News and articles


  1. News

    ILO holds three kick-off briefing sessions for the project on Strengthening the Social and Solidarity Economy in Asia

    29 November 2022,

    The three country briefing sessions for Mongolia, Cambodia, and Thailand were held to introduce the Strengthening the Social and Solidarity Economy in Asia project to the ILO Constituents and social and solidarity economy (SSE) partners. The participants included representatives from governments, employers’, and workers’ organizations, SSE institutions, and other relevant stakeholders.

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    Launch of the ILO Report on Care at Work:

    Greater investment in care services could create more than 10 million jobs in Indonesia

    29 November 2022, Jakarta, Indonesia

    The ILO launches its new report on care at work, highlighting the benefits of investing in care services and policies to alleviate poverty, encourage gender equality and support care for children and the elderly in Indonesia.

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    17th Asia and the Pacific Regional Meeting of the International Labour Organization to take place 6-9 December in Singapore

    29 November 2022,

    High-level participation to include President of Singapore H.E. Halimah Yacob, new ILO Director-General Gilbert F. Houngbo and 15 ministers from Asia, the Pacific and Arab States.

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    Labour relations

    New pillar within Viet Nam’s labour dispute settlement system operational, expected to help workers and employers

    28 November 2022,

    Hearing held by the Dong Nai Labour Arbitration Council marks the first case to be arbitrated in Viet Nam.

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    Jobs in Asia and the Pacific record modest recovery while future growth prospects remain challenging

    28 November 2022, Bangkok, Thailand

    Region’s labour market yet to get back on pre-crisis track while clear need exists to drive decent work in sectors employing the majority of workers.

  6. News

    Republic of Korea and the ILO partnership

    25 November 2022,

    ILO and MOEL to promote the Global Accelerator and BETTER WORK

  7. 17th APRM

    Media opportunities at the 17th Asia and the Pacific Regional Meeting (APRM)

    25 November 2022,

    Information on opportunities for media coverage at the 17th APRM

  8. Media advisory

    ILO to release new report on Asia-Pacific Employment and Social Outlook 2022

    24 November 2022, Bangkok, Thailand

    This third edition of the biennial Asia–Pacific Employment and Social Outlook pulls together the most recent statistics to highlight how labour markets in the region are recovering from the COVID-19 pandemic.

  9. Capacity building

    ILO and China held an international summit in Humen to promote green jobs and just transition in textile and garment sector

    18 November 2022, Beijing, China

    Under UN Partnership for Action on Green Economy (PAGE) in China, ILO has been partnering with China National Textile and Apparel Council (CNTAC) to promote green jobs and a just transition in the textile and garment sector in China.

  10. Workshop

    Strengthening International Labour Standards and Labour Laws in the rubber gloves industry in Malaysia

    15 November 2022,

    The workshop on International Labour Standards and Labour Laws in Malaysia aimed to strengthen the capacity of national stakeholders on International Labour Standards and national labour law related to the rubber glove industry in Malaysia.