19 June 2019,
Sri Lanka Girl Guides Association (SLGGA), in partnership with the ILO in Sri Lanka and Maldives, launched a new badge on preventing Child Labour to mark World Day Against Child Labour last week.
Development and cooperation
19 June 2019,
Malaysia‘s first Decent Work Country Programme for 2019-2025 sets to promote Decent Work for sustainable development and accelerate progress towards the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG).
18 June 2019, Colombo, Sri Lanka
ILO brought together a broad range of migration stakeholders in Sri Lanka to discuss progress on ensuring fair recruitment for migrant workers through the Qatar Visa Center (QVC) in Colombo. The ILO is providing technical advice on the development of the Colombo QVC which aim to make the recruitment and deployment procedures faster and more transparent for both migrant workers and employers in Qatar, as well as eliminate contract deception.
Domestic Workers' Day
16 June 2019,
Mr. Nilim Baruah, International Labour Organization’s Regional Migration Specialist for Asia and the Pacific, reviews progress on migrant domestic workers’ rights in Asia.
South South Cooperation
15 June 2019, ILO Geneva
The International Labour Organization (ILO) signed today a cooperation agreement with All-China Federation of Trade Unions (ACFTU) to enhance the institutional capacities of trade unions in Asia and the Pacific.
International labour standards
14 June 2019,
All of the deputies present at the National Assembly session on 14 June voted yes to the ratification of ILO Convention 98 on the Right to Organise and Collective Bargaining.
14 June 2019, Hong Kong
Two of the biggest employment agencies in Hong Kong and the Philippines signed a Code of Conduct to promote fair recruitment of domestic workers. The Code, based on the International Labour Organization’s guidelines, is a milestone agreement as the world marks the International Domestic Workers’ Day on 16 June.
14 June 2019, Jakarta, Indonesia
The ILO promote a fun and creative way to learn about concept and practical information on occupational safety and health (OSH) through a board game named OSHNopoly. ILO Jakarta Office is to launch the Indonesian version of the game.
108th International Labour Conference - ASPAG ministerial meeting
Asia-Pacific and Arab States labour ministers: Harness opportunities of the future, for decent work for all
13 June 2019,
Asia Pacific Group (ASPAG) labour ministers met on sidelines of the Centenary session of the International Labour Conference to exchange ideas on generating Decent Work for sustainable development in the wider Asia Pacific region.
12 June 2019,
World Day Against Child Labour is marked on 12 June. Its theme in 2019 is children should work on their dreams, not on fields.