20 January 2021
European Union and United Nations continue efforts to support safe labour migration and decent work in the fishing and seafood processing sectors in South East Asia
13 January 2021
The dramatic increase in working from home due to the COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the poor working conditions experienced by many homeworkers who, prior to the crisis, numbered an estimated 260 million people worldwide.
04 January 2021
The ILO welcomes 2021 with an innovative, multimedia platform that focuses on first person stories that take readers on a journey into the world of work.
17 December 2020
The ILO, in partnership with the Employers Confederation of the Philippines (ECOP) and Nestlé piloted the first In Business Online Soft Skills Training to develop soft skills of women and to support their livelihoods during COVID-19.
15 December 2020
Pandemic leads to huge reduction in working hours, reverses job growth and pushes millions into working poverty.
11 December 2020
The International Labour Organization’s Skills for Prosperity Programme in the Philippines sheds light on value of gender equality and social inclusion in technical and vocational education and training.
04 December 2020
The e-forum highlights opportunities for technical and vocational education and training during and after COVID-19.
25 November 2020
Babaeng Biya(hero), the national campaign of Safe and Fair Philippines formally launches actress Maine Mendoza as celebrity champion and continues its commitment in providing more Filipina migrant workers with information and assistance that will support them in achieving a safe and fair migration experience.
13 November 2020
With enterprises hard hit by COVID-19 and in-person business trainings halted, the ILO Peer Learning Hub for Enterprises in the Asia-Pacific makes training programmes and enterprise support accessible to all.
09 November 2020
Households and schoolchildren now have better access to safe water in Maguindanao through a water system built by community members and indigenous peoples under an ILO and the Government of Japan partnership.
04 November 2020
Over 100 technical-vocational trainers in the Philippines participated in a five-day ILO- Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) Online Curriculum Guide Workshop on Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM).
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).