21 October 2020
Collapsing consumer demand, government lockdown measures and disruptions to raw material imports have taken their toll on the Asia Pacific garment industry, says a new ILO report.
19 October 2020
15 October 2020
Despite their rapid socioeconomic ascent, most countries in the Asia-Pacific region have weak social protection systems riddled with gaps, says a new report.
06 October 2020
The Bangsamoro government, ILO and the Government of Japan will provide emergency employment to workers displaced by the COVID-19 pandemic.
23 September 2020
A new ILO analysis of the labour market impact of COVID-19 reveals a “massive” drop in labour income and a fiscal stimulus gap that threatens to increase inequality between richer and poorer countries.
18 September 2020
A country survey jointly conducted in the Philippines by the ILO and Australian initiative “Investing in Women” recognizes the benefits of gender diversity on business and provides recommendations to better integrate and leverage the female talent pipeline.
17 September 2020
Closing the coverage gap, worsened by COVID-19, will require additional sources of financing says a new ILO study.
16 September 2020
18 August 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic has triggered a massive disruption of economies and labour markets with disproportionate impacts on youth employment in Asia and the Pacific, says a new report by the International Labour Organization (ILO) and Asian Development Bank (ADB).
11 August 2020
The disproportionate effect of the pandemic on young people has exacerbated inequalities and risks reducing the productive potential of an entire generation, according to the International Labour Organization.
04 August 2020
All 187 member States of the International Labour Organization (ILO) have ratified the ILO Convention on the Worst Forms of Child Labour, 1999 (No. 182).
07 July 2020
The largest ever online gathering of workers, employers and governments will discuss how to build back better in the post-pandemic recovery.
06 July 2020
The webinar focused on climate action, the theme for this year’s International Day of Cooperatives. Four speakers presented on the role of cooperatives in climate change mitigation and adaptation and discussed ways to scale up efforts toward a greener and better future.
30 June 2020
The International Labour Organization’s latest analysis of the labour market impact of COVID-19 finds its impact on the world of work was more severe than previously estimated, and offers three scenarios for the second half of 2020.
Responses to COVID-19: International Labour Standards and tripartite cooperation needed, says the ILO
29 June 2020
ILO tools developed over 100 years help to address effectively the global crisis of COVID-19.
26 June 2020
Kari Tapiola, former Deputy-Director General of the ILO presents his study "An ILO for All Seasons" to be launched on 29th June 2020.
24 June 2020
Policies need to be put in place to protect stranded migrant workers and to ensure the reintegration of those who return to their home countries, says the International Labour Organization.
COVID-19 causes unprecedented jobs crisis, almost all workers and businesses affected by lockdown measures
19 June 2020
UN Secretary-General is calling for immediate support for at-risk workers, enterprises, jobs and incomes in a new Policy Brief on the World of Work and COVID-19, prepared with the ILO.
16 June 2020
On the ninth anniversary of the adoption of the Domestic Workers Convention, new ILO estimates reveal the risks facing domestic workers due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
12 June 2020
Child labour down by 94 million since 2000, a gain now under threat.