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.
SCORE Pilot Experience Sharing Conference
24 June 2021
On 24 June 2021 the Sustaining Competitive and Responsible Enterprises (SCORE) Experience Sharing Conference was held by the ILO and Ministry of Emergency Management (MEM) in Huzhou, China.
Launch of study on the digitalisation of China’s social security administration and services for universal social security
17 June 2021
2nd Seminar on Social Security for Workers in Non-standard Forms of Employment
16 June 2021
ILO Led UN Joint Programme in Mongolia Contributes to 10 per cent increase to Herders’ Social Insurance Coverage in Target Soums
07 June 2021
Initial reports show that United Nations Joint Project (UNJP) on Extending Social Protection to Herders with Enhanced Shock Responsiveness directly and indirectly contributed to the increase in social and health insurance coverage of herders by 10 per cent in the target 5 soums in Zavkhan province as well as a national increase of 5% within one year of project implementation.
Join hands in building a more resilient Occupational Safety and Health systems
28 April 2021
COVID-19 has reinforced the need for resilient national Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) systems to be in place. To mark Safe Day 2021, Xiaochu Dai, Officer-in-Charge and Deputy Director of ILO Country Office for China and Mongolia explains what they are and what needs to be done.
Building employment injury protection for platform workers
27 April 2021
The ILO Country Office in Beijing and MOHRSS organized a Research Seminar on Employment Injury Insurance for Workers in the Platform Economy aimed at sharing experiences and providing recommendations for a national regulatory framework for employment injury coverage of platform workers in China.
Capacity Building Workshops on Quality Apprenticeship successfully held in Chongqing
31 March 2021
During March 31 to April 1, the ILO project ‘Quality Apprenticeship and Lifelong Learning in China’ successfully held Capacity Building Workshops on Quality Apprenticeship in Chongqing. A total of 225 participants joined the discussions on ILO Toolkit for Quality Apprenticeships Volume 2: Guide for Practitioners, effective partnership building in apprenticeship and international labour standard setting on apprenticeships
First Steering Committee Meeting of the project takes place virtually
30 March 2021
Core Skill Development Training Workshop successfully held online
02 February 2021
On 25th January, the ILO project ‘Quality Apprenticeship and Lifelong Learning in China’ successfully organized Core Skill Development Training Workshop online. Over 120 participants from 71 pilot enterprises, TVET institutions and public agencies attended training to gain in-depth knowledge of the ILO Global Framework on Core Skills for the 21st Century and practices of core skill development.
The European Union will support Mongolia's employment sector transformation through technical assistance with UN agencies
22 December 2020
Project Piloting Launch and Training Workshop on Quality Apprenticeship successfully held
17 December 2020
In times of uncertainty and a fast changing world of work, promoting quality apprenticeship to improve skills and employability of youth will enhance their confidence and resilience into the future of work. During 10 to 11 December, in partnership with Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security (MOHRSS), with support of J.P. Morgan Chase, the ILO project ‘Quality Apprenticeship and Lifelong Learning in China’ successfully held Project Piloting Launch and Training Workshop on Quality Apprenticeship in Rizhao city, Shandong province.
Seminar on social security for workers in flexible employment
16 December 2020
The EU-China Project “Improving China’s Institutional Capacity towards Universal Social Protection” organized a seminar in Beijing on social security for workers in flexible employment.
Focus on labour platforms in China: seizing the opportunities, tackling the challenges
09 December 2020
To get a better understanding of new business models and their impact on workers, companies and society at large, the ILO organized a discussion on December 8 focusing on the Chinese situation.
Decent work for sustainable social development in China
01 December 2020
In online training, Capital University of Economics and Business (CUEB) students receive in-depth training on key CSR concepts.
Building back better through international labour standards and corporate social responsibility
13 November 2020
Tripartite participants from around the globe have wrapped up a month-long exchange of experiences and best practices through an ILO e-learning course.
UN Policy Dialogue "Building an inclusive and sustainable social protection system" held online
13 November 2020
The United Nations in China in collaboration with Chinese government organised a social protection policy dialogue online on 10 November 2020
UN in China celebrates its 75th anniversary
24 October 2020
Critical gaps in social protection hampering Asia-Pacific region’s resilience to COVID-19
15 October 2020
Despite their rapid socioeconomic ascent, most countries in the Asia-Pacific region have weak social protection systems riddled with gaps, says a new report.
BRICS commitment to jobs, social protection & social dialogue welcomed by ILO
09 October 2020
Higher levels of international cooperation and solidarity will be needed to meet the challenge to labour markets posed by COVID-19, says ILO Director-General, Guy Ryder.
CSR and Labour Standards training returns to China
29 August 2020
Seminars on responsible business conduct held by the ILO and MOHRSS aims to improve understanding of key international standards and ILO guidelines.