This is a list of official ILO press releases issued by the ILO-New Delhi Office. Some are available in multiple languages, indicated on the top of each release. The most recent release is at the top.
28 August 2012
The Regional Secretariat of the South Asia Initiative to End Violence against Children (SAIEVAC), a South Asia Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) Apex Body and the International Labour Organization (ILO) have signed a new Memorandum of Understanding (MoU). The MoU aims to reinforce the two organizations' work on child rights and child protection by improving cooperation beween them.
27 June 2012
The ILO and the Government of the Republic of Korea have signed an agreement that will provide US$1,140,000, as well as technical expertise, to support the development of decent work in more than 15 Asian countries.
24 April 2012
On April 24 First Deputy Minister of Labour and Social Protection of the Republic of Tajikistan Emin Sanginov met with Director of ILO Decent Work Team for South Asia and Country Office for India Tine Staermose, launching a five-day study mission on HIV and AIDS and the world of the work for the Tajik delegation of tripartite constituents.
‘Decent Work for Youth in India’ The Ministry of Labour and Employment and ILO Join Hands for Youth Employment
20 April 2012
To raise awareness on the issue of youth employment, the International Labour Organization (ILO), collaborated with the Ministry of Labour and Employment (MOLE), Government of India, to host a day long event on 20 April 2012
08 March 2012
Concluding Press Release
08 March 2012
15 November 2011
A five day training programme for newly recruited labour inspectors in Maharastra was jointly organised by the ILO New Delhi Office and the Maharashtra Department of Labour. The training was based on the labour inspection modules produced by LAB/ADMIN and the ILO Turin Centre in the context of the Norwegian funded project on strengthening labour inspection.
11 November 2011
Decent Work Research Prize Laureates Professor Jayati Ghosh and Professor Eve C. Landau called for economic policy reforms based on decent work to meet current challenges in global labour markets at a ceremony held during the 312th session of the ILO Governing Body.
06 April 2011
UN Youth Champion, Monique Coleman is on world tour to promote the UN’s global observance of the International Year of Youth. She will meet with young domestic workers, at the ILO Country office, New Delhi on 8 April 2011.
National Tripartite Consultation On Promoting Registration of Construction Workers under BOCW Welfare Cess Act, New Delhi 23-24 March 2011
23 March 2011
The Ministry of Labour and Employment (MOLE), Government of India and International Labour Office (ILO) will jointly organize a National Tripartite Consultations on Promoting Registration of Construction Workers under Welfare Fund
17 July 2010
Afghanistan’s first Decent Work Country Programme (DWCP) has been signed during a ceremony at the MoLSAMD (Ministry of Labour, Social Affairs, Martyrs and Disabled).
24 June 2010
Government agencies, ILO social partners and other stake holders come together to discuss emerging trends and issues relating to the creation of new environment friendly employment opportunities and the transformation of existing occupations in the shift towards greener economies, at the two day National conference.
17 June 2010
The conference discusses emerging trends and issues relating to the creation of new environment friendly employment opportunities and the transformation of existing occupations in the shift towards greener economies.
10 June 2010
As the football World Cup in South Africa kicked off, countries throughout Asia-Pacific marked World Day against Child Labour with an urgent appeal to "Go For the goal - end child labour".
05 February 2010
In tune with the world wide celebrations on the theme of “90 years – working for social justice”, India celebrated the 90th anniversary of International Labour Organization (ILO) on a pleasant spring morning on 4 February 2010.
04 February 2010
Representatives of the Government of India, employers' and workers' organizations signed the Decent Work Country Programme (DWCP) at a ceremony held at the Ministry of Labour and Employment. Mr P C Chaturvedi, Secretary, Labour & Employment, Government of India, Mr N.M. Adyanthaya, Workers' Member, ILO Governing Body, Mr Y.K. Modi, Employers' Member ILO Governing Body and Ms Leyla Tegmo-Reddy, Director, Subregional Office for South Asia were the signatories to the document.
08 September 2009
HIV/AIDS project dissemination workshop, New Delhi 9-11 September 2009
04 July 2009
The Delhi Government, the Ministry of Labour and Employment and ILO have joined hands to kick-start a pilot training programme to skill and re-skill domestic workers/household assistants across the Delhi and Noida region. The Pilot programme aims to improve the service of domestic work as well as to enhance the employability and living and working conditions of domestic workers.
23 January 2008
South Asia could end poverty in a generation, but only if economic development is accompanied by inclusive labour market policies, according to a new report by the ILO.
03 September 2007
South Asia shows significant progress in productivity and working poverty, but low female labour force participation misses productivity potential