Mongolia’s pensions challenge calls for careful reform not radical change
15 September 2022
In common with many countries around the world, Mongolia needs to make difficult decisions regarding its pension scheme. Nuno Meira Simoes da Cunha, the International Labour Organization’s Senior Technical Specialist on Social Protection explains why reforming the current system would be a better approach rather than making radical changes.
Young scientists have great roles to play for a better future of humanity and planet
15 November 2021
Herder’s peer-to-peer approach to extend social protection to herders
06 October 2021
In September 2020, 32 herders, herder cooperative representatives, lifelong education teachers, social insurance officers, and trade union delegates from five soums (lower administration unit of the province) in Zavkhan province attended a two-day training in Ulaanbaatar, the capital city of Mongolia, as part of the ILO-Led UN Joint Programme “Extending Social Protection to Herders with Enhanced Shock Responsiveness.”
10 years on from the ILO Domestic Workers Convention: What has changed?
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.
Powering more advanced apprenticeship systems in China
03 June 2021
With rapid changes in the labour market and the challenge of COVID-19, the ILO and China are working together to implement quality apprenticeships.
Is Asia ready for e-formalization?
25 May 2021
Technology can play an important role bringing workers in the Asia-Pacific region into the formal sector. Sara Elder, Senior Economist at ILO’s Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific explains why.
SCORE Academy China celebrates first year anniversary
19 February 2021
SCORE Academy has actively promoted SCORE Training in China since its launch in October 2019. We take this opportunity to look back at the main achievements and the work that the SCORE Academy has carried out in 2020.
After COVID-19: SCORE trained enterprise gets back to work
30 April 2020
Like many small and medium-sized enterprises impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, Zhejiang Communications Construction Group (CICO) needed to quickly adapt to survive.
Five ways to protect health workers during the COVID-19 crisis
01 April 2020
Health workers and systems are playing a crucial role in the global fight against COVID-19 and special measures are needed to support and protect them.
China promotes gender equality at work
23 September 2019
OpEd by Claire Courteille-Mulder, the Director of ILO Country Office for China and Mongolia. According to an ILO report, up to 12 percent of workers said they had been subject to verbal abuse, humiliating behavior, bullying, unwanted sexual attention or sexual harassment. Eliminating violence and harassment at the workplace is crucial to achieve greater gender equality and shape a future that works for all men and women, says Claire Courteille-Mulder.
ILO marks centenary with hope for the future
09 April 2019
OpEd by Claire Courteille-Mulder, ILO country director for China and Mongolia.
Working together to make poverty history
17 October 2018
By Claire Courteille – Mulder, Director of the ILO Country Office for China and Mongolia. Although the world has made significant progress in reducing poverty, it is still with us and its eradication should be the first task of humanity.
Effective HR policies benefit workers and employers in China
16 October 2018
UK based ETI member and outdoor sportswear company Regatta has encouraged a Chinese supplier to initiate a worker motivation scheme as part of its commitment to ETI/ILO SCORE Training partnership.
Routine and Communication is the Key to Correcting Tricky Quality Problems in China
29 August 2018
Daily meetings are one of the effective initiatives that Huaxing Clothes Co. has adopted to improve its management, reduce product defects and increase productivity.
The two Cs to success: Communication and Cooperation
04 April 2018
Full participation and effective communication mechanisms can unlock frontline workers’ potential and improve productivity. A Chinese enterprise participating in the ILO’s SCORE programme provides a leading example of the benefits of workplace inclusivity.
Motivated workers lead workplace improvements
19 February 2018
Huasheng Garments Co Ltd., a factory in China’s Zhejing Province, has a fresh look, thanks to SCORE Training. Employees now enjoy a cleaner working environment, higher morale and more harmonious working relationships.
A successful partnership between ILO and ETI: 2017 SCORE Training highlights
06 February 2018
ILO and ETI reflect on their first year jointly implementing SCORE Training in Chinese SMEs.
Zero discrimination at workplace benefits everyone
01 March 2017
Achieving zero discrimination needs actions from government, employers, workers and every individual in the society. Zero discrimination is more than protecting the interest of people living with HIV. It is about paving a path for qualified and capable workers – despite their HIV status – to help improving quality healthcare, education, and other industries.
Ergonomics in China: Tackling workplace stress
26 April 2016
The ILO works with unions and the government in China to reduce the impact of stress and poor ergonomics on workers.
Myanmar unleashes home-grown entrepreneurs
25 April 2016
An ILO training programme makes the founding step to help new and existing small businesses join the dramatic economic and social change sweeping the country.