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October 2014

  1. Press release

    Philippines stands to gain 3.1 million jobs as part of AEC common market

    08 October 2014

    Decisive policy action now is a must in order for the Philippines to benefit from the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC).

  2. Asia and Pacific

    Unions call for more emphasis on preventing workplace accidents and diseases

    08 October 2014

    A symposium of union participants and ILO experts in Jakarta says preventative culture must become a priority.

  3. © Dominic Sansoni / World Bank 2014

    Sustainable development

    First “Academy on the Green Economy” kicks off in Turin

    06 October 2014

    The new training course – which kicks off with a high level policy forum – will facilitate the sharing of experiences and know-how on green jobs creation.

September 2014

  1. Media advisory

    Philippine launch and high-level national policy dialogue on the ASEAN Community 2015: Managing integration for better jobs and shared prosperity

    29 September 2014

    The ILO and the Asian Development Bank, with support from the ASEAN Secretariat, have conducted a study on ASEAN Community 2015: Managing integration for better jobs and shared prosperity. The report with the Philippine Country Brief will be launched in a high-level national policy dialogue on Wednesday, 8 October 2014.

  2. Partnership

    Denmark signs new Partnership Programme with ILO worth $11.2 million

    26 September 2014

    Agreement will provide flexible and predictable resources to the ILO's Regular Budget Supplementary Fund and to the joint ILO-IFC programme, Better Work

  3. Partnership

    Promoting a people and job-centred approach to disaster response

    25 September 2014

    The International Labour Organization (ILO) and the Australian Government will bring together community leaders from areas hit by Typhoon Bopha (also named Pablo) in a forum to discuss a people and job-centred approach to disaster response.

  4. Press release

    ILO: Good safety is good business

    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.

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