Korea resources

July 2008

  1. Media Advisory: 21 Asia-Pacific countries to discuss extending social security coverage Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi 19-20 May 2008

    The recruitment process for Indonesian and Vietnamese migrant workers in the Republic of Korea will be discussed at two international meetings being organized by the International Labour Organization (ILO) and the Government of Korea. The two national workshops – one in Indonesia and one in Vietnam - will discuss ways of making the recruitment and selection processes used in Korea more efficient and transparent, and to find remedies to the problems Indonesian and Vietnamese workers commonly confront.

January 2008

  1. Admission of foreign workers as trainees in Korea

    Discusses how the Korean government has responded to labour shortage among small businesses in the country.

September 2006

  1. Realizing decent work in Asia: lessons from the Republic of Korea

    14th Asian Regional Meeting, Busan, Republic of Korea, 29 August – 1 September 2006. Globalization and flexible working practices are changing the way people work in Asia. They bring opportunities but leave social and political consequences that matter to employers, workers and governments. As all three ‘social partners’ come to grips with these challenges, the example of the Republic of Korea shows how a rapidly growing economy can manage the transformation.

October 2003

  1. ILO/Korea Partnership Programme

    1 October 2003 - 31 December 2022

    The ILO/Korea Partnership Programme, which has been operational since 2004, works to support the aims of the Asian Decent Work Decade. In particular it focuses on the regional priority areas of competitiveness, productivity and jobs; labour market governance and social protection; and labour migration.

March 2001

  1. Contribution to a discussion of the ILO Governing Body Committee on Technical Cooperation: "Training for employment"

    by Mr Yasuyuki Nodera, Regional Director for Asia and the Pacific