Safe and fair migration
10 July 2019
Addressing the regional dialogue on coordinated quality services for ending violence against women migrant workers organized under the joint EU-ILO-UN Women 'Safe and fair' programme, ILO Regional-Director for Asia and the Pacific, Ms Tomoko Nishimoto, explained the importance of the newly adopted convention on violence and harassment in the world of work.
International Day of Cooperatives
05 July 2019
The 2019 International Day of Cooperatives will be celebrated on Saturday 6 July. This year, in commemoration of the ILO’s centenary, the theme is "cooperatives for decent work" which is closely linked to SDG8. On this occasion ILO Director-General Guy Ryder has issued a video message.
29 June 2019
By Mr Khalid Hassan, Director, ILO Country Office for the Philippines at the World Day against Child Labour celebration in the Philippines, Pasay, Philippines, 29 June 2019
28 June 2019
For the first time violence and harassment in the world of work are covered in new international labour standards, adopted at the Centenary International Labour Conference and now open for ratification by ILO member States.
Safe and fair migration
25 June 2019
ILO Regional-Director Tomoko Nishimoto, addressed the group pf experts for strengthening regional cooperation on social protection in Asia and the Pacific.
Domestic Workers' Day
16 June 2019
Mr. Nilim Baruah, International Labour Organization’s Regional Migration Specialist for Asia and the Pacific, reviews progress on migrant domestic workers’ rights in Asia.
World Day Against Child Labour
12 June 2019
In a statement released for World Day Against Child Labour, ILO Director-General Guy Ryder urges Governments, workers and employers to make a final push to end child labour.
08 June 2019
The Centenary International Labour Conference (ILC) will be a gathering like no other. While the ILC is an annual event, this 108th Session of the Conference is taking place in the 100th year of the Organization. To mark this special occasion the focus will be on the profound transformations under way in the world of work, including the evolving role of the ILO in building a future of work we want.
07 June 2019
When I began working on ships I would encounter negativity. The thought in people’s minds is ‘you can’t do the job’. They say it’s too physical, that women can’t do it... So you have to work ten times harder than the men.
31 May 2019
In the midst of the conflict-affected country, I witnessed hard-working, peace-loving people going about their lives, seemingly unperturbed by the conflict. They come out every day to eke out a living, driven by steadfast hope and deep-rooted determination, to rebuild their lives and their local economies.