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.
22 January 2015
The UN Department of Public Information (DPI) is seeking nominations for participation in the annual Reham Al-Farra Memorial Journalists Fellowship Programme. The Programme is designed for young (under 35) full-time journalists. The 2015 Programme will be held in New York in 10 September -7 October. Up to four candidates (at least two are women) from China would be nominated to compete for the 15 slots globally. Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply before 31 March 2015.
World Employment and Social Outlook – Trends 2015
20 January 2015
ILO report says sluggish jobs recovery and social instability are the result of greater inequality.
29 December 2014
From 1 January 2015, workers and employers in Guangdong Province will benefit from a new system to settle - and even prevent - workplace disputes, based around structured collective bargaining.
Global Wage Report 2014/15
5 December 2014
The latest ILO Global Wage Report warns of stalled wages in many countries and points to the labour market as a driver of inequality.
24-25 October 2014
China has developed a comprehensive range of labour laws and regulations in recent years, whereas the number of labour disputes remain high due to weak compliance. The trade unions are urged to continuously and vigilantly monitor employer compliance with workplace regulations. ACFTU and ILO jointly reviewed the role of trade unions in enhancing compliance by employers with labour law and employment standards in a workshop held in Hohhot, Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region.
International Day for the Eradication of Poverty
17 October 2014
Statement by Guy Ryder, ILO Director-General, on the occasion of the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty.
World Teachers’ Day
5 October 2014
Joint message (ILO, UNESCO, UNICEF, UNDP, Education International) for the World Teachers’ Day. 5 October 2014 marks the 20th anniversary of World Teachers’ Day, which commemorates the adoption of the ILO/UNESCO Recommendation concerning the status of teachers in 1966.
30 September 2014
ILO report says 52 per cent of older persons receive a pension, but levels are inadequate and the trend has been worsened by fiscal consolidation.
23 September 2014
The 7th China International Forum on Work Safety opened today in Beijing. ILO Deputy Director-General, Gilbert Houngbo says being able to earn a living in safe and healthy workplaces is a basic human right.
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.
Corporate social responsibility
15 September 2014
New partnership will address industrial relations, wages, capacity building for social partners and skills development in global supply chains of the garment industry.
ILO and the CNTAC launch a report on labour protection of interns in Chinese textile and apparel enterprises
12 September 2014
The China National Textile and Apparel Council (CNTAC) and the International Labour Organization (ILO) Country Office for China and Mongolia jointly launched the Labour protection of interns in Chinese textile and apparel enterprises report in Beijing. The launch took place as part of the CNTAC Annual Conference on Social Responsibility of Chinese Textile and Apparel Industry.
29 August 2014
The International Labour Organization (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. The project forms part of the Sustaining Competitive and Responsible Enterprises (ILO SCORE) Programme and was launched in Shanghai.
International Youth Day - 12 August
12 August 2014
"This is undoubtedly a stressful time for young people and in some cases even more so for young women. The theme of this year’s International Youth day observance 'mental health matters' is, therefore, timely," says ILO Director-General Guy Ryder.