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    Migrant workers' rights

    New ILO initiative to help protect migrant worker wages in Malaysia

    03 February 2023,

    Wage protections for women and men migrant workers in Malaysia a key focus of new phase of the International Labour Organization’s Migrant Workers Empowerment and Advocacy project.

  2. Press release

    Timor-Leste launches its 2021 Labour Force Survey Report

    26 January 2023, Dili, Timor-Leste

    The General Directorate of Statistics (GDS) of the Ministry of Finance, the Secretariat of State for Vocational Training and Employment (SEFOPE), together with the International Labour Organization (ILO) is launching the 2021 Timor-Leste Labour Force Survey Report today on 26 January 2023.

  3. Press release

    ILO launches the first gender equality and social inclusion handbook for Higher Education Institutions

    24 January 2023, Jakarta, Indonesia

    This handbook is designed to be used in Gender Equality, Disabilities and Social Inclusion (GEDSI) training for staff and students in all types of vocational education and training institutions across Indonesia.

  4. Convention No. 190 and vocational training

    Sexual harassment measures implemented in Indonesia polytechnics

    23 January 2023,

    The ILO has helped develop measures to address sexual harassment and violence in Indonesia’s higher education institutes.

  5. News

    Indonesia continues to strengthen its efforts to ensure workplace safety and health

    18 January 2023, Jakarta, Indonesia

    The ILO supports the efforts taken by the Ministry of Manpower to strengthen its national policies and programmes on occupational safety and health (OSH) through the publication of the 2022 National OSH Profile.

  6. A just transition

    Trade unions gain capacity to support Just Transition in Viet Nam’s chemical and pharmaceutical industry

    17 January 2023, Hanoi, Viet Nam

    Trade union members gain awareness and knowledge on how to support Viet Nam’s chemical and pharmaceutical industry as it moves towards a greener future.

  7. Technical and vocational education and training and skills development

    Growing businesses beyond their hometown

    17 January 2023,

    The ILO-UK Skills for Prosperity Programme has helped Malaysia’s local Sabahans supercharge their entrepreneurial, marketing and food processing skills.

  8. News

    Strengthening the youth entrepreneurship ecosystem in Cambodia

    12 January 2023, Bangkok, Thailand

    Decent Employment for Youth in Cambodia programme phase 2 (DEY II) joined Cambodia’s Ecosystem Strengthening Conference (CAMESCO) to support entrepreneurship ecosystem development in Cambodia.

  9. Press release

    ILO Country Director meets with Minister of Overseas Pakistanis and Human Resource Development to reaffirm support to social justice for all

    10 January 2023, Islamabad, Pakistan

    In an introductory meeting with the Minister of Overseas Pakistanis and Human Resource Development (OPHRD), Country Director of ILO, Mr Geir T. Tonstol reaffirmed ILO’s continuous support and assistance to the Ministry and ILO’s constituents in Pakistan.

  10. Opinion editorial

    Viewing jobs law and Perppu through the lens of freedom of association

    07 January 2023, Jakarta, Indonesia

    An opinion editorial by Albert Bonasahat, national project coordinator of the ILO Ship to Shore Rights Programme, published by the Jakarta Post on 7 January.