Workers organizations and trade unions in the Philippines will launch a new web platform, to help protect migrant workers from abusive employment practices through user reviews of recruitment agencies.
22 July 2018, Da Nang, Viet Nam
Indonesia continues to reinvigorate its occupational safety and health (OSH). Indonesian representatives participated in the ILO’s regional training course to strengthen the implementation of its OSH programmes by providing more OSH protection to young workers.
Applying the G20 Training Strategy in Viet Nam (Phase 2)
20 July 2018, Da Nang, Viet Nam
The G20 Training Strategy project aims to enhance the relevance of education and training outcomes to labour market demands and to build the capacity of those engaged on Technical Vocational Education and Training (TVET) through assisting the constituents to develop or improve their systems of national and sectoral Skills governance.
18 July 2018, Jakarta, Indonesia
Parent-child separation is one of the adverse impacts of labour migration, affecting child’s physical, cognitive, mental and emotional well-being. A community parenting programme established by the Indonesian government provides access to high-quality, affordable care and education services for migrant workers’ children while they have to work overseas.
16 July 2018, Jakarta, Indonesia
The ILO hosted a national consultation to strengthen regional coordination in combating labour exploitation and trafficking of fishers. The join collaboration is crucial considering the high number of migrant fishers that need to be addressed by multi-countries.