News and press releases

This is a list of official ILO press releases, including those related to ILO activities in China and Mongolia. The most recent release can be found on top.

2021

  1. Capacity Building Workshops on Quality Apprenticeship successfully held in Daqing Oilfield

    21 July 2021

    During 12 to 13 July, the ILO project ‘Quality Apprenticeship and Lifelong Learning in China’ successfully held Capacity Building Workshops on Quality Apprenticeship in Daqing Oilfield, China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC). Over 120 participants attended the workshops to exchange good practices of quality apprenticeship and to explore the future development of lifelong vocational training in China.

  2. ILO welcomes BRICS Ministers' support for human-centred recovery from COVID-19

    15 July 2021

    The ILO’s Global Call to Action for a human-centred recovery from the COVID-19 crisis, adopted by the membership at the International Labour Conference in June, has been endorsed by the Labour and Employment Ministers of the five BRICS economies.

  3. Expert webinar to discuss prevention and compensation of “new” types of occupational diseases

    08 July 2021

    ILO and National Health Commission convened Chinese and international experts to discuss technical standards on diagnosing and recognizing work-related diseases.

  4. Expert Workshop on the Adaptation of ILO Quality Apprenticeship Guide for Practitioners successfully held in Tianjin

    28 June 2021

    On 22 June, the ILO project ‘Quality Apprenticeship and Lifelong Learning in China’ successfully organized Expert Workshop on the Adaptation of ILO Quality Apprenticeship Guide for Practitioners (the Guide) in Tianjin. Around 20 national experts in vocational training and apprenticeship participated in the workshop to present adaptation frameworks and have discussions on the further development of the adaptation, in order to make the Guide more applicable based on the current implementation of China New Enterprise-based Apprenticeship Program

  5. SCORE Pilot Experience Sharing Conference

    24 June 2021

    On 24 June 2021 the Sustaining Competitive and Responsible Enterprises (SCORE) Experience Sharing Conference was held by the ILO and Ministry of Emergency Management (MEM) in Huzhou, China.

  6. Launch of study on the digitalisation of China’s social security administration and services for universal social security

    17 June 2021

  7. 2nd Seminar on Social Security for Workers in Non-standard Forms of Employment

    16 June 2021

  8. ILO Led UN Joint Programme in Mongolia Contributes to 10 per cent increase to Herders’ Social Insurance Coverage in Target Soums

    07 June 2021

    Initial reports show that United Nations Joint Project (UNJP) on Extending Social Protection to Herders with Enhanced Shock Responsiveness directly and indirectly contributed to the increase in social and health insurance coverage of herders by 10 per cent in the target 5 soums in Zavkhan province as well as a national increase of 5% within one year of project implementation.

  9. Join hands in building a more resilient Occupational Safety and Health systems

    28 April 2021

    COVID-19 has reinforced the need for resilient national Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) systems to be in place. To mark Safe Day 2021, Xiaochu Dai, Officer-in-Charge and Deputy Director of ILO Country Office for China and Mongolia explains what they are and what needs to be done.

  10. Building employment injury protection for platform workers

    27 April 2021

    The ILO Country Office in Beijing and MOHRSS organized a Research Seminar on Employment Injury Insurance for Workers in the Platform Economy aimed at sharing experiences and providing recommendations for a national regulatory framework for employment injury coverage of platform workers in China.

  11. Capacity Building Workshops on Quality Apprenticeship successfully held in Chongqing

    31 March 2021

    During March 31 to April 1, the ILO project ‘Quality Apprenticeship and Lifelong Learning in China’ successfully held Capacity Building Workshops on Quality Apprenticeship in Chongqing. A total of 225 participants joined the discussions on ILO Toolkit for Quality Apprenticeships Volume 2: Guide for Practitioners, effective partnership building in apprenticeship and international labour standard setting on apprenticeships

  12. First Steering Committee Meeting of the project takes place virtually

    30 March 2021

  13. Core Skill Development Training Workshop successfully held online

    02 February 2021

    On 25th January, the ILO project ‘Quality Apprenticeship and Lifelong Learning in China’ successfully organized Core Skill Development Training Workshop online. Over 120 participants from 71 pilot enterprises, TVET institutions and public agencies attended training to gain in-depth knowledge of the ILO Global Framework on Core Skills for the 21st Century and practices of core skill development.

2020

  1. The European Union will support Mongolia's employment sector transformation through technical assistance with UN agencies

    22 December 2020

  2. Project Piloting Launch and Training Workshop on Quality Apprenticeship successfully held

    17 December 2020

    In times of uncertainty and a fast changing world of work, promoting quality apprenticeship to improve skills and employability of youth will enhance their confidence and resilience into the future of work. During 10 to 11 December, in partnership with Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security (MOHRSS), with support of J.P. Morgan Chase, the ILO project ‘Quality Apprenticeship and Lifelong Learning in China’ successfully held Project Piloting Launch and Training Workshop on Quality Apprenticeship in Rizhao city, Shandong province.

  3. Seminar on social security for workers in flexible employment

    16 December 2020

    The EU-China Project “Improving China’s Institutional Capacity towards Universal Social Protection” organized a seminar in Beijing on social security for workers in flexible employment.

  4. Focus on labour platforms in China: seizing the opportunities, tackling the challenges

    09 December 2020

    To get a better understanding of new business models and their impact on workers, companies and society at large, the ILO organized a discussion on December 8 focusing on the Chinese situation.

  5. Decent work for sustainable social development in China

    01 December 2020

    In online training, Capital University of Economics and Business (CUEB) students receive in-depth training on key CSR concepts.

  6. Building back better through international labour standards and corporate social responsibility

    13 November 2020

    Tripartite participants from around the globe have wrapped up a month-long exchange of experiences and best practices through an ILO e-learning course.

  7. UN Policy Dialogue "Building an inclusive and sustainable social protection system" held online

    13 November 2020

    The United Nations in China in collaboration with Chinese government organised a social protection policy dialogue online on 10 November 2020