Resources for Preparing for the future of work in Asia-Pacific

  1. Gender equality and COVID-19

    Gender diversity is good for business says new ILO survey in the Philippines

    18 September 2020

    A country survey jointly conducted in the Philippines by the International Labour Organization (ILO) and Australian initiative “Investing in Women” recognizes the benefits of gender diversity on business and provides recommendations to better integrate and leverage the female talent pipeline.

  2. Future of work

    Platformization of the tourism sector in Sri Lanka: Impacts on labour market and decent work opportunities

    10 September 2020

    This paper considers the impacts that digital platforms are likely to have on the tourism sector -- one of the 'bright spots' in Sri Lanka's future of work.

  3. Green jobs

    Green jobs in Sri Lanka: Linkages between environmental sustainability and decent work

    10 September 2020

    'Greens Jobs' are a bright spot in Sri Lanka's Future of Work. This paper focuses on opportunities and sectoral challenges for Green Jobs in Sri Lanka, highlighting knowledge gaps, skills, environmental sustainability and decent work.

  4. COVID-19: Promoting skills development

    Indonesia moves towards online training deliveries in Indonesia

    07 September 2020

    The COVID-19 pandemic and lockdown measures have led to the worldwide closure of technical and vocational education and training (TVET) institutions, including in Indonesia, threatening the continuity of skills development.

  5. Press release

    Young people’s voice on the future of work

    27 August 2020

    Debate|Who shapes the future of work, people or technology?

  6. Video

    FIJI TV hosts ILO staff to discuss the universal ratification of the ILO Convention on the worst forms of child labour C182

    05 August 2020

    Fiji TV hosted ILO Office for Pacific Islands staff- Surkafa Katafono, National Programme Officer & Elena Gerasimova, Decent Work and ILS specialist, to discuss the universal ratification of the ILO Convention on the worst forms of child labour C182

  7. Event

    Debate|Who shapes the future of work, people or technology?

    2020 marks the 75th anniversary of the UN and the Decade of Action on the SDGs. The UN in China has initiated a series of activities to celebrate this year. The ILO Beijing office has joined this campaign by organizing a debate on “Who shapes the future of work, people or technology?” and developed a dialogue on the future of work with the Chinese youth.

  8. News

    ILO project provides technical support for international conference on skills development

    17 July 2020

  9. COVID-19: Promoting skills development

    Supporting the development of digital learning in Indonesia

    14 July 2020

    The ILO through its skills development programmes supports the capacity building of technical and vocational education and training (TVET) in 47 countries, including Indonesia. Nine Indonesian representatives have been part of the ILO’s e-learning programme.

  10. ILO Global Summit on COVID-19 and the World of Work: Building a better future of work

    Leaders from Asia-Pacific address ILO Virtual Global Summit on COVID-19 and the World of Work

    07 July 2020

    Government, Employers’ and Workers’ leaders from Asia Pacific are to address the largest ever online gathering of workers, employers and governments to discuss how to build back better in the post-pandemic recovery.