ILO Decent Work Team for South Asia and Country Office for India (DWT/CO-New Delhi)

The ILO Decent Work Technical Support Team (DWT) for South Asia and Country Office for India is a centre of excellence to realize Decent Work for sustainable social and economic development in South Asia. The Office provides knowledge-based, high quality technical and advisory services to tripartite constituents in Member States on a wide range of issues and builds partnerships to effectively promote ILO values and principles in support of the work-programmes of the ILO Country Offices in the South Asia subregion.

What's new

  1. Feature - HIV/AIDS

    Looking beyond the fence: HIV/AIDS workplace programmes in India

    How the ILO supports companies in India to adopt workplace HIV/AIDS programmes benefitting workers and their families and communities.

  2. Conference

    National Trade Union Conference on Labour Law Reform, Industrial Relations and Industry Development

    29 - 30 June 2015, New Delhi, India

    Discussions and preparations of Trade Union position papers on Labour Law Reforms, Industrial Relations and Industry Development

  3. 104th International Labour Conference

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

    "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.

  4. World Day Against Child Labour

    Technical Consultation Exploring Education Strategies to Address Child Labour in India

    12 June 2015

    The World Day Against Child Labour this year will focus particularly on the importance of quality education as a key step in tackling child labour

  5. 104th International Labour Conference

    Annual ILO Conference to address the future of work, the informal economy and other key issues

    1 - 13 June 2015

  6. World Employment Social Outlook 2015

    Global wage gap puts the brakes on the global economy

    An estimated $1.2 trillion has been lost in annual wages due to the 61 million jobs gap that has opened up since the crisis.

  7. Publication

    Measuring Children’s Work in South Asia

    The Report highlights gaps and inconsistencies between national statistical surveys, which limited the analysis and subsequent findings. It includes recommendations for action, both at national level and at the SAARC (the South Asia Association for Regional Cooperation) level.

  8. Decent Work takes centre stage at ECOSOC

    The second Integration Segment of the Economic and Social Council will focus on “achieving sustainable development through employment creation and decent work for all.” The three-day meeting takes place as negotiations to agree on a new development framework beyond 2015 enter its final stages in New York.

  9. Book

    Labour Markets, Institutions and Inequality: Building just societies in the 21st century (Summary)

    “Good governance, social stabilization and economic justice are not luxuries that weigh down and impede the process of development. They are the essence of development itself. This book provides the documentation required to carry the point.” From the Foreword by James K. Galbraith

  10. World Day for Safety and Health at Work

    The ILO celebrates the World Day for Safety and Health at Work on the 28 April to promote the prevention of occupational accidents and diseases globally. It is an awareness-raising campaign intended to focus international attention on emerging trends in the field of occupational safety and health and on the magnitude of work-related injuries, diseases and fatalities worldwide.

  11. The ILO and the G20

    The ILO actively supports the G20 in its role as the premier forum for international economic cooperation.

  12. The Post-2015 Development Agenda

    As a result of the September 2010 MDG Summit, UN Member States initiated a process to advance the development agenda beyond 2015 and are now leading a process of open, inclusive consultations on the post-2015 agenda.

  13. Newsletter

    Quarterly E-Newsletter

    The quarterly e-newsletter of the ILO in India contains the latest news and featuresof activties from DWT/CO-New Delhi.

Key resources

  1. World Employment and Social Outlook - Trends 2015

    Formerly entitled Global Employment Trends, the World Employment and Social Outlook – Trends 2015 includes a forecast of global unemployment levels and explains the factors behind this trend, including continuing inequality and falling wage shares.

  2. Global Wage Report 2014/15

    The Global Wage Report 2014/15 reviews the main trends in wages in developed, emerging and developing countries. It also analyses inequality in the labour market and in household income.

  3. Profits and Poverty: The Economics of Forced Labour

    The study investigates the underlying factors that drive forced labour, of which a major one is illegal profits. Figures include a breakdown of profits by area of forced labour and by region.

  4. G-20

    India's Response to the Crisis