News and articles


  1. Press release

    Signing of ‘Geneva Declaration’ between the Employers of Bangladesh and ILO to promote the ‘Employment Injury Scheme’ Pilot

    02 June 2022,

  2. Social dialogue

    Lao People's Democratic Republic: Employers' and workers' organizations agree to establish National Bipartite Forum for Social Dialogue and Common Actions

    02 June 2022,

    The Lao National Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LNCCI) and Lao Federation of Trade Unions (LFTU) have agreed to establish a National Bipartite Forum for Regular Social Dialogue and Common Actions that will contribute to Lao People's Democratic Republic’s human centred recovery from COVID-19 and growth efforts.

  3. Social protection

    Training provincial authorities in Lao People's Democratic Republic to implement the National Social Protection Strategy

    01 June 2022, Vientiane, Lao People's Democratic Republic

    The UN Joint Programme “Leaving no one behind: Establishing the basis for social protection floors in Lao People's Democratic Republic” has been supporting the government to conduct trainings in the country’s northern provinces to disseminate the Strategy to provincial authorities, increase capacities on social protection design and implementation, and discuss the establishment of provincial committees to implement the Strategy.

  4. #RatifyC190

    Indonesia updates its EEO Guide to be relevant with the fast-changing world of work

    30 May 2022, Bogor, West Java, Indonesia

    Indonesian key labour actors jointly update the Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Guide to accommodate recent employment changes and to promote the creation of harassment- and violence-free workplaces.

  5. News

    The ILO research recommends steps to narrow digital skills gap in Indonesia

    26 May 2022, Jakarta, Indonesia

    The ILO research identifies ICT skills shortages and provides key recommendations to narrow the digital gap in seven targeted countries, including Indonesia.

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    Green jobs

    ‘Just transition’ policies targeting key regions vital to support coal phase out in Southeast Asia

    24 May 2022, Bangkok, Thailand

    Coal is the most carbon-intensive fossil fuel, and its rapid phasing out is essential to limit global warming to 1.5°C. A new ILO report highlights need for ‘Just transition hotspots’ to ensure human-centred transition away from coal in Indonesia, the Philippines and Viet Nam.

  7. Press release

    Training of Trainers’ on Supporting Children’s Rights through Education, the Arts and the Media successfully concluded

    23 May 2022, Islamabad, Pakistan

    The CLEAR Cotton project built the capacity of 30 masters trainers on eliminating child labour in the cotton value chain thanks to the SCREAM methodology

  8. News

    Emloyers’ organisations pledge to improve working conditions for domestic workers in India

    21 May 2022,

    All India Organisation of Employers (AIOE) and the Employers Federation of India (EFI) adopt Voluntary Pledge to promote decent work for domestic workers in India

  9. Migrant workers

    Labour Act exclusion leads to low pay and challenging conditions for migrant workers in Thai agricultural sector

    20 May 2022, Bangkok, Thailand

    ILO survey highlights how pre-COVID-19 working conditions were already difficult for migrant workers in the Thai sugarcane, rubber, oil palm and maize industries.

  10. International labour standards

    ILO-IPDN collaborate to improve understanding of labour issues for education personnel and students

    19 May 2022, Jakarta, Indonesia

    The ILO collaborates with the Institute of Home Affairs Governance (IPDN) to increase the understanding and strengthen the curriculum for educators and students on international labour standards.