News and articles


  1. Better Work

    Improved working conditions go hand in hand with business success

    12 December 2019,

    The ILO programme has supported hundreds of garment factories to earn significant gains in quality of life for workers and enhance productivity and profitability in the past 10 years.

  2. Global Initiative on Decent Jobs for Youth

    The Decent Jobs for Youth Knowledge Facility: Learning, sharing, and engaging

    11 December 2019,

    Partners of the UN Global Initiative on Decent Jobs for Youth launch knowledge facility, including the ILO toolbox and data finder on youth employment.

  3. ILO100 in Viet Nam

    ILO Viet Nam has new address

    10 December 2019,

    ILO Viet Nam moved in the Green One United Nations House to join the UN family in Viet Nam in the last month of 2019.

  4. The International Disability Day 2019

    Building inclusive workplaces in Indonesia

    09 December 2019, Jakarta, Indonesia

    In conjunction with the commemoration of the International Disability Day 2019, the ILO continues to promote equal employment opportunities and inclusive workplaces for people with disabilities.

  5. Press release

    ILO holds Job Fair for persons with disabilities

    04 December 2019,

    ILO/ LEED+ or the Local Empowerment through Economic Development and Reconciliation Project launched in September 2018 in Sri Lanka. Building on more than eight years of work by ILO and multiple stakeholders, the programme promotes resilient, inclusive and sustainable growth strategies for conflict-affected communities.

  6. Migration

    Migrating in ASEAN with a mobile phone: Gender gaps are not only in migrants’ salaries, but also in digital access

    29 November 2019,

    The increasingly widespread access to and use of the Internet in the ASEAN region has meant that more migrant workers are now seeking information using social media platforms. However, obtaining accurate and reliable information is still a challenge, not to mention gender gaps in digital access that women migrant workers face.

  7. ILO National Dialogue on Future of Work

    Government, employers and worker leaders emphasize on tripartite consultation, skills building and ratification of ILO Conventions on minimum age and forced labour

    28 November 2019,

  8. ILO100 in Viet Nam

    Future of work is the choice of Viet Nam

    27 November 2019,

    The 2019 Viet Nam Labour Forum agrees that Viet Nam is on the right track on its way towards an upper middle income country. A new ILO report shows the country is creating more middle-skilled and high-skilled jobs.

  9. Press release

    Let them fly, don’t clip their wings !

    26 November 2019,

    Ridma Weerawardena is the latest musician from around the world to join the ILO’s Global Music Against Child Labour Initiative. The song is his contribution to the global and Sri Lankan fight to end child labour

  10. Press release

    Cotton picking women and adolescent girls of Southern Punjab sensitized on child labour, forced labour and OSH

    25 November 2019, Southern Punjab, Pakistan

    ILO organised series of five farm level awareness raising seminars cum workshops on child labour, forced labour and OSH for the cotton picking women and adolescent girls workers of Southern Punjab under its project “Elimination of Child Labour and Forced Labour in the Cotton, Textile and Garment Value Chains: an Integrated Approach” Co-funded by the European Union.