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  1. #aprm2022

    17th Asia and the Pacific Regional Meeting concludes with launch of ‘Singapore Statement’

    09 December 2022, Singapore

    Statement identifies priorities to tackle wide range of existing and new employment challenges facing Asia, the Pacific and Arab States.

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    Social security

    Training Workshop on Strengthening Regional Capacity on Employment Injury Insurance (EII) and Employment Insurance (EI)

    09 December 2022, Bangkok, Thailand

    ILO/Korea Partnership Programme and the Korean partner intuitions brought together the tripartite representatives from seven countries in South-East Asia to discuss and enhance their knowledge and understanding in relation to strengthening EII and EI system in the countries.

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    Human rights

    ILO calls for the unconditional release of Thet Hnin Aung, General Secretary of the Myanmar Industries Craft and Services Trade Union Federation

    08 December 2022,

    ILO Director-General Gilbert F. Houngbo, calls for immediate release of imprisoned trade unionist and all others arbitrarily detained since military takeover.

  4. International labour standards

    Preparation for the launch of report on "Promoting and enforcing compliance of labour provisions in trade agreements"

    08 December 2022, Hanoi, Viet Nam

    On 27 April 2022, in Ha Long, Viet Nam, the International Cooperation Department of the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MoLISA ICD), in collaboration with Trade for Decent Work project, organized a Free Trade Agreement Working Group seminar in preparation for the launch of a study report on “Promoting and enforcing compliance of labour provisions in trade agreements”.

  5. News

    China and ILO sign partnership agreement to promote South-South Cooperation

    07 December 2022,

    The government of China and the International Labour Organization (ILO) have pledged to jointly promote full employment and decent work for Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) members.

  6. Green jobs

    Capacity Building and Knowledge Tour on Green Jobs and Just Transition for Government and Farmer Communities in Thailand

    07 December 2022, Chiang Mai, Thailand

    With a focus on transition toward sustainable agriculture, ILO worked with local government's representatives and stakeholders in Chiang Mai to enhance their awareness and understanding of Green Jobs and Just Transition.

  7. #aprm2022

    ILO’s 17th Asia and the Pacific Regional Meeting opens with call for greater efforts to ensure inclusive growth

    06 December 2022, Singapore

    Government, employer and worker representatives from Asia and the Pacific and the Arab States gather in Singapore to shape priorities for action to drive employment growth in both regions.

  8. News

    ILO and DTI accelerate digital entrepreneurship trainings for 2023

    05 December 2022, Manila, Philippines

    The ILO and DTI will accelerate digital entrepreneurship training for increased productivity, improved safety of small and informal enterprises across the Philippines under the Bringing Back Jobs Safely Project funded by the Government of Japan.

  9. News

    Changhee LEE's message for 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence 2022

    02 December 2022,

  10. Persons with Disabilities

    A person with a disability pleads for help with skills development

    02 December 2022,

    The ILO-UK Skills for Prosperity programme joined hands with national partners to help persons with disabilities enjoy equal access to high-quality, relevant skills development opportunities.