News and articles

2003

  1. Press release

    Improving Employment Opportunities for People with Disabilities at the Heart of ILO/Japan Meeting

    13 January 2003, BANGKOK

    ILO/Japan meeting participants addresses the important challenge of improving vocational training and employment opportunities for people with disabilities, advocating the ratification of ILO Convention 159.

  2. Press release

    ILO and Viet Nam start project on 'Improving Industrial Relations at the Work Place and Promoting Working Capacity'

    08 January 2003, HANOI

    Viet Nam, in collaboration with ILO, launches Project on "Improve Industrial Relations at Work Place and Promote Working Capacity" involving both representatives from the Government and worker and employer organizations.

  3. Press release

    ILO/Japan Meeting to Focus on Training, Employment Needs of Disabled People

    08 January 2003, BANGKOK

    ILO/Japan meeting to promote full participation and rights of people with disabilities to 'Decent Work', put focus on the training and employment needs of disabled people.

  4. Press release

    ILO and Viet Nam launch new initiative to improve industrial relations and promote economic development

    06 January 2003, BANGKOK

    Viet Nam, in collaboration with ILO, launches three-year Project on "Improve Industrial Relations at Work Place and Promote Working Capacity" involving both representatives from the Government and worker and employer organizations.

2002

  1. Press release

    Prescription Aimed at Improving Infrastructure Implementation

    20 December 2002, BANGKOK

    Seminar jointly organized by the Ministry of Interior and the ILO’s ASIST-AP program presents collaborative research material aimed at helping Tambol Administrative Organizations (TAOs) to implement infrastructure projects more efficiently.

  2. Press release

    World Commission Takes on Social Consequences of Globalization

    17 December 2002, BANGKOK

    Participants at a regional dialogue of the World Commission on the Social Dimension of Globalization, agree on the importance of the social dimension to be put on the agenda facing globalization.

  3. Press release

    Asia-Pacific Regional Dialogue by the World Commission on the Social Dimension of Globalization

    29 November 2002, BANGKOK

    Asia-Pacific Regional Dialogue by the World Commission on the Social Dimension of Globalization participants explore regional and sub-regional strategies for making globalization more inclusive.

  4. Press release

    Breakthrough Regional Agreement to Combat Child Domestic Labour

    04 October 2002, CHIANG MAI

    Delegates from 16 countries in Asia attending a tripartite ILO meeting agree on a breakthrough framework for follow up action on the issue of child domestic labour.

  5. Press release

    Child Domestic Workers in the Spotlight at ILO/Japan/Korea Asian Meeting in Chiang Mai

    02 October 2002, BANGKOK

    The ILO/Japan/Korea Asian Meeting opens, trying to tackle the widespread problem of child domestic workers extremely vulnerable to both exploitation and abuse.

  6. Press release

    ILO/Japan/Korea Asian Meeting on Action to Combat Exploitation of Domestic Child Labour

    27 September 2002, BANGKOK

    ILO/Japan/Korea Asian Meeting on Action to Combat Exploitation of Domestic Child Labour aims to reach common understanding about the nature of the problem and possible solutions.