As countries respond to forces shaping the future of work, their primary focus is to promote technological advancement to boost economic growth with insufficient attention given to creating decent jobs, finds a new ILO report entitled Preparing for the future of work: National policy responses in ASEAN +6 .
The report provides a mapping of national responses to trends like technological advancements, demographic shifts and climate change in ten ASEAN countries and their six main trading partners, assessing their capacity to shape a future with decent work for all.
03 October 2019
OpEd by ILO economists Sara Elder, Christian Viegelahn and Tejeshwi Nath Bhattarai, authors of 'Preparing for the future of work: National policy responses in ASEAN +6', a study of how ASEAN+6 countries are preparing their labour markets for technological, climate and demographic changes.
Women in STEM
26 September 2019
The International Labour Organization (ILO) and the Ministry of Labour of Thailand have developed a new STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) training program for women workers in the electronics sector. Minister of Labour M.R. Jatumongkol Sonakul presided the commencement ceremony for the first graduates.
23 September 2019
OpEd by Claire Courteille-Mulder, the Director of ILO Country Office for China and Mongolia. According to an ILO report, up to 12 percent of workers said they had been subject to verbal abuse, humiliating behavior, bullying, unwanted sexual attention or sexual harassment. Eliminating violence and harassment at the workplace is crucial to achieve greater gender equality and shape a future that works for all men and women, says Claire Courteille-Mulder.
Future of Work and Migration
25 - 26 September 2019
23 - 24 September 2019
Tools and Guidelines for Watershed Management in the South-Western Region of Sri Lanka for Increased Climate Resilience
02 October 2019
11 September 2019