International labour standards resources

November 2020

  1. New labour standards crucial to fight violence and harassment at workplace

    24 November 2020

    An awareness-raising workshop highlighted the significance of the newly adopted ILO Convention and Recommendation to curb workplace violence and harassment, especially gender-based violence and harassment in Nepal marking the start of 16 Days of Activism to end Gender-based Violence (GBV).

  2. COVID-19 impacts on women garment workers

    20 November 2020

    The impact of COVID-19 on women in the garment industry has worsened due to underlying challenges including discrimination and harassment, underrepresentation of women’s voice, wage gaps as well as unevenly shared unpaid care and family obligations according to a new brief from the International Labour Organization (ILO).

  3. Promoting Decent Workfor Sustainable Development

    20 November 2020

    The Malaysia Decent Work Country Programme (DWCP) 2019–20 provides a framework for the first of two phases of structured cooperation between the ILO, the Government of Malaysia, the Malaysian Employers Federation (MEF) and the Malaysian Trades Union Congress (MTUC).

  4. UN Policy Dialogue "Building an inclusive and sustainable social protection system" held online

    13 November 2020

    The United Nations in China in collaboration with Chinese government organised a social protection policy dialogue online on 10 November 2020

  5. Responsible supply chains in Thailand’s poultry industry

    12 November 2020

    Poultry exporters seek to collaborate to enhance in their supply chains through an innovative EU-funded training programme organised by the International Labour Organisation (ILO), Employers Confederation of Thailand (ECOT) and the Thai Broiler Processing Exporters Association

  6. Better jobs through responsible business practices in poultry supply chains

    The Responsible Supply Chains in Asia (Thailand) programme is collaborating with the Thai Broiler Processing Exporters Association and Employer Confederation of Thailand to conduct a Train the Trainer (ToT) seminar on responsible business

October 2020

  1. ILO-MOHRSS Responsible Labour Practice Training Workshop for Enterprises in the Textiles and Electronics Supply Chains

  2. National Social Protection Strategy of Lao PDR, 2025

    13 October 2020

    The National Social Protection Strategy 2025 (NSPS) defines a vision for sustainable access to social protection for all Lao people. It was adopted by Decree No.224/PM in April 2020.

  3. Better Work Bangladesh Newsletter- September, 2020

    01 October 2020

    The latest newsletter from Better Work Bangladesh (BWB) highlights the key activities of the programme from May to September 2020

September 2020

  1. ILO-MOHRSS Training Workshop on Socially Responsible Labour Practices for Labour Inspectors