News and press releases

This is a list of official ILO press releases, including those related to ILO activities in China and Mongolia. The most recent release can be found on top.

2023

  1. International Labour Organization enhancing quality apprenticeship and lifelong learning in China with the support of J.P. Morgan

    22 May 2023

    On 22nd and 23rd May 2023, with the support of J.P. Morgan, the ILO Quality Apprenticeship and Lifelong Learning in China Project Phase 2 was formally launched.

  2. ILO participates in the National Forum on Occupational Safety and Health in Mongolia

    18 May 2023

    The "SDG Aligned Budgeting to Transform Employment in Mongolia" project, funded by the European Union and implemented by the ILO, which aims to align international labour standards with OSH practices and regulations, takes part in the second National Forum on Occupational Safety and Health on May 18, 2023.

  3. 'Safe and Healthy Workplace is...' photo challenge

    15 May 2023

    With the support of ILO-EU projects, tripartite partners in Mongolia organize a month-long OSH campaign in April 2023, aiming to foster a culture of safety and health across all sectors in the country.

  4. Building a culture of safety in Mongolia through an art competition

    15 May 2023

    Mongolian secondary school students promote occupational safety and health through a drawing contest organized by the Occupational Safety and Health Center, in collaboration with the ILO's 'Trade for Decent Work' project, funded by the European Union.

  5. Mongolia implements new labour dispute resolution mechanism with ILO's support

    08 May 2023

    With the support of the ILO's "Trade for Decent Work" project, funded by the European Union, the Mongolian Government introduces a new mechanism aimed at enhancing the resolution of labour disputes in the country.

  6. Government and social partners unite to promote occupational safety and health at work for everyone in China

    28 April 2023

    ILO, the Ministry of Emergency Management, and social partners jointly promote "a safe and healthy working environment" - the new fundamental principle and right at work - in China.

  7. Safety and health at work: Nationwide campaign launched in Mongolia

    05 April 2023

    With the support of ILO-EU projects, tripartite partners in Mongolia organize a month-long OSH campaign in April 2023, aiming to foster a culture of safety and health across all sectors in the country.

  8. Protecting mining workers’ safety and health through South-South Cooperation between ILO, China and Zambia

    01 March 2023

    The ILO, Ministry of Emergency Management of China and key stakeholders in Zambia joined hands in making a contribution towards protecting mining workers’ safe and health in Zambia through a South-South Cooperation Programme on building the capacity of mining companies.

  9. Tripartite partners assess the need for revision of Mongolia's Law on Trade Union Rights

    16 February 2023

    On 15 February 2023, ILO constituents in Mongolia assessed the need for a possible revision of the Law on Trade Union Rights. 

  10. Developing coherent international crisis emergency preparedness and response plans through South South Cooperation

    15 February 2023

    Director of ILO Country Office for China and Mongolia addresses the First Coordinators’ Meeting of the Belt and Road International Cooperation Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction and Emergency Management

  11. 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence 2022

    31 January 2023

    The 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence (GBV) is an international initiative that takes place between 25 November and 10 December, starting with the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women and ending with Human Rights Day. The primary goal of the campaign is to raise awareness and engage the public in ending GBV and other harmful practices against women and girls.

  12. Influential voices of Mongolia call for zero tolerance for violence and harassment at work

    31 January 2023

    From actors to politicians, activists to athletes – a wide range of influential people from various sectors of Mongolian society have joined forces to urge ratification of C190, the very first international treaty to recognize the right of everyone to a world of work free from violence and harassment, including gender-based violence and harassment.

  13. Awareness campaign educates youth in Mongolia about their rights at work

    20 January 2023

    With the support of "SDG-Aligned Budgeting to Transform Employment in Mongolia" project funded by the European Union, the National Decent Work for Youth Network (DWYN) continues to make powerful advances in its mission to educate and empower young people about their rights at work, and how to assert them.

2022

  1. Tripartite partners use animation to promote the revised Labour Law of Mongolia

    20 December 2022

    With the support of "Trade for Decent Work" project funded by the European Union, the Ministry of Labour and Social Protection of Mongolia creates animated videos to increase understanding of the revised Labour Law among the general public.

  2. 17th Asia and the Pacific Regional Meeting concludes with launch of ‘Singapore Statement’

    09 December 2022

    Statement identifies priorities to tackle wide range of existing and new employment challenges facing Asia, the Pacific and Arab States.

  3. China and ILO sign partnership agreement to promote South-South Cooperation

    07 December 2022

    The government of China and the International Labour Organization (ILO) have pledged to jointly promote full employment and decent work for Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) members.

  4. ILO’s 17th Asia and the Pacific Regional Meeting opens with call for greater efforts to ensure inclusive growth

    06 December 2022

    Government, employer and worker representatives from Asia and the Pacific and the Arab States gather in Singapore to shape priorities for action to drive employment growth in both regions.

  5. Changhee LEE's message for 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence 2022

    02 December 2022

  6. 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.

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

    28 November 2022

    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.