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. Awareness, coordination and commitment to make responsible business conduct a ‘core’ business strategy in China

    27 November 2021

    An RSCA outreach activity to supply chain and business students in China is raising the profile of CSR in a vital market.

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    ILO research highlights massive COVID-19 impact on tourism employment in Asia and the Pacific

    18 November 2021

    Asia–Pacific tourism industry left reeling from job losses, deterioration in work quality and shifts towards increased informality.

  3. Building synergy in disaster risk reduction and emergency response, promoting decent work and inclusive livelihoods

    03 November 2021

  4. COVID crisis shows critical role of responsible business conduct

    20 October 2021

    A forum in China discusses good practices; lessons learned, and policy options to promote RBC in global supply chains.

  5. Social Protection Diagnostic Review and Financing Strategy Study for Mongolia

    19 October 2021

    ILO-led UN Joint Programme “Extending Social Protection to Herders with Enhanced Shock Responsiveness” begins its flagship study, Social Protection Diagnostic Review.

  6. Seminar on Employment-first Strategy and Sustainable Economic Recovery from COVID-19 Crisis successfully held in Changchun

    18 October 2021

    The ILO and the Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security of China successfully co-organized Seminar on Employment-first Strategy and Sustainable Economic Recovery from COVID-19 Crisis in Changchun, Jilin province on 15 October 2021.

  7. ILO-CEC Workshop on “Belt and Road” International Cooperation and International Labour Standards

    13 October 2021

  8. A game changer for safe and fair recruitment of domestic workers

    11 October 2021

    ILO launches the Hiring Challenge, a new online game designed to improve understanding of what’s needed for fair and safe recruitment of migrant domestic workers in Hong Kong, China.

  9. Promoting safety and health in agriculture and contributing to China’s Rural Vitalization Strategy

    27 September 2021

    ILO and its partners promote occupational safety and health of agricultural workers in Guizhou Province

  10. ILO-MOHRSS Workshop on Responsible Labour Practices for Enterprises in Supply Chains

    04 August 2021

    Business leaders in China are introduced to critical concepts in responsible business conduct in Shandong Province

  11. 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.

  12. 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.

  13. 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.

  14. 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

  15. 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.

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

    17 June 2021

  17. 2nd Seminar on Social Security for Workers in Non-standard Forms of Employment

    16 June 2021

  18. 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.

  19. 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.

  20. 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.