Resources for Preparing for the future of work in Asia-Pacific

  1. Statement

    Message at the Labor Day for workers in the informal economy

    23 May 2023

    By Mr Khalid Hassan, Director, ILO Country Office for the Philippines at the Labor Day for workers in the informal economy, 23 May 2023, Manila, Philippines

  2. Skills development

    Future of Work in Textiles and Clothing: Forecasting and Developing Skills in Viet Nam to Advance Decent Work and Productivity in the Sector

    30 April 2023

  3. Informal economy

    Employment, informality and social protection in the Solomon Islands

    23 March 2023

    Solomon Islands’ first National Employment Policy is currently under development.

  4. Publication

    Promoting Gender Responsive Enterprise Development and TVET Systems (ProGRESS) project

    19 March 2023

  5. News

    Launched, three short films on benefits of apprenticeship programme for both business and youth

    13 March 2023

    The ILO in collaboration with the Ministry of Manpower and the Indonesian Employers’ Association (Apindo) jointly promote the benefits of industry-based apprenticeship programme through a series of short films.

  6. Employment policy

    ILO emphasises demand driven approach in Palau

    09 March 2023

    Some of the capacity building initiatives undertaken by ILO in the region include, entrepreneurship, policy development and strenghthening social dialogue.

  7. Audio

    Radio talkshow - Turning Indonesian youth into a resilient generation

    08 March 2023

    The talkshow discusses how the fast-changing world of work such as technological advancement has urged young people to be adaptive and to equip themselves with skills needed, including digital skills.

  8. Employment policy

    ILO commences work with Republic of Marshall Islands (RMI) on employment policy

    06 March 2023

    The development of the National Employment Policy is part of ILO’s ongoing technical assistance being provided to RMI post COVID-19.

  9. Press Release

    ILO reaffirms commitment to the Republic of Marshall Islands (RMI)

    06 March 2023

    The ILO highlighted the focused approach being undertaken to ensure sustainability of actions and activities targeted towards providing skills training and empowering youth to be more economically active.

  10. International labour standards

    Papua New Guinea moves towards the ratification of three important ILO Conventions

    16 February 2023

    1. Violence and Harassment Convention, 2019 (No. 190); 2. Tripartite Consultation (International Labour Standards) Convention, 1976 (No. 144); and 3. Labour Inspection Convention, 1947 (No. 81).