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. Maritime Labour Convention, 2006

    The People’s Republic of China ratifies the ILO Maritime Labour Convention, 2006 (MLC, 2006)

    16 November 2015

    China is the 68th ILO member State to have ratified this landmark Convention.

  2. capacity building

    ILO/CMTU training for capacity building of union leaders on Decent Work and Labour Standards

    3-4 November 2015

    The training was held on 3-4 November 2015 in Ulan Bataar, Mongolia for union leaders in foreign-invested enterprises and private enterprises, concerning the principles of the ILO Freedom of Association and Protection of the Right to Organize Convention, 1948(No.87), the Right to Organize and Collective Bargaining, 1949(No.98), the ILO supervisory mechanism, and key provisions in the draft revised Labour Law.

  3. Social protection

    Workshop on advance payment of employment injury insurance

    2 November 2015

    The workshop is organized to review the progress and challenges of advance payment, introduce the ILO principles and good practices of other countries and explore the future direction of the advance payment mechanism.

  4. Social protection

    Expert consultation meeting on pension benefits adjustment

    1 November 2015

    As a follow-up to the ILO involvement in the pension reform in China, ILO organized the study on Benefits Adjustment Mechanism of Old-Age Pension Scheme for Urban Workers in China to review the past adjustment measures for experience and lessons, analyze the main types of pension adjustment models of other countries for reference, and put forward a proposal for the adjustment mechanism of the urban workers’ pension scheme.

  5. Future of work

    Structural transformation and key emerging employment and social challenges for China

    25 September 2015

    A policy workshop to deliberate on the Future of Work and its relationship to China’s economic developments and policy choices.

  6. 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.

  7. Study tour

    Mongolian Labour Law Study Tour to Japan

    13-20 September 2015, Tokyo

    With the support of the Ministryof Health, labour and Welfare, KEIDAREN, JTUC-RENGO, UA Zensen and JILP, the ILO facilitates the Study Tour on Labour Law for the Ministry of Labour of Mongolia. The study tour delegation includes Mongolia's members of parliament and the Standing Committee on Social policy, Education, Culture and Science, Vice Minister of Labour, Labour Ministry officials and representatives of CMTU and MONEF.

  8. 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.

  9. 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. 

  10. 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.