ILO Country Office for China and Mongolia (CO-Beijing)

The ILO Country Office for China and Mongolia carries out the ILO's programmes and activities in the People's Republic of China (including the Hong Kong and Macau Special Administrative Regions) and Mongolia. Using ILO's unique tripartite structure, CO-Beijing works in close collaboration with the government, the workers' and employers' organizations to promote decent work for all.

What's new

  1. Youth employment

    ILO/MOHRSS Seminar on Internship

    21-22 September 2015

    As part of its technical cooperation with the Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security of China (MOHRSS), the ILO co-organizes an expert seminar on the working conditions and labour protection of interns. The seminar features national and international experts from MOHRSS, the ILO and the US Department of Labour.

  2. Social protection

    Lessons from the steppes: Mongolia's model social insurance system

    01 September 2015

    As a role model for social insurance systems, Mongolia, with the help of the ILO, shares its efficient single window system for social services with other countries in South East Asia.

  3. Safety and health at work

    Decent work must be safe work

    14 August 2015

    It is with great sadness that the ILO has learned about the loss of life caused by the explosion of a reported chemical storage facility in the port of Tianjin on 12 August 2015. We extend our heartfelt sympathy to the citizens, workers and rescuers killed or injured in the accident and to their families. 

  4. Publication

    Ergonomic checkpoints in agriculture (second edition) now also available in Chinese

    13 August 2015

    The manual was prepared by the ILO in collaboration with the International Ergonomics Association. It presents practical and easy-to-implement solutions for improving safety, health and working conditions in agriculture and will serve as a practical tool for improving safety and health in agricultural work and in rural settings in many parts of the world.

  5. World Day against Child Labour

    NO to child labour – YES to quality education!

    12 June 2015

    UNICEF and ILO in Mongolia jointly mark this day by highlighting the need to ensure access to quality education and investment in the teaching profession. Mr Tim De Meyer, Director of ILO Office for China and Mongolia warned, “although recent statistics reveals a percentage decline in child labour in Mongolia, the absolute number of children engaged in child labour increased from 68,000 in 2003 to 71,000 in 2007, and 94,000 in 2012.

  6. Publication

    The Labour, Human Health and Environmental Dimensions of E-waste Management in China

    11 June 2015

    This research paper examines the labour, human health and environmental dimensions of e-waste management in China, analyzing both the formal and informal sectors. It identifies the needs for synergizing policies and measures concerning environmental pollution control and labour protection in e-waste management.

  7. 104th International Labour Conference

    ILO Director-General calls for global initiative on the future of work

    1 June 2015

    "We need to look at the longer term drivers of change, the transformational mega-trends, and what they imply for the goals we pursue in the ILO in its second century," said Guy Ryder in front of more than 4,000 delegates gathering in Geneva.

  8. World Employment and Social Outlook 2015

    ILO warns of widespread insecurity in the global labour market

    19 May 2015

    How is the world of work changing? Are permanent contracts the norm or the exception? Read the new World Employment and Social Outlook 2015 (WESO).

  9. Social protection

    New report on future of social protection in Mongolia launched

    15 May 2015

    The report, “Social protection assessment based national dialogue: Definition and cost of Social protection floor in Mongolia”, was launched by the United Nations in Mongolia, the International Labour Organization (ILO), the Ministry of Population Development and Social Protection (MPDSP) and the Ministry of Labour (MOL), at a meeting attended by more than 130 participants.

  10. World Day for Safety and Health

    Join in building a culture of prevention on OSH

    28 April 2015

    Speech of Tim De Meyer, Director of ILO Country Office for China and Mongolia, at the ILO/SAWS Commemoration of World Day for Safety and Health and the Seminar on Preventative Safety Inspection

  11. Occupational Safety and Health

    SCORE Case Study China: OSH improvements in Tebian Electric Apparatus Stock Co., Ltd.

    22 April 2015

    A selection of Before and After photos at Tebian Electric Apparatus Stock Co., Ltd. a manufacturer of cables and electric wires since 1998, following SCORE Training- Safety and Health at Work: A platform for productivity.

  12. International Labour Standards

    A step forward to the ratification of ILO Convention No. 102

    8-9 April 2015

    The Seminar has achieved its objective of providing assistance to constituents in enhancing awareness and understanding of ILO social security standards and their implementation, designing policies to overcome obstacles to ratification. It has laid a solid foundation for the ratification and application of Convention No. 102.

  13. Social security

    Ensuring equal rights of rural migrant workers to social security

    2-3 April 2015

    The seminar is to examine the difficulties facing rural migrant workers in accessing and maintaining social security entitlements and to support trade union policy proposals and strategies in response.

  14. Press release

    Urgent action needed to strengthen Mongolia's small businesses

    11 March 2015

    Mongolia’s economy is one of the fastest-growing in the world, but the continued expansion of the informal sector remains a significant barrier to the country’s future economic success, according to a new report launched today in Ulaanbaatar.

  15. International Women's Day

    "The future of work must also deal with the future of women at work"

    8 March 2015

    Statement by Guy Ryder, ILO Director-General, on the occasion of International Women’s Day, 8 March 2015.

  16. World Employment and Social Outlook – Trends 2015

    Unemployment on the rise over next five years as inequality persists 

    20 January 2015

    ILO report says sluggish jobs recovery and social instability are the result of greater inequality.