China resources

  1. Issues: April 2009

    08 April 2009

    This edition features the ILO's 90th Anniversary, the effect of the economic crisis on Asia's workers, Sri Lanka's fish breeders and education in Papua.

  2. Facts on green jobs in China

    27 March 2009

    The main objective of the ILO green jobs programme in China is to help the country realize its potential for green jobs. The programme also aims to help China make a positive labour market transition in the face of climate change.

  3. Protecting and Promoting the Rights of China's Vulnerable Young Migrants

    01 March 2009

    The Millennium Development Goal Achievement Fund (MDG-F) programme aims to accelerate progress towards attainment of the MDGs in selected countries, including China. The Youth, Employment and Migration (YEM) is a UN joint Programme sponsored by the MDG-F, commenced in China in February 2009 and provides a unique opportunity to ensure that the response to the largest movement of people in modern times is rights-based, poverty-focused, and fully informed by international good practice. The Programme brings together 9 UN Agencies and their counterparts, who are jointly implementing activities related to 10 project outputs.

  4. Speech at the KAB Annual Review Meeting

    27 February 2009

    By Mr Zhang Guoqing, Deputy Director, ILO Country Office for China and Mongolia

  5. Reconciling work and family: issues and policies in China

    01 February 2009

    This research aims to discuss the variations and implementation of relevant policies for coordinating work and family responsibilities in China when it is at a stage of social transformation and economic transition, the existing conflicts and the main reasons, the needs and desires of workers, and on this basis, explore the possibility of policy recommendations for reform and improvement.

  6. Guidelines on occupational safety and health management systems, ILO-OSH 2001

    01 January 2009

    The ILO has designed these guidelines as a practical tool for assisting organizations and competent institutions as a means of achieving continual improvement in occupational safety and health (OSH) performance. The guidelines have been developed according to internationally agreed principles defined by the ILO’s tripartite constituents. The practical recommendations of these guidelines are intended for use by all those who have responsibility for OSH management. This second edition includes new additions to the bibliography.

  7. Improve Employment Service for People Living with HIV and AIDS

    01 January 2009

    The programme will cooperate with local Department of Human Resources and Social Security in Yunnan and establish a mechanism for local NGOs to refer unemployed people living with HIV to join the government programme on "Start and Improve Your Business".

  8. ILO, China launch first HIV/AIDS prevention campaign for internal rural migrant workers

    17 December 2008

    The 200 million internal migrant workers in China play a vital role in the country’s mining, construction, and transportation sectors. But the lack of awareness about HIV puts them at risk of contracting the disease. Last November, the ILO and China’s State Council AIDS Committee Office jointly launched the country’s first HIV/AIDS prevention campaign for internal rural migrant workers. ILO Online reports from Beijing.

  9. The first targeted HIV/AIDS prevention campaign in China featuring migrant workers for their hometown fellows

    25 November 2008

    Some 700,000 people are living with HIV in China, according to the Ministry of Health. Over half of them contracted the virus through sexual activities. The government is increasingly placing great emphasis on protecting rural migrant workers from HIV infection to help prevent HIV from shifting from so-called high-risk populations to the general public.

  10. Culture and Development Partnership Framework

    23 November 2008

    The Millennium Development Goal Achievement Fund (MDG-F) programme aims to accelerate progress towards attainment of the MDGs in selected countries, including China. MDG-F Programme “China Culture and Development Partnership Framework (CDPF)” commenced in China in December 2008 and provides a unique opportunity to improve the employment and economic prospects of China's ethnic minorities, through a culture based development. The Programme brings together 8 UN Agencies and their counterparts, who are jointly implementing activities related to 7 project outputs.