What's new

September 2020

  1. Video

    Miss Viet Nam calls for joint efforts to ensure decent work for youth

    24 September 2020

    The COVID19 economic crisis is hitting young people hard. Standing by the International Labour Organization, Miss Viet Nam Dang Thi Ngoc Han calls for a stronger policy response to address the challenges faced by young people, particularly women and those in the informal sector.

  2. Skills

    New career guidance package aims to help young people make right career choice

    24 September 2020

    The package including four books for teachers and students is now available online.

  3. © ILO 2020

    COVID-19: Protecting workers in the workplace

    COVID-19 leads to massive labour income losses worldwide

    23 September 2020

    A new ILO analysis of the labour market impact of COVID-19 reveals a “massive” drop in labour income and a fiscal stimulus gap that threatens to increase inequality between richer and poorer countries.

  4. © Asian Development Bank 2020

    Social protection

    ILO: Developing countries should invest US$1.2 trillion to guarantee basic social protection

    17 September 2020

    Closing the coverage gap, worsened by COVID-19, will require additional sources of financing says a new ILO study.

  5. Labour migration

    ILO launches sixth Global Media Competition on Labour Migration and Fair Recruitment

    15 September 2020

    This year, the participants are encouraged to highlight the impact of COVID-19 on migrant workers and their families.

August 2020

  1. News

    Labour migration reporting workshop for journalists now open for application

    27 August 2020

  2. COVID-19: Pandemic in the World of Work

    Trinh Ngoc Hoa’s message on child labour

    24 August 2020

    Trinh dropped out of school at a young age and started to work collecting lotus flowers and transporting cucumbers. With the ILO’s support, he is receiving vocational training to become a mechanic. Listen to his message to world leaders about ending child labour.

  3. Press release

    New ILO-ADB report addresses the impact of COVID-19 on youth employment in Asia and the Pacific

    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).

  4. Our impact, their voices

    Social dialogue, a key to business survival and resilience in Viet Nam

    13 August 2020

    The COVID-19 pandemic has had a severe impact on Viet Nam’s garment, footwear and handbag industry, with almost one-in-four workers losing their jobs. The ILO in Viet Nam has been supporting its partners to foster social dialogue in businesses, to ensure the protection of the most vulnerable workers.

  5. COVID-19

    ILO-supported guidelines for COVID-19 rolled out across workplaces

    05 August 2020

    The document aims to help prevent the spread of the virus in the workplace, protect of workers’ health and ensure business continuity.