News and press releases

This is a list of official ILO press releases, including those related to ILO activities in China and Mongolia. The most recent release can be found on top.

2014

  1. Promoting intercontinental social dialogue between China and Africa

    16 May 2014

    Chinese and African trade unions hope to build closer cooperation against the backdrop of growing trade and economic exchanges between China and Africa and increasing presence of Chinese companies in Africa.

  2. Ratifying Convention No.29 is a priority

    30 April 2014

    China’s Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security has said the ratification of ILO Convention No.29 concerning forced labour “is the priority among priorities.”

  3. Safety and health, prevention of accidents to be made an everyday management concern

    28 April 2014

    The ILO commended China’s endeavours in promoting the management system approach of occupational safety and health and encouraged the government to ratify the Promotional Framework for OSH Convention, 2006 (No. 187).

  4. A bigger role for labour inspectors in combatting forced labour

    25 April 2014

    China’s Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security has said labour inspection can play a bigger role in combating forced labour in the country.

  5. Social protection is not a luxury

    15 April 2014

    Tim De Meyer, Director of ILO Country Office for China and Mongolia, said that social protection is not a luxury and should become a political and economic priority for every country.

  6. ILO sign agreement with the State Administration of Work Safety for implementing SCORE project

    08 April 2014

    SCORE is an ILO technical cooperation programme that provides practical training and in-factory counselling services to improve productivity and working conditions in small and medium enterprises (SMEs).

  7. Integrate young people into the labour force

    02 April 2014

    A workshop has been held to achieve understanding of the needs on developing and implementing youth employment programmes in China

  8. ILO signs agreement with Consulting and Training Centre of China Enterprise Confederation for implementing SCORE project

    01 April 2014

    The ILO and the China Enterprise Confederation (CEC) have signed an agreement to build capacity for CEC's Consulting and Training Centre to gradually take the lead on ILO's SCORE training and carry it forward independently after 2016.

  9. ILO-ACTRAV sign agreement with All-China Federation of Trade Unions (ACFTU)

    27 March 2014

  10. Elimination of forced labour is our bottom line

    14 March 2014

    The All-China Federation of Trade Unions said "the elimination of forced labour is our bottom line".

  11. Promote social justice and decent work through social dialogue

    04 March 2014

    The All-China Federation of Trade Unions (ACFTU) said it will further strengthen the cooperation with ILO under the framework of south-south cooperation.

  12. New Country Director for the ILO Country Office for China and Mongolia

    04 March 2014

    Mr Tim De Meyer has taken up his post as the International Labour Organization's (ILO) new Country Director in Beijing.

  13. Second edition of ergonomic checkpoints now also available in Chinese

    27 February 2014

    Fully revised and expanded, this new edition of the highly successful 'Ergonomic checkpoints' is aimed at reducing work-related accidents and diseases and improving safety, health and working conditions. Building on the wealth of experience of practitioners in applying these checkpoints, the second edition features revised text, additional checkpoints and new, full-colour illustrations.

2013

  1. Forum highlights the benefits of hiring people with disabilities

    17 September 2013

    The ILO and representatives of more than 20 companies meet in Shanghai and showcase the advantages of hiring qualified persons with disabilities.

2012

  1. ILO/ACFTU Seminar on Labour Protection for Women Workers

    10 December 2012

    ILO/ACFTU Seminar on Labour Protection for Women Workers was successfully organized on 6 December 2012 in Beijing. The Seminar aimed to safeguard women workers’ labour rights and promote gender equality at work through improving legislation and strengthening enforcement at national and local levels.

  2. China and ILO sign south-south cooperation agreement

    12 June 2012

    The Vice Minister of Human Resources and Social Security of the People’s Republic of China, Mr Wang Xiaochu, and the Director-General of the lLO, Mr Juan Somavia have signed a US$1 million partnership agreement.

2011

  1. Beijing: Seminar on Precarious Work

    10 December 2011

    The Bureau for Workers’ Activities (ACTRAV), together with the All-China Federation of Trade Unions (ACFTU) and the ILO County Office for China and Mongolia in Beijing, held a joint seminar on Precarious Work in Beijing from 9 to 10 December 2011.

  2. Colombo: Sub Regional Seminar on Strengthening Union Capacity in order to Achieve Decent Work

    19 October 2011

  3. China: International Seminar on Collective Bargaining at Branch/Sector Level

    26 August 2011

  4. Joint Meeting of the ITUC and the All-China Federation of Trade Unions

    25 March 2011