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  1. Trade Unions in Transition

    Post Covid-19: Towards Trade Union Revitalization

    23 July 2021

    The COVID-19 crisis has exposed and aggravated existing challenges and has put increasing pressure on trade unions. Trade union membership is declining, both in developed and in developing countries. The future of trade unions will depend on their responses to the pandemic.

  2. Press release

    ILO-Japan initiative targets safe return to work for small enterprises

    15 July 2021

    Small enterprises and alternative livelihoods will benefit from a new ILO project with the Government of Japan through safer, more digitalized and productive workplaces, which will help prevent the spread of COVID-19 at work and mitigate the impact on employment and the economy in the Philippines.

  3. News

    METI proposes collaboration with ILO in policy recommendations on the textile industry in Japan

    14 July 2021

  4. News

    Safe workplaces protect both workers and businesses

    12 July 2021

    The ILO and its social partners discussed ways to maintain businesses while making workplaces safe for workers during the pandemic. The discussion marked the launch of the new Japan-funded Project on enhancement of the prevention of COVID-19 at and through workplaces.

  5. Press release

    Indonesia and Japan work hand in hand enhancing COVID-19 prevention at workplaces

    06 July 2021

    COVID-19 pandemic continues to affect businesses and workers. Prevention measures against virus transmission at workplaces is essential in maintaining businesses, jobs and income of people. The ILO join forces with the Government of Indonesia and the Government of Japan to help safeguarding workers’ health and enabling business operations during this ongoing crisis.

  6. COVID-19 and the World of work

    ILO Support to Workers’ Organizations during the COVID 19 Pandemic

    07 June 2021

    COVID-19 has been a global human catastrophe. Since March 2020, the ILO Bureau for Workers’ Activities (ACTRAV) has been at the forefront to ensure that workers’ organizations have the information and assistance they need to mitigate the socio-economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic..

  7. Japan Textile Federation Sustainability Seminar Report

    Mr. Takasaki, Director's presentation: What is the sustainability strategy of SMEs? -from the perspective of the ILO-

    01 June 2021

  8. Responsible Supply Chains in Asia Programme

    Empowering Future Business Leaders: An Online Training for Future Business Leaders in Japan

    25 May 2021

  9. Spotlight Interviews with Co-operators

    Misako Shinozaki, Chairperson of Seikatsu Club Consumers' Cooperative Kanagawa, Japan

    13 May 2021

    “Spotlight Interviews with Co-operators” is a series of interviews with co-operators from around the world with whom ILO officials have crossed paths during the course of their work on cooperatives and the wider social and solidarity economy (SSE). On this occasion, the ILO interviewed Misako Shinozaki, Chairperson of Seikatsu Club Consumers' Cooperative Kanagawa in Japan.

  10. Responsible Supply Chains in Asia Programme

    Webinar: Advancing Responsible Labour Practices and Sustainability in Global Supply Chains - Learning from Japanese Vehicle Parts Companies in Thailand - (4 Feb. 2021 seminar report)

    09 April 2021