Korea resources

April 2022

  1. Knowledge building on productivity management in food processing sector and sustainable integration in global supply chain

    22 April 2022

    A workshop organised by ILO PSEI project in collaboration with the State Government of Odisha and Andhra Pradesh, to build knowledge of food processing enterprises in the two states, on responsible management practises, and alignment to international standards

March 2022

  1. E-formalization: A Korean success story

    An ILO report Digital solutions and formalization: E-formalization case study on the Republic of Korea highlights the role digitalization has played in Korea’s formalization success story and provides a series of valuable experiences for other countries in the region.

  2. Digital solutions and formalization: E-formalization case study on Republic of Korea

    This report documents the pathway that the Republic of Korea has taken in the design, implementation and adaptation of its digital governance systems and related applications as they relate specifically to labour market formalization.

February 2022

  1. LSSO holds training workshops on “how to communicate better and manage work more effectively” for its national and provincial staff

    22 - 25 February 2022

  2. Tripartite consultation on the priority setting of National Occupational Safety and Health Programme of Lao People's Democratic Republic

    18 February 2022

January 2022

  1. Policy Dialogue on 'Building a market responsive, resilient, and inclusive MSME ecosystem for job rich and sustainable growth'

    28 January 2022

    Policy dialogue to share support knowledge building of Andhra Pradesh and Odisha in designing of evidence-based policy initiatives for catalysing sector-led growth by sharing efforts made by Bangladesh, Indonesia, Vietnam, and South Korea, in transforming to market-based economy and transitioning from agrarian to global manufacturing hubs.

  2. 12th Academy on Social and Solidarity Economy - Plenary Session 4: Financial mechanisms for innovative SSE ecosystems

December 2021

  1. Extending social health protection: Accelerating progress towards Universal Health Coverage in Asia and the Pacific

    This regional report documents and analyses country experiences and lessons on the extension of social health protection coverage in the Asia and the Pacific region. It provides a detailed account of progress made, challenges encountered and remaining coverage gaps, and explores their root causes.

  2. Development and formalization in Asia: Insights from Japan, Republic of Korea and Singapore

    This report examines the historical socio-economic pathways that facilitated the creation of labour markets that were dominantly formal in nature in three advanced economies – Japan, Republic of Korea and Singapore. The case studies emphasize the complementarities between national political economy and labour market dynamics and draws lessons, where possible, for the emerging economies of today that strive to accelerate the closing of formality gaps.

November 2021

  1. Mapping the Social and Solidarity Economy Landscape in Asia Spotlight on Republic of Korea

    This brief is part of the series “Mapping the Social and Solidarity Economy Landscape in Asia” that presents the SSE landscape for six countries in Asia, policy challenges and preliminary pathways for strengthening SSE in the region. The research is part of the ILO project “Strengthening Social and Solidarity Economy (SSE) Policy in Asia,” implemented in partnership with the Korea Social Enterprise Promotion Agency (KoSEA) and supported by the Korean Ministry of Employment and Labour (MOEL). This brief is focused on the Republic of Korea.