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    Social security

    Actuarial capacity of social security institutions boosted in Asia and the Pacific

    27 November 2023, Bangkok, Thailand

    Regional actuarial valuation training builds skills and management capacity for social security institutions in the region to support evidence-based policy making.

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    Press release

    ILO’s Ship to Shore Rights South East Asia programme launches “Safety and Health at Sea” board game

    22 November 2023, Manila, Philippines

    This innovative board game aims to equip workers in the fishing and seafood processing sectors with essential knowledge about occupational safety and health

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    Occupational safety and health

    Lao People’s Democratic Republic has now made important steps towards development of Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) legal framework

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

    Tripartite partners reviewed and discussed the ILO comparative analysis of the Lao OSH legislation.

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    Press release

    International Labour Organization opens office in Vanuatu

    21 November 2023,

    New office in the Pacific Island Country will support work on climate change, migration and human security.

  5. Care economy

    Towards golden Indonesia with equality in care work

    21 November 2023, Jakarta, Indonesia

    The ILO organizes an interactive discussion session examining the key findings of its workers' perception survey on care work, conducted in collaboration with KataData Insight Centre.

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    Employment promotion

    National Career and Productivity Fair 2023 helps fill over 20,000 job vacancies in Cambodia

    17 November 2023, Phnom Penh, Cambodia

    ILO supports major event which helps bridge gap between vacancies and job seekers.

  7. News

    Indonesian Ministry of Manpower appreciates ILO technical assistances on various employment issues

    17 November 2023, Jakarta, Indonesia

    The ILO Country Director for Indonesia and Timor-Leste and the Indonesian Minister of Manpower conducted a courtesy meeting in Jakarta to continue strengthening the collaboration between ILO and the Ministry of Manpower.

  8. Care economy

    Indonesian women are still obliged to quit their paid jobs due to caring responsibilities

    15 November 2023, Jakarta, Indonesia

    The ILO is launching findings of its workers’ perception survey on care work. The survey is conducted to support the development process of Indonesia’s Road Map and National Action Plan on Care Economy.

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    Minimum wage

    Statement on the minimum wage in the Bangladesh ready-made garment (RMG) sector

    15 November 2023,

    ILO calls for all parties to continue to engage in constructive dialogue to reach a consensus beneficial to workers and industry alike.

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    Labour law

    Pacific Island officials empowered to support labour law reform

    13 November 2023,

    Training supported by Australia helps strengthen capacity to ensure national legislation complies with international labour standards.