News and Press releases


  1. ILO 100 on the International Women's Day

    ILO continue to engage more women in its project activities in Timor-Leste

    14 March 2019, Dili, Timor-Leste

    The 2019 International Women’s Day celebration in Timor-Leste coincided with the ILO's celebration of its 100th anniversary of advancing social justice and promoting decent work.

  2. Press release

    “The Future of Work in Sri Lanka” report launch

    13 March 2019, Colombo, Sri Lanka

    Shaping technology transitions for a brighter future

  3. ILO 100 on skills development

    Sensitizing journalists on quality apprenticeship

    13 March 2019, Jakarta, Indonesia

    To better engage journalists and media organizations on issues related to quality apprenticeship, the ILO organized a two-day media training that would be followed by a media fellowship programme.

  4. Press release

    Enhancing occupational safety and health at enterprise level

    12 March 2019, Lahore, Pakistan

    A series of training on Occupational Safety and Health for enterprises in the textile and leather sectors were conducted in Lahore, Punjab

  5. ILO 100

    Indonesia continue to improve its labour inspection in fishing sector

    11 March 2019, Jakarta, Indonesia

    Fishing sector is considered as one of the important sectors for Indonesia. To ensure labour rights of fishing workforce, Indonesia continue to improve its labour inspection in the fishing sector, with support of the ILO.

  6. Gender equality

    Give International Women’s Day its true meaning in Viet Nam

    08 March 2019,

    By Andrea Prince, Senior Labour Lawyer, International Labour Organization in Viet Nam

  7. News

    Indonesian youth speak up about future of work and OSH

    08 March 2019, Jakarta, Indonesia

    The ILO’s event provided an opportunity for young Indonesians to speak out. Sixty Indonesian youth shared their thoughts and insights about future of work and occupational safety and health (OSH).

  8. Press release

    Call to Myanmar Business on Disability Inclusion

    07 March 2019,

    On 6/7 March, AAR Japan, the International Labour Organization (ILO) and Myanmar Centre for Responsible Business (MCRB) brought together 110 Myanmar stakeholders from business, disability organisations and government and international experts for second multistakeholder forum on promoting employment of persons with disabilities in Myanmar. The first forum was held in November 2017.

  9. News

    Shaping the future of occupational safety and health for young workers

    07 March 2019, Jakarta, Indonesia

    The world of work is undergoing major changes that will continue, and potentially intensify, in the future. The ILO seminar provided a venue for Indonesian millennial and the older generations to work together in dealing with the future of work and, at the same time, improving the protection of young workers in the country.

  10. © Community Eye Health 2019

    International Women’s Day

    Work-related gender gaps persist but solutions are clear – new ILO report

    07 March 2019,

    Work-related gender gaps have not seen any meaningful improvement for 20 years, but a new ILO report says that the path to progress is clear.