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.
07 January 2015
The ILO advocates the principle of putting workers’ safety and health first. The ILO stands ready to provide continued support to the joint efforts of tripartite partners to prevent work-related accidents, injuries and diseases.
12 December 2014
Representatives of more than a dozen multinational enterprises met in Geneva this week to highlight the importance of investment in social benefits and services for growth in emerging markets.
04 November 2014
The ILO and other UN agencies have pledged to support China for Family Violence Legislation.
25 October 2014
The ILO has called for a more effective social partnership to maximize employers’ legal compliance with labour law and employment standards.
21 October 2014
Guangzhou, China: 21 October 2014
23 September 2014
ILO Deputy Director-General, Gilbert Houngbo says being able to earn a living in safe and healthy workplaces is a basic human right that needs to be ensured and is a win-win for workers and businesses, at the 7th China International Forum on Work Safety in Beijing.
16 September 2014
Mongolia and the ILO recently agreed to jointly promote decent employment in small- and medium sized enterprises operating in selected economic sectors. ILO is adapting some of its global tools for enterprise development and skills training to the Mongolian environment.
ILO and the CNTAC launch a report on labour protection of interns in Chinese textile and apparel enterprises
12 September 2014
An ILO report show that a significant proportion of interns in Chinese textile and apparel enterprises worked without adequate legal protection and in some cases the working conditions amounted to forced labour.
29 August 2014
The ILO and the Ethical Trading Initiative (ETI) have jointly launched a pilot training project for China-based garment and footwear factories supplying ETI member companies.
Kunshan Zhongrong - Prevention, risk assessment are key to families' hopes for seeing loved ones return from work safely
07 August 2014
The ILO has been deeply saddened by the deaths and causalities in a workshop in Kunshan on August 2, 2014.
29 July 2014
Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security (MoHRSS), Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) and the ILO have jointly reviewed the role of modern labour inspection services in promotion labour law compliance.
25 June 2014
The ILO SCORE project provides easy-to-apply preventive tools to small and medium sized enterprises and adopts a training of trainers approach to offer professional and tailored business development services in a sustainable way.
20 June 2014
The ILO commended China’s efforts in addressing occupational safety and health challenges in SMEs and encouraged China to ratify more relevant standards in the area, including the Promotional Framework for OSH Convention, 2006 (No. 187).
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.
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.”
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).
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.
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.
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).
02 April 2014
A workshop has been held to achieve understanding of the needs on developing and implementing youth employment programmes in China