ILO in Japan

  1. COVID-19 and the world of work

    The world of work is being profoundly affected by the global virus pandemic. The ILO and its constituents – Governments, workers and employers – will play a crucial role in combating the outbreak, ensuring the safety of individuals and the sustainability of businesses and jobs.


  1. Book launch: "Still Work to be Done"

    25 June 2020

    In this book, Luc Cortebeeck examines the future of work: how can we eliminate child labour and exploitation?How do we make governments ans multinationals respect all workers in supply chains? How will we work in the post-coronavirus world? These are some questions that Luc Cortebeeck tried to respond in this book which is a plea for effective international social regulations and a strong ILO as cornerstone for social progress.

  2. ILO Webinar on COVID-19: Stimulating the Economy and Employment​ in Asia and Pacific

    23 June 2020

    The lockdown measures have sparked an unprecedented economic crisis in most countries around the world. “Jobs-led” and “human centred” economic policies have become increasingly important and necessary in the COVID-19 crisis and recovery response. The ILO Policy Framework on COVID-19 Crisis based on International Labour Standards identified out four (4) pillars to fight the crisis and one of which is the pillar on “Stimulating the Economy and Employment”. This webinar, part of the ACTRAV Webinar Series 2.0 will explore how economic and employment policies (in particular active labour market policies) can support workers and sectors in the Asia Pacific region to promote employment growth and more decent work on the road to recovery.

  3. ILO-JCM Seminar for Workers and Employers: Building Constructive Labor-Management Relations Overseas (28th Jan.)

    28 January 2020

ILO and Business

  1. ILO Helpdesk for Business

    ILO Helpdesk for Bussiness on International Labour Standards

  2. ILO Project

    Promoting responsible supply chains in Asia 

    The project aims to contribute to an enhanced respect for human rights, labour and environmental standards by businesses engaged in supply chains in Asia, in line with international instruments.

ILO projects supported by Japan

  1. Factsheet 2019

    Japan - ILO Cooperation

    Factsheet introducing Japan's contribution to the ILO

  2. ILO/Japan Multi-bilateral Programme in the Asia Pacific Countries

Focus on

  1. ILO COOP 100

    The ILO COOP Unit marks its centenary in 2020.  The ILO COOP 100 webpage highlights on the history of the unit.

  2. The 10th ILO/JCCU Study Tour for African cooperative leaders (9/5-14, 2019)

    African cooperative leaders share their observations on the 10th ILO-JCCU Study Tour