16 October 2019,
The workshop was held from 14 to 16 October 2019 at ITC-ILO, Turin, Italy
14 October 2019,
A delegation of development partners tours the country from 1-3 October.
11 October 2019,
A new ILO study reveals that almost seven in 10 workers worldwide are self-employed or in small businesses. Self-employed and micro-enterprises account for more than 80 per cent of employment in South Asia. By contrast, medium-sized and large enterprises account for 46 per cent of employment in East Asia and the Pacific.
Bolstering the efforts to ensure decent working conditions for women migrants in Thai construction sector
09 October 2019,
ILO organized a roundtable meeting on ‘Safety, protection and rights of women construction workers in Thailand” to identify possible intervention to ensure equal and fair pay, better living conditions, safety and protection of women migrant construction workers.
Millions of workers die or fall sick globally due to chemical exposure in textiles, pesticides in agriculture, asbestos in construction, mercury in mining
08 October 2019,
A global framework for international chemicals and waste management, known as Beyond 2020, was discussed in Bangkok from 30 September - 4 October 2019.
Timor-Leste launches its first National Child Labour Survey Report and Mini Labour Force Survey Report 2016
07 October 2019, Dili, Timor-Leste
The Government of Timor-Leste has taken an important step in its effort to eradicate child labour in all its forms, particularly the worst forms of child labour .
03 October 2019,
Marking Malaysia’s World Day against Child Labour, ILO encourages Malaysia to lead at the regional and global levels as a pathfinder country in fight against child labour.
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.
02 October 2019, Manila, Philippines
A dialogue on the new Qatar Visa Center happened in the Philippines to ensure that it will benefit jobseekers and promote fair recruitment through transparent procedures and digitally signed contracts.
ILO global business forum highlights the importance of a sustainability vision for Bangladesh’s RMG sector
02 October 2019, Dhaka
Future of $34 billion industry heavily linked to improved labour market governance, effective social dialogue and responsible sourcing practices.