News and articles


  1. © 2023

    Press release

    Ensuring a workplace free of violence and sexual harassment, Minister of Manpower-ILO launch new guidelines for labour inspection

    25 September 2023, Jakarta, Indonesia

    Supported by the ILO, this guide equips labour inspectors with the necessary knowledge to identify gender-related biases and violations.

  2. ILO/China Partnership Programme

    Workshop paves the way for income recovery for trade union members in Cambodia

    25 September 2023, Phnom Penh, Cambodia

    The National Trade Union of Cambodia provided members with skills and knowledge to enhance employment opportunities.

  3. Press release

    ILO and UNDP join forces to promote Responsible Business and Decent Work for Indonesian companies

    20 September 2023, Bali, Indonesia

    The joint training programme of the ILO and the UNDP, with support from the Government of Japan, focuses on strengthening the implementation of responsible business practices of Indonesian and Japanese companies operating in Indonesia.

  4. technical and vocational education and training

    Boosting core work skills of GEN Z learners

    19 September 2023,

    The ILO-UK Skills for Prosperity Programme has helped Filipino teachers to adopt learner-centred approaches, aiming to reduce the country’s skills mismatch.

  5. News

    “Mams Kema” programme empowers women in fisheries sector advocating gender equality and safe working environment

    14 September 2023, North Minasaha, North Sulawesi

    An ILO programme has encouraged local women at a fishing village in North Sulawesi to promote gender equality, decent work and women’s empowerment.

  6. © Human Design Studios/ILO 2023

    Labour market

    ILO forecasts Pakistan unemployment up 1.5 million since 2021

    14 September 2023, Islamabad, Pakistan

    New labour market brief highlights how prolonged crises are cumulating in extreme labour market distress.

  7. Labour force statistics

    ILO statement on employment and unemployment statistics in Cambodia

    13 September 2023, Phnom Penh, Cambodia

    The ILO Country Office for Thailand, Cambodia and Lao People's Democratic Republic clarifies statistics, published in the ILO Labour Force Statistics database.

  8. Forced Labour Convention

    Pakistan moving closer to ratifying Protocol 29 to ILO’s Forced Labour Convention

    07 September 2023, Islamabad, Pakistan

    Consultations agree on the important benefits that ratification of the ILO instrument would bring to the lives of Pakistani workers.

  9. Technical and vocational education and training and skills development

    Skills: My passport to a better future

    06 September 2023,

    The ILO-UK Skills for Prosperity Programme helps partners implement pilots on inclusive, area-based and industry-led lifelong learning models in the Philippines.

  10. News

    Timor-Leste strengthens its reporting mechanism on ratified ILO Conventions

    06 September 2023, Dili, Timor-Leste

    The ILO organized a workshop to strengthen the capacity of the Secretary of State for Vocational Training and Employment (SEFOPE) in fulfilling the reporting procedures and mechanisms for the six fundamental conventions ratified by Timor-Leste.