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.


  1. The first targeted HIV/AIDS prevention campaign in China featuring migrant workers for their hometown fellows

    25 November 2008

    Some 700,000 people are living with HIV in China, according to the Ministry of Health. Over half of them contracted the virus through sexual activities. The government is increasingly placing great emphasis on protecting rural migrant workers from HIV infection to help prevent HIV from shifting from so-called high-risk populations to the general public.

  2. The ILO highlights the importance of occupational safety & health in China

    19 November 2008

    Over 400 representatives including ILO experts attended the biennial China International Forum on Work Safety, co-hosted by the ILO and China’s State Administration of Work Safety, in Beijing from 17th to 20th November.

  3. Emergency Start and Improve Your Business (E-SIYB) Project: getting people back to work through re-starting and starting businesses

    20 June 2008

    As part of a wider UN response to the earthquake, the ILO focuses on livelihoods recovery, under the broad theme of ‘helping people to get back to work’. Responding to a Government request, the ILO, with financial support by the UK Department for International Development, will provide targeted assistance to re-establishing at least 1,000 destroyed small businesses and setting up 700 new ones for those who lost their jobs.


  1. Young people demand they be consulted in the fight against human trafficking: pledges and high level meetings 'not enough' to prevent trafficking in Southeast Asia

    01 September 2007

    Southeast Asian children and young people exposed to the risks of human trafficking are raising their voices demanding a greater say in national and sub-regional action to prevent the labour and sexual exploitation that result from trafficking.

  2. Chinese children unite to fight trafficking

    01 August 2007

    Chinese children – aged 11 through 17 – have come together to craft the country’s first set of recommendations to combat human trafficking – drafted exclusively by and for young people.


  1. China Employment Forum : China employment forum concludes with focus on decent work for all

    30 April 2004

    China and the ILO adopts a joint statement aimed at forging greater cooperation to create more and better jobs, describing “full and decent employment” as the key to continued development in the world’s most populous country.

  2. China Employment Forum : China forum to address employment, migration issues

    27 April 2004

    The China Employment Forum, implemented together with the ILO, consider strategy for meeting the challenges of globalization addressing employment and migration issues.