07 September 2021
The Lao Ministry of Labour and Social Welfare will distribute urgently needed food, hygiene items and information about local employment opportunities to returning migrant workers at quarantine centres, with the support of the International Labour Organization, European Union and Australian Government.
29 July 2021
Over half of the world’s domestic workers are in Asia and the Pacific. 10 years on from the adoption of the Domestic Workers Convention, 2011 (No. 189), Anna Olsen, Technical Specialist at the International Labour Organization’s TRIANGLE in ASEAN programme, discusses progress made and ongoing challenges for ensuring decent work for domestic workers in the region.
19 July 2021
With an economy already weakened by the COVID-19 pandemic, a rapid assessment by the ILO reveals a deep employment crisis following the military takeover in Myanmar.
09 July 2021
First of its kind regional study highlights policy readiness of Association of Southeast Asian Nations to green their economies and areas where additional policies are required to capture full potential of shift towards green jobs and a just transition.
The ILO makes an urgent appeal to protect Myanmar’s children as child labour rises to 160 million worldwide
11 June 2021
06 May 2021
A new ILO report 'Moving the Needle: Gender equality and decent work in Asia’s garment sector' examines the status and trends relating to women and gender dynamics in Asia’s garment sector while providing a roadmap for action to accelerate progress towards gender equality.
28 April 2021
Today, April 28, marks World Day for Safety and Health at Work (SafeDay). This year’s SafeDay focuses on anticipating, preparing and responding to crises – by investing in resilient Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) Systems.
This is what leadership looks like: Nan Zar Ni Myint is empowering a network of Myanmar domestic workers in Thailand
11 March 2021
Women have been hit harder by the economic impacts of the coronavirus pandemic as more women work in low-paying, insecure and informal jobs. This includes migrant domestic workers. Nan Zar Ni Myint is a domestic worker from Myanmar and a volunteer in her community based in Bangkok, Thailand. She has mobilized her network of domestic workers to support other domestic workers in Thailand, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic.
10 February 2021
In the wake of the military takeover that has sparked widespread demonstrations in Myanmar, the Director-General of the International Labour Organization says workers and employers must be able to exercise their right to protest without violence or threats.
04 February 2021
With the support of its partners on the ground, TRIANGLE in ASEAN responded rapidly during 2020 to the immediate needs of returning migrant workers and those in the countries of destination impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.