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April 2014

  1. ILO Timor-Leste newsletter, April 2014

    01 April 2014

    Illustrates the broad range of programmes and activities of the ILO in Timor-Leste, many of which are directly relevant to the national social and economic goals of the Government.

  2. News@ILO, April 2014

    01 April 2014

    The e-newsletter from the ILO Regional Office in Asia and the Pacific providing the latest developments and activities in the region, upcoming events and recent publications.

March 2014

  1. ILO Viet Nam newsletter, March 2014

    27 March 2014

    The seventh quarterly newsletter of the ILO Country Office for Viet Nam covers a range of activities, from the first National Child Labour Survey, the expansion of Better Work programme to the north, to the ratification of the ILO Convention on Promotional Framework for Occupational Safety and Health.

  2. Green jobs mapping study in Malaysia

    26 March 2014

    The mapping study was conducted to estimate and identify green jobs in Malaysia and identified potential challenges to developing a greener economy with green jobs and decent work.

  3. Thematic brochure: Discrimination

    24 March 2014

    Equality and fair treatment are among the key pillars of harmonious societies. Equal opportunity and treatment allows all in society to contribute fully to development and share equitably in the benefits deriving from their labour. However, discrimination based on bias and prejudices still pervades all spheres of life, especially in the workplace. Discrimination in the workplace occurs when a person or group of persons is excluded from an opportunity, preferred over another, or treated differently on the basis of personal characteristics not related to genuine job requirements.

  4. New report addresses twin challenges of child labour and youth employment in Lao PDR

    18 March 2014

    This report examines the related issues of child labour and youth employment in Laos. Guided by observed outcomes in terms of schooling, work activities and status in the labour market, the report considers the economic as well as the social determinants of child labour and youth employment difficulties.

  5. Viet Nam National Child Labour Survey 2012

    14 March 2014

    This is the first national child labour survey in Viet Nam. With ILO technical support, the survey of 50,640 households was carried out by the General Statistical Office and the report was prepared by the Institute for Labour Sciences and Social Affairs.

  6. Decent Work and Social Justice for the SIDS

    12 March 2014

    Decent work and social justice are building blocks for sustainable development. Productive employment that provides adequate livelihoods, social protection and respect for worker rights is an essential element of environmental, social and economic sustainability.

  7. Your right to equality and non-discrimination at work: Smart guide for workers

    05 March 2014

    The Guide promotes equality for all working women and men. It explains workers’ rights to fair employment: equal opportunities, remuneration and treatment at work without discrimination.

  8. Your right to maternity protection: Smart guide for workers

    05 March 2014

    The Guide promotes equality for all working mothers and fathers. It explains women workers’ rights to maternity protection during pregnancy and after child birth.

  9. Stop sexual harassment and violence at work: Smart guide for workers

    05 March 2014

    The Guide promotes equal and safe workplaces for all workers. It explains what sexual harassment is and shows how to prevent and take action against it in workplaces.

  10. News@ILO, March 2014

    03 March 2014

    The e-newsletter from the ILO Regional Office in Asia and the Pacific providing the latest developments and activities in the region, upcoming events and recent publications.

  11. Skills and Employability Network Community Updates, Issue 15

    01 March 2014

    This is the March 2014 edition of the Skills and Employability Network Updates. In this issue you can read about resources, news, events in the world of skills and employability. If you want to include information about your organization, events, projects, in the next updates then please let us know and we will include it in the next edition of the Updates.

  12. Decent work for all, March 2014 news update

    01 March 2014

    The March 2014 monthly news update of the ILO Country Office for the Philippines contains a feature on The daily struggle of a Haiyan widow, latest news on the Government of Japan's donation to help Typhoon Haiyan (Yolanda) victims and power restoration in Mindanao worst typhoon-hit areas, must reads including forthcoming events and meetings.

February 2014

  1. New arrivals at the ILO Knowledge Centre in Bangkok: February 2014

    28 February 2014

    Provides list of new publications at the ILO Knowledge Centre in Bangkok.

  2. Employment practices and working conditions in Thailand’s fishing sector

    24 February 2014

    The report, based on the largest survey of working conditions in the Thai fishing sector to date, has been compiled by the ILO’s tripartite project to protect migrant workers within and from the Greater Mekong Subregion and the Asian Research Center for Migration at Chulalongkorn University’s Institute of Asian Studies.

  3. Decent Work Country Programme, Nepal 2013-2017

    21 February 2014

    The DWCP 2013-17 reflects the priorities of the tripartite constituents in Nepal, and is aligned with the national development priorities of the government, strategic priorities of the ILO and the United Nations Development Assistance Framework.

  4. GMS TRIANGLE Project Update: January 2014

    13 February 2014

    Tripartite Action to Protect Migrant Workers from Labour Exploitation (the GMS TRIANGLE project) aims to strengthen the formulation and implementation of recruitment and labour protection policies and practices. The project is operational in five countries: Cambodia, Lao People's Democratic Republic, Malaysia, Thailand and Viet Nam, with activities in China to follow. In each country, governments and social partners are engaged in each of the GMS TRIANGLE project objectives.

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