Resources on ILO/Japan Partnership Programme

  1. Decent work along the supply chains: Nurturing women’s entrepreneurship in Nepal

    03 August 2021

    A step towards formalization of women-led, small and micro home-based enterprises in Nepal’s supply chains helps business and workers alike.

  2. Safety + Health for All – Plantation workers in South Asia

    06 May 2021

    This project aims to improving the safety and health of workers in plantations in South Asia.

  3. Achieving reduction of child labour in support of education: Programme to reduce the worst forms of child labour in agriculture sector in BARMM

    01 October 2020

    The ILO and the Government of Japan through the ILO-Japan Multi-bilateral Programme have partnered to reduce the worst forms of child labour in agricultural communities in the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM). The initial target provinces are Maguindanao and Lanao Del Sur.

  4. World Day for Safety and Health at Work 2020- Stop the Pandemic: Covid‐19 Emergency Preparedness at the Workplace

    The Ministry of Labour and Vocational Training (MoLVT), Employer’s and Worker’s Organizations in Cambodia, with technical support from the International Labour Organization (ILO) through ILO/Japan OSH Project on “Enhancing the Occupational Safety and Health Standard in Construction Sector”, and ILO/BFC Project (Better Factories Cambodia), jointly organized a virtual World Day for Safety and Health at Work 2020 under the theme “Stop the Pandemic: Covid‐19 Emergency Preparedness at the Workplace”, on 29 April 2020.

  5. Water for jobs, peace and schooling

    12 February 2020

    School children stand to benefit from an ILO project that aims to promote peace and create jobs in a previously conflict-ridden region of the Philippines.

  6. Extension of social protection to workers in informal employment in the ASEAN region

    31 December 2019

    The report outlines recent trends in informal employment, challenges and opportunities for extending social protection, by different categories of workers and countries. It also documents relevant country experiences and lessons, and proposes recommendations to the regional and national policy debates on the extension of social protection coverage from legal, administrative and financial perspectives.

  7. How to extend social protection to workers in informal employment in the ASEAN region

    31 December 2019

    This policy brief is based on the findings and recommendations of the report, Expansion of Social Protection to Workers in Informal Employment, from the International Labour Organization. The report outlines recent trends in informal employment as well as the challenges and opportunities for extending social protection to all workers across the member countries of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN). It describes the gaps and needs of specific groups of workers who are more likely to be excluded from social protection coverage. Structured around a proposed typology of strategies, the report documents relevant country experiences and lessons from those experiences, drawing conclusions and proposing recommendations to invigorate the regional and national policy debates on the extension of social protection coverage.

  8. Guidance on Trade Union engagement in labour dispute settlement and proceedings in the courts

    15 October 2019

    The guidance was developed by ILO-NIRF/Japan project and Viet Nam General Confederation of Labor to provide trade union officials in litigation processes and practical examples for reference in representing and protecting workers' rights.

  9. Social protection among Vietnamese SMEs: Implications for firm performance, 2012–16

    29 September 2019

    The paper aimed to observe the connection between social security provision and firm-level performance among Vietnamese small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs).

  10. Ninth Tripartite Regional Seminar on Industrial Relations in the ASEAN Region:“Promoting sound industrial relations through social dialogue on skills development in the context of future of work”

    With the continued support from Japan’s Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare and the ASEAN Secretariat, this Tripartite Regional Seminar aims to provide opportunities for governments, workers and employers of ASEAN member countries to discuss the issues concerning industrial relations, including skills policies and methodologies developments. Sharing knowledge and experience of each member state for better industrial relations and strengthened social dialogue would be an important part of the discussion.