News and articles

2021

  1. News

    Viet Nam Social Security staff trained to better understand and respond to health insurance members’ needs

    18 October 2021,

    To promote member-centric design and efficient implementation of social health insurance, ILO has supported training for Viet Nam Social Security staff on how to carry out satisfaction assessments and effectively meet the needs of users through customer care.

  2. Asia-Pacific labour market insights

    Labour productivity trends in Asia and the Pacific highlight uneven COVID-19 impacts

    18 October 2021,

  3. World Mental Health Day

    Better Work Indonesia promotes mental health and gender equality for garment industry

    12 October 2021, Jakarta, Indonesia

    Better Work Indonesia (BWI), a joint programme of ILO and IFC, member of World Bank Group conducts a series of knowledge-sharing sessions to promote mental health and gender equality at its participating garment companies during the pandemic COVID-19.

  4. News

    Youth employment for Thailand post-COVID human-centred recovery

    11 October 2021,

    The webinar organized by the ILO promotes dialogue on the impact of the crisis on youth employment in Thailand and lessons for a human-centred recovery.

  5. News

    A game changer for safe and fair recruitment of domestic workers

    11 October 2021,

    ILO launches the Hiring Challenge, a new online game designed to improve understanding of what’s needed for fair and safe recruitment of migrant domestic workers in Hong Kong, China.

  6. News

    Launched, the good practice video on trade unions’ actions to prevent HIV at workplace

    08 October 2021, Jakarta, Indonesia

    The ILO recently launched a new good practice video highlighting the important roles of trade unions in the prevention and control of HIV/AIDS at the workplace.

  7. © ILO/Aaron Santos 2021

    Occupational safety and health

    ILO adopts code of practice on safety and health in textiles, clothing, leather and footwear industries

    08 October 2021,

    More than 60 million workers around the globe will benefit from concrete guidance on improving safety and health in one of the world’s oldest manufacturing sectors.

  8. News

    Employers and workers support the new COVID-19 risk assessment service for enterprises

    04 October 2021, Jakarta, Indonesia

    The recently launched risk assessment service by the ILO and its partners, aims to help employers and workers to jointly create safe and sustainable workplace as well as accelerate the reopening and return to office movement.

  9. Press release

    SCORE mobilisation event- ILO begins recruiting next batches

    30 September 2021, Karachi, Pakistan

    The ILO under its European Union funded International Labour and Environmental Standards Application in Pakistan's SMEs project organised a mobilisation event in Karachi for recruiting its next batch of enterprises under its SCORE short course programme.

  10. Press release

    Factory Improvement Toolset (FIT) pilot programme in Pakistan’s textile and ready made garments sector

    28 September 2021, Karachi, Pakistan

    The International Labour Organization (ILO) under its European Union funded International Labour and Environmental Standards Application in Pakistan’s SMEs (ILES) project, began pilot of its Factory Improvement Toolset (FIT) in eleven enterprises in Karachi. The pilot programme is offered to the enterprises that have already graduated from ILO’s SCORE Short course programme. All participating enterprises belong to the textile and ready-made garments sector.