News and articles


  1. Interview

    Government’s continued efforts on social health protection essential to ensure healthy population

    13 December 2019,

    Marielle Phe Goursat, manager of ILO project on “Support to the extension of Social Health Protection in South East Asia”, discusses the project priorities and how to make Viet Nam’s social health insurance sustainable.

  2. 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.

  3. News

    ILO and Apindo team up to develop skills of the future

    12 December 2019, Jakarta, Indonesia

    Rapid industrial change due to digitalization and automation is inevitable. While digitalization and automation have eliminated many technical jobs, they have created new jobs that require a new set of soft skills beyond technical. Companies need to recognize the skills of the future in the areas digitalization and automation cannot do well.

  4. 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.

  5. UN Climate Change Conference - COP25

    Climate Action for Jobs Initiative launched by UN Secretary-General and ILO Director-General

    10 December 2019,

    Launched at the COP25 in Madrid, the Climate Action for Jobs Initiative is designed to support countries in implementing their national climate action commitments, while ensuring that jobs, well-being and a just transition remain at the heart of climate responses.

  6. 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.

  7. News

    Economists laud ILO’s contributions to India

    10 December 2019,

    The ILO’s Centenary anniversary was a highlight of 61st Conference of The Indian Society of Labour Economics (ISLE).

  8. 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.

  9. News

    ILO GBDN-China celebrates progress in 2019

    06 December 2019, Beijing, China

    Over the year 2019, the member companies of the Global Business and Disability Network - China Chapter (GBDN-China) have increased the number of employees with disabilities in their workforce.

  10. Safe and fair migration

    UN Women and ILO strengthen support to women migrant workers experiencing gender-based violence

    05 December 2019, Jakarta, Indonesia

    To commemorate ‘16 Days of Activism’ against Gender-based Violence, UN Women and ILO today launched a Training Module on Coordinated Quality Services for Frontline Service Providers which provides guidelines for responding to women migrant workers experiencing gender-based violence (GBV).