News and articles


  1. Development cooperation

    ILO and Fast Retailing group join forces to promote employment and social protection in Indonesia

    04 September 2019, Jakarta, Indonesia

    The International Labour Organization (ILO) and the Japanese apparel retail holding company Fast Retailing have signed a US$1.8 million partnership agreement supporting an ILO led programme to promote employment and social protection in Indonesia.

  2. Job & Innovation Fair for Diversability 2019

    Opening doors to employment for people with disabilities

    02 September 2019, Jakarta, Indonesia

    The ILO in collaboration with relevant partners, Diffago, Dare Foundation and Atma Jaya Catholic University, conducted a two-day inclusive job fair. The job fair connects companies with job seekers with disabilities as a means to promote inclusive workplaces.

  3. News

    ILO’s message for the 14th National Festival of “Superior Cooperatives” in Iran

    01 September 2019,

    ILO Cooperatives Unit Manager sent a video message to the 14th National Festival of “Superior Cooperatives” organized by the Ministry of Cooperatives, Labour, and Social Welfare in Tehran, Iran.

  4. News

    Our Future of Work: Green Jobs for Climate Action - A dialogue with youth in Thailand

    29 August 2019,

    Ahead of the Youth Climate Summit leading up to UN Secretary-General’s Climate Action Summit 2019, the ILO and the Environmental Research Institute of Chulalongkorn University hosted a dialogue bringing youth to discuss a just transition to a greener world of work.

  5. ILO100 in Viet Nam

    Viet Nam’s high-level officials value ILO’s support

    29 August 2019,

    ILO Deputy Director General, Deborah Greenfield, met with Viet Nam’s senior politicians during her visit to the country on 26-27 August 2019.

  6. Press release

    ILO video on ready-made garment workers’ rights goes ‘viral’

    28 August 2019,

    YouTube film on three female workers and freedom of association clocks up over 800K views.

  7. ILO100 in Viet Nam

    ILO, Viet Nam celebrate their century-long path of fighting for social justice

    27 August 2019,

    Their intertwined journeys started at the 1919 Paris Peace Conference.

  8. News

    ILO participates in SEWA Workshop on Development of Grassroots Women’s Cooperatives in Ahmedabad

    26 August 2019,

  9. News

    Better Work Indonesia supports West Java tripartite discussion on wage system

    22 August 2019, Bandung, West Java, Indonesia

    The ILO through its Better Work Indonesia Programme supported efforts taken by the key labour actors in West Java to address labour issues in its garment and textile industry, including the wage system and mechanism.

  10. News

    Strengthening the roles of labour inspectors in HIV prevention programme at the company level

    15 August 2019, Jakarta, Indonesia

    In collaboration with the Ministry of Manpower, the ILO conducted a two-day HIV/AIDS training for labour inspectors from seven provinces in Indonesia to strengthen their HIV action plans and to ensure the implementation of non-discriminatory policy at the company level.