What's new

  1. Women in business and management

    MALKIA - Women Managers Rise Up: Skilling for Success

    30 September 2020

    ITC-ACT/EMP launched MALKIA a new online training. MALKIA is a learning and coaching package for women managers with team responsibilities.

  2. News

    Employers Confederation of the Philippines launches eCampus after the outbreak of the COVID-19 crisis

    30 September 2020

    International Labour Organization’s Bureau of Employers’ Activities (ILO ACT/EMP) and the International Training Centre of the International Labour Organization (ITCILO) support ECOP having its own digital classroom

  3. Women in business and management

    Call to Action: Employers Confederation of the Philippines leads call for diversity and inclusion at the center of business leadership

    29 September 2020


    ILO supports better performance of the dairy sector in Egypt

    28 September 2020

    The ILO and the Chamber of Food Industries (CFI), member of Egypt’s offical employer organization, the Federation of Egyptian Industries (FEI) collaborate to enhance the performance of the dairy value chain in Egypt by engaging key market actors.


    ILO, ITC-ILO and PIPSO sign Letter of Intent to collaborate on capacity building of Pacific EBMO

    09 September 2020

    The International Labour Organization (ILO), the International Training Centre Programme for Employers Activities (ITC-ILO/ACTEMP), and the Pacific Island Private Sector Organization (PIPSO) have concluded a cooperation agreement to further promote a more structured, strategic and sustainable approach to capacity building of Employer and Business Membership Organizations (EBMO) in the Pacific Islands.

  6. COVID- 19

    A quick reference guide to common COVID-19 policy responses

    04 September 2020

    This reference guide provides a menu of common policy measures implemented by governments from different parts of the world in response to the COVID-19 pandemic with a focus on policy measures affecting business directly or indirectly. It assists employers’ and business membership organizations (EBMOs) in their advocacy and policy work by providing examples of policy measures drawn from different regions, countries, sectors and development contexts with relevance to the Asia-Pacific region. This guide also includes a number of policy proposals advocated by EBMOs which have not yet been adopted.

  7. COVID-19 stories

    First person: COVID-19 stories from the world of work

    30 August 2020

    The COVID-19 pandemic has changed our world in ways we could hardly have imagined. Everyone has been affected and everyone has a story to share. See some of their stories here.

  8. Q&A

    A Private Sector Perspective on COVID19 – Conclusion of Joint Webinar Series between ILO and the Pacific Employers

    28 August 2020

    Responding to the demand for deeper private sector dialogue from employer and business membership organizations in the Pacific, an eight part webinar series was launched in collaboration between the Pacific Island Private Sector Organization (PIPSO) and ILO Bureau for Employer’s Activities (ACT/EMP). The series brought together ILO specialists, international experts, and private sector representatives from both Asia and the Pacific to share experience and views on the implications of COVID19 for social protection, wages and productivity, digital transformation, effective communications, agile HR, local industry development, the business of representing business, and the role of the corporate board.

    Stephen Lyon, Chairperson of PIPSO, explains how the Pacific private sector is responding to COVID19, some of the key learnings to come from the webinar series, and what the road ahead looks like for PIPSO.

  9. Skills

    A Review of Skills Levy Systems in Countries of the Southern African Development Community

    26 August 2020

    This review focuses on levy-financed training funds in eight Southern African Development Community (SADC) countries: Botswana, Malawi, Mauritius, Namibia, South Africa, United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia and Zimbabwe. It is based on an analysis of secondary data and studies, an online survey, and in-depth interviews with 34 key stakeholders in these eight countries, from government, from the organizations managing the training funds, from workers’ organizations and from employers’ organizations.

  10. Women's empowerment

    SCOPE and ILO to undertake a joint study on women empowerment in India

    18 August 2020

    Standing Conference of Public Enterprises (SCOPE), an apex body of Public Sector Enterprises (PSEs) and ILO signed an understanding for a Joint Study on “Women Empowerment - Adoption of Work from Home Model.”