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  1. Press release

    ILO response to a paper in 'Frontiers in Public Health' journal

    31 May 2021

    On 17 May 2021, a paper published in this journal about the ILO's Work in Freedom (WIF) programme misrepresents facts and draws conclusions based on insufficient evidence. Here are the observations from the ILO.

  2. Publication

    Promoting Decent Work in India: Feb-Apr 2021

    27 May 2021

    This update covers key initiatives and achievements of the ILO and its constituents contributing to the priorities of India Decent Work Country Programme 2018-22

  3. Statement

    Together we can eradicate Child Labour

    11 May 2021

    Ms Dagmar Walter, Director ILO India, spoke at the MoU signing event between the South Asia Initiative to End Violence against Children (SAIEVAC) and the International Labour Organization (ILO)

  4. Research brief

    Young persons not in employment and education in India: 2000-2019

    03 May 2021

    This research brief reviews the characteristics of India's young population not in employment and education or training (NEET) based on level of labour force participation, gender, access to training and education and social security.

  5. International Labour Day

    We need a human-centred recovery, with justice and equity

    01 May 2021

    Message on the occasion of International Labour Day from Dagmar Walter, Director, ILO DWT for South Asia and Country Office for India

  6. Statement

    Together women will deal with barriers better

    22 April 2021

    Dagmar Walter, Director, ILO-India spoke as a chief guest at the 11th Women Entrepreneurs Conference with the theme "Changing Landscape for Entrepreneurs - Aspire, Adapt, Achieve" & the ‘All India Women Entrepreneurs Awards’

  7. Publication

    Challenges and opportunities for productive employment and decent work in the natural stone mining industry supply chain in Rajasthan

    21 April 2021

    The study is intended to contribute to a wider state-level sector development strategy, which will serve as a roadmap for creating an enabling environment for employers and workers to further Rajasthan’s position as a responsible destination for investors and buyers of natural stone.

  8. Publication

    Feasibility study on the establishment of a regional qualifications framework in South Asian countries

    21 April 2021

    This report provides a comparative framework of the skills and qualifications of the existing and future migrant workers in South Asia. It is aimed at bringing equal opportunities and fairness in the recruitment process and remunerations linked with it. It also captures the process undertaken to develop the framework.

  9. Factory productivity improvement

    Productivity interventions available to garment factories in Asia: A mapping study

    19 April 2021

    This study focuses on the availability of productivity interventions in the Asian garment sectors. By examining a subset of productivity interventions available to the industry, the paper depicts a broader picture of what type of support services are available to Asian garment factories.

  10. COVID-19 and the World of work

    COVID-19: Three priorities to assist Unions in 2021…

    19 March 2021

    The COVID-19 pandemic has severely affected workers and their organizations across the world. From January to March 2021, the efforts of the ILO Bureau for Workers’ Activities have addressed three main challenges to assist trade unions. Learn more here...