18 November 2019, Jakarta, Indonesia
As part of the ongoing livelihood skills for Indonesian youth and refugee youth, the ILO and UNHCR introduced the benefits of community-based social enterprises, supported by four social entrepreneurs.
16 November 2019,
The Ministry of Labour and Social Welfare, the Lao Federation of Trade Unions (LFTU) and the Lao National Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LNCCI) of Lao PDR celebrated the International Labour Organization (ILO) Centenary and the 55th anniversary of Lao PDR’s membership.
14 November 2019,
International Labour Standards
13 November 2019,
100 years ago the first International Labour Conference adopted the first International Labour Standard – on working time. As the ILO celebrates this landmark moment, ILO Working Time specialist, Jon Messenger, looks back at the history of the Convention and its impact.
12 November 2019, Jakarta, Bandung and Yogyakarta, Indonesia
The ILO launched its latest documentary on business development for transgender persons, aimed to inspire more transgender persons to start and develop their businesses as their source of living and a way to promote equal employment opportunities.
Japan: Research shows businesses recognize benefits of decent work policies in electronics supply chains
11 November 2019,
The International Labour Organization (ILO) and Japan Electronics and Information Technology Industries Association (JEITA) share expertise to promote CSR in global supply chains
Ridwan Kamil, Governor of West Java
08 November 2019, Jakarta, Indonesia
Ridwan Kamil, Governor of West Java, participated in the interactive session of the ILO’s BWI annual Business Forum in Jakarta. He shared his vision and programme to continue strengthening the business competitiveness of the West Java Province.
Skills for Prosperity
07 November 2019, Jakarta, Indonesia
The Indonesian government has made it a priority to strengthen the country’s maritime sector. A new programme - “Skills for Prosperity” - sees the ILO team up with the Government of the United Kingdom to give focused support to this initiative.
Fire Service and Civil Defence Week
06 November 2019, Dhaka
The Fire Service and Civil Defence Week is observed from 6-12 November in Bangladesh. On this occasion, Country Director of ILO Bangladesh, Tuomo Poutiainen reflects on the development in fire safety measures in Bangladesh. This write-up was first published in a magazine brought out by the Fire Service and Civil Defence Department of the Government of Bangladesh.
Gender equality campaign
06 November 2019, Jakarta, Indonesia
The ILO’s Better Work Indonesia (BWI) programme has launched an innovative campaign on gender equality in garment industry. Making the best use of technology, BWI’s campaign ran a video blog (vlog) competition.