News and articles


  1. ILO/China Partnership Programme

    Cambodian trainers complete a technical capacity building programme at Guangzhou Industry and Trade Technician College of China

    26 December 2023, Phnom Penh, Cambodia

    Six skilled trainers from Cambodia successfully completed a capacity building training programme under ILO/China partnership programme.

  2. ILO/China Partnership Programme

    Enhancing Cambodia-China Skills Development Cooperation Under the South-South Cooperation Skills Development Network

    26 December 2023, Phnom Penh, Cambodia

    Under the ILO-China Partnership Programme, a three-day South-South Cooperation Skills Development event was held in Guangzhou to enhance Cambodia-China skills development, strengthen ties, and contribute to shared goals.

  3. Social protection

    Chinese inspiration for Lao People’s Democratic Republic on social protection

    22 December 2023, Vientiane, Lao People's Democratic Republic

    A delegation from China paid a visit to the Lao People’s Democratic Republic fostering cooperation in the realm of social protection.

  4. Social security

    Lao People’s Democratic Republic accelerates efforts towards achieving the Sustainable Development Goals related to social protection

    22 December 2023, Vientiane, Lao People's Democratic Republic

    A newly unveiled project is poised to enhance planning and monitoring of the National Social Protection Strategy and strengthen the social security system in Lao People’s Democratic Republic.

  5. © ILO 2024

    Decent work

    A milestone towards social justice: Decent Work Country Programme (DWCP) for Nepal has been launched

    20 December 2023, Kathmandu, Nepal

    Reflecting the shared ambition of ILO, government, workers and employers of Nepal, the Programme aims to improve access to decent work and better opportunities for more people in Nepal.

  6. Employment promotion and South-South cooperation

    ILO provides capacity building training to strengthen public employment services in Indonesia

    19 December 2023, Jakarta, Indonesia

    The ILO in collaboration with Binapenta, Ministry of Manpower Indonesia, organized an in-person training of trainers on public employment services counselling.

  7. Labour relations

    ILO committed to working with Viet Nam on the development of mediation and arbitration services and the modernisation of labour inspection

    18 December 2023,

    The US Department of Labor and the ILO collaborate with the Vietnamese authorities in enhancing the capacity of labour inspection system and strengthening the effectiveness of the labour dispute prevention and resolution system of Viet Nam.

  8. Migrant workers

    Bangladesh Government and ILO partner to support returning migrant workers’ re-integration into the labour force

    18 December 2023,

    The Government of Bangladesh, through the Economic Relations Division (ERD) in the Ministry of Finance today signed an agreement with ILO for a project that will enhance policies, capacities, and systems for inclusive and sustainable reintegration of migrant workers. The project is supported by the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC)

  9. Opinion editorial

    Indonesian migrant workers' precariousness in sea-based sectors

    18 December 2023, Jakarta, Indonesia

    An opinion editorial by Mi Zhou, Chief Technical Advisor of the ILO Ship to Shore Rights Southeast Asia programme, published by the Antara News on 18 December.

  10. Skill development

    Lifelong learning vital for workers and businesses to navigate Asia's skills landscape evolution

    18 December 2023, Bangkok, Thailand

    Skills experts from across Asia make case for continuous learning in order to keep ahead of momentous changes taking place in workplaces.