15 September 2020
This year, the participants are encouraged to highlight the impact of COVID-19 on migrant workers and their families.
18 August 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic has triggered a massive disruption of economies and labour markets with disproportionate impacts on youth employment in Asia and the Pacific, says a new report by the International Labour Organization (ILO) and Asian Development Bank (ADB).
26 June 2020
12 June 2020
10 June 2020
The on-going revision of the Law on Contract-Based Vietnamese Overseas Workers can be an opportunity to ensure that Vietnamese migrant workers will be globally sought-after by responsible employers, and their rights will be protected in accordance with international labour standards.
08 June 2020
The National Assembly has voted for the ratification of ILO Convention 105 on Abolition of Forced Labour and approval of the free trade agreement between the EU and Viet Nam.
27 May 2020
The ILO’s latest analysis of the labour market impact of COVID-19 exposes the devastating and disproportionate effect on young workers, and analyses measures being taken to create a safe return to work environment.
22 May 2020
Return to work policies should be informed by a human-centred approach that puts rights and international labour standards at the heart of economic, social and environmental strategies and ensures that policy guidance is embedded in national occupational safety and health systems.
29 April 2020
The latest ILO data on the labour market impact of the COVID-19 pandemic reveals the devastating effect on workers in the informal economy and on hundreds of millions of enterprises worldwide.
07 April 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic is having a catastrophic effect on working hours and earnings, globally. A new ILO report highlights some of the worst affected sectors and regions, and outlines policies to mitigate the crisis.
30 March 2020
New guidelines issued by ILO and UNICEF call on enterprises to do more to support working families during the pandemic.
19 March 2020
An initial assessment of the impact of COVID-19 on the global world of work says the effects will be far-reaching, pushing millions of people into unemployment, underemployment and working poverty, and proposes measures for a decisive, co-ordinated and immediate response.
12 February 2020
The agreement has strong labour and environment requirements for sustainable development.
12 December 2019
The ILO programme has supported hundreds of garment factories to earn significant gains in quality of life for workers and enhance productivity and profitability in the past 10 years.
Migrating in ASEAN with a mobile phone: Gender gaps are not only in migrants’ salaries, but also in digital access
29 November 2019
The increasingly widespread access to and use of the Internet in the ASEAN region has meant that more migrant workers are now seeking information using social media platforms. However, obtaining accurate and reliable information is still a challenge, not to mention gender gaps in digital access that women migrant workers face.
20 November 2019
The event hears that the time is right for Viet Nam to integrate responsible business practices into its policies and corporate operations.
29 October 2019
The ILO reiterates its commitment to enabling rights-based governance of labour migration.
12 September 2019
The competition aims at encouraging quality reporting on labour migration to better protect migrant workers’ rights.
29 July 2019
On World Day against Trafficking in Persons (30 July), the International Labour Organization (ILO) highlights the link between labour migration, debt bondage and human trafficking, and calls for continued efforts to improve labour migration governance and reduce exploitation.
11 July 2019
The 2019 Regulating for Decent Work prize has been won by a Vietnamese researcher for a study of the conditions of female migrant workers in Myanmar’s garment factories. The prize was presented during the 6th Regulating for Decent Work conference, hosted by the ILO.