News and Press releases


  1. OSH Consultative Meeting

    Towards more integrated OSH programmes

    21 January 2019, Da Nang, Viet Nam

    The ILO initiated an occupational safety and health (OSH) consultative meeting with its relevant social partners. By sharing OSH knowledge, programmes, lessons learnt and challenges, the ILO and its social partners could develop stronger workplace prevention culture.

  2. News

    ILO Courtesy Visit to the Coordinating Ministry for Maritime Affairs

    17 January 2019, Da Nang, Viet Nam

    The ILO country Office for Indonesia led by the Country Director, Michiko Miyamoto, had a courtesy visit to Luhut Binsar Pandjaitan, Coordinating Minister for Maritime Affairs of the Republic of Indonesia.

  3. Press release

    Promoting decent work and road safety for truck drivers of GMS countries

    17 January 2019, Bangkok, Thailand

    Governments, employers and workers from the Greater Mekong Sub-region (GMS) agree to enhance decent work by promoting social dialogue, skills development and cross-border coordination in road freight transport.

  4. News

    Strengthening the roles of Indonesian OSH Council to provide better protection for young workers

    14 January 2019, Da Nang, Viet Nam

    The participation of Indonesian youth in promoting OSH is crucial. About half the 130 million population is under the age of 30 and many of them work in sectors with a high risk of workplace accidents and disease, such as the construction sector. The ILO assisted the Indonesian OSH Council (DK3N) to strengthen its young workers’ task force so that youth have a greater voice in national OSH policy deliberations.

  5. News

    LSGSC Closing: Sharing lessons learnt in promoting evidence-based wages fixing and collective bargaining in the garment sector

    04 January 2019, Jakarta, Indonesia

    The Labour Standards in Global Supply Chains (LSGSC) came to an end in December 2018 after running for three years in Indonesia since April 2015 with focus on promoting evidence-based minimum wage fixing and wage policy development and interest-based collective bargaining.


  1. News update

    ILO Boosts Disaster Resilience of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises in Sri Lanka

    27 December 2018, Colombo, Sri Lanka

    With the support from Government of Japan ILO assist in strengthening climate change resilience and disaster recovery within Sri Lanka’s MSME sector.

  2. Press release

    Garment sector stakeholders’ firm on ensuring compliance with labour standards

    19 December 2018, Islamabad, Pakistan

    GSSF members concurred that policy and advocacy on formulating a wage policy framework is a key step towards minimum wage reforms.

  3. Labour migration

    ILO supports Cambodia’s new policy and guidelines for enhanced labour migration governance and access to justice

    18 December 2018,

    On International Migrants Day, the Government of Cambodia launches Policy on Labour Migration and Dispute Resolution Guidelines for Resolving Migrant Worker Grievances.

  4. Labour migration

    ILO: Social protection coverage has improved in ASEAN, but migrant workers remain among the least protected

    18 December 2018,

    Despite considerable progress made in the expansion of social security coverage of migrant workers in ASEAN, migrant workers remain among the least protected, says the International Labour Organization (ILO) in a new study.

  5. News item

    International Migrants Day 2018.

    18 December 2018,

    Sri Lanka’s Migrant Women Domestic Workers: The Family Background Report five years on