News and articles


  1. Press release

    ILO and Government host high-level international webinar to address needs of migrant workers with in-demand skills but no certification

    01 September 2020,

    Skills experts share ‘good practices’ on how to scale up Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) to secure decent work for millions of workers in global job markets

  2. Press release

    CSR and Labour Standards training returns to China

    29 August 2020,

    Seminars on responsible business conduct held by the ILO and MOHRSS aims to improve understanding of key international standards and ILO guidelines.

  3. News

    Labour migration reporting workshop for journalists now open for application

    27 August 2020,

  4. Press release

    Young people’s voice on the future of work

    27 August 2020, Online

    Debate|Who shapes the future of work, people or technology?

  5. COVID-19: Promoting skills development

    Instructors of Indonesian TVETs to shift from offline to online courses

    26 August 2020, Jakarta, Indonesia

    The digital transformation of technical and vocational education training (TVET) centres in Indonesia is unavoidable. The ILO and the Ministry of Manpower team up to build the digital skills of the TVETs’ instructors on the creation and delivery of online trainings.

  6. © Michael Coghlan 2020

    Public employment services

    Digital channels improve access to employment support

    26 August 2020,

    A new ILO policy brief shows how public employment services are using technology to increase the help available to people whose jobs have been affected by COVID-19.

  7. COVID-19: Promoting skills development

    Getting ready for online businesses in the new normal

    21 August 2020, Jakarta, Indonesia

    Responding to the growing need for ICT skills caused by COVID-19 pandemic, more than 600 participants undertook the online training programmes, supported by the ILO and the Indonesian Retail Association (APRINDO), to maintain their competitiveness with improved digital skills.

  8. Gender diversity at the workplace

    Recognizing the value of gender diversity in the workplace: higher profitability, productivity and creativity

    19 August 2020, Jakarta, Indonesia

    Gender diversity at the workplace has helped Indonesian enterprises enhance their business outcomes, contributing to improved profitability and productivity.

  9. Employment promotion

    ILO supports the Cook Islands to launch an online employment services platform

    18 August 2020,

    The ILO Office for Pacific Island Countries is delighted to support the Cook Islands Ministry of Internal Affairs to launch a new online Employment Services platform to connect businesses with job seekers. This initiative targets people most affected by the impacts of COVID-19

  10. Press release

    New ILO-ADB report addresses the impact of COVID-19 on youth employment in Asia and the Pacific

    18 August 2020,

    The COVID-19 pandemic has triggered a massive disruption of economies and labour markets with disproportionate impacts on youth employment in Asia and the Pacific, says a new report by the International Labour Organization (ILO) and Asian Development Bank (ADB).