01 February 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, Mr Satoshi Sasaki, ILO’s Deputy Director for Decent Work Technical Support team in South Asia and Country Office for India explains what they are and what needs to be done.
01 February 2021
COVID-19 has closed the door on many face-to-face entrepreneurship opportunities. In India, an ILO business programme has gone online to help small-scale entrepreneurs get businesses up and running.
19 May 2020
Shabari Nair, Regional Migration Expert and Divya Verma, Programme Officer with ILO DWT South Asia and India wrote together a column providing outline for the country’s migration policy framework.
01 April 2020
Health workers and systems are playing a crucial role in the global fight against COVID-19 and special measures are needed to support and protect them.
09 November 2019
Students from XLRI – Xavier School of Management interviewed Ms Dagmar Walter on current trends and challenges from the world of work. The interview was published in the institute’s annual magazine Dhyuti 2019. Here are the interview transcripts.
17 September 2019
Taking inspiration from SCORE Training, Avon Seals Private Limited has been enhancing its competitiveness through employee participation, waste reduction and productivity improvements.
20 May 2019
OpEd by Dagmar Walter, Director, ILO Office for India and Decent Work Team for South Asia, New Delhi
13 November 2018
Amarjeet Kaur, General secretary, All India Trade Union Congress speaks with the ILO on the role of unions in today’s changing times, and what must be done more to strengthen workers’ rights.
23 March 2018
Tuberculosis (TB), one of the world's leading causes of illness and death, often strikes people in their prime working years. Workplaces have a critical role to play in its prevention, treatment and care.
07 March 2018
The #MeToo campaign broke the silence around violence against women. Equally important now is to talk about women having an equal stake in the world of work. Aya Matsuura, Gender specialist at the ILO, summarizes key takeaways from the conference on ‘Women and Future of Work in Asia and the Pacific’ – highlighting trends on women in employment, need for attitudinal shifts and policy reforms.