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  1. 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..

  2. 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

  3. Responsible Supply Chains in Asia Programme

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

    25 May 2021

  4. 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.

  5. 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

  6. Press release

    Japan and ILO to support environmental and socio-economic resilience of Sudan

    31 March 2021

    The Government of Japan has contributed US$ 1.9 million to the ILO’s dual response to recent flooding and the COVID-19 pandemic in Khartoum, Sudan.

  7. Press release

    Lanao del Sur launches biggest water system with ILO, Japan, MOLE

    30 March 2021

    A new water system built by community members under the ILO Japan Water and Sanitation Project connects six villages in Lanao del Sur to provide clean and safe water, promote decent work and contribute to peacebuilding in the Bangsamoro region amid COVID-19.

  8. 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...

  9. Responsible Supply Chains in Asia Programme

    High-Level Event "The Role of Responsible Business Conduct in Building Resilience" (21 Jan. 2021 seminar report)

    18 March 2021

  10. Press release

    The Government of Japan partners with the ILO to support disaster resilience through waterworks restoration in Ethiopia

    15 March 2021

    The Government of Japan has contributed US$ 1.1 million to the ILO’s response to enhance disaster resilience through the employment-intensive restoration of waterworks in the city of Jijiga and among refugee-hosting communities of Kebribeyah in the Somali Regional State of Ethiopia.