Korea resources

April 2021

  1. Korea recognizing respect for fundamental labour standards as the foundation for tackling the challenges of the future of work

    The Republic of Korea’s ratification of 3 fundamental ILO Conventions was marked in a virtual ceremony with the ILO Director-General, Guy Ryder.

January 2021

  1. Labour Migration in Asia and the Pacific

    A brief on ILO's priorities in Asia and the Pacific, January 2021 edition

December 2020

  1. ILO and KOICA to Promote Sustainable Enterprises in India

    A bilateral project launched to generate more and better quality jobs for youth by strengthening sectoral supply chains and integrating Indian MSMEs in the global market.

November 2020

  1. Gendered impacts of COVID-19 on the garment sector

    This brief, co-authored by the ILO and Better Work, aims to raise awareness of the gendered reality of COVID-19 and to outline some of the ways in which the pandemic impacts women and men workers in the garment sector in the short, medium and long terms.

September 2020

  1. Mapping Social and Solidarity Economy in Asia

    22 September 2020

    This conference will discuss policies to strengthen social and solidarity economy in South Korea, China, Japan, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines.

  2. What next for Asian garment production after COVID-19? The perspectives of industry stakeholders

    This report summarizes findings from a qualitative study conducted with a group of industry experts to explore the implications of COVID-19 for production systems and practices in Asia. The results provide an early and tentative picture of industry sentiment on questions related to the future of Asian garment production.

July 2020

  1. International practices of income protection for unemployed persons: Implications for Indonesia

    Indonesia is in the process of developing unemployment protection scheme to offer effective unemployment protection to Indonesian jobseekers and their families. Around the world, there are more than 80 countries that has been implemented such scheme. This publication showcases the good practices from other countries and provides brief recommendations on how Indonesia can adopt the scheme.

  2. Republic of Korea-ILO Cooperation

    Fact-Sheet, July 2020

April 2020

  1. Policy response to COVID-19 for SSE enterprises in the Republic of Korea

    The Korean Government has taken an immediate policy response to support social and solidarity economy (SSE) enterprises affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.

November 2019

  1. Employment and environmental sustainability in Korea

    The Employment and Environmental Sustainability Fact Sheets series provides key indicators of employment and environmental sustainability performance. They include: (i) employment in environmental sectors; (ii) skill levels; (iii) vulnerability of jobs; (iv) jobs in renewable energy; and (v) scoring on the Environmental Performance Index.