News and articles

2021

  1. Op-ed

    सामाजिक बिमाको अपरिहार्यता

    23 September 2021, Kathmandu, Nepal

    श्रमिकहरूलाई सामाजिक सुरक्षा योजनाले ठूलो हित गर्छ । उनीहरू बिरामी, घाइते, अशक्त, गर्भवती वा वृद्ध हुँदा पनि आय सुरक्षित रहन्छ ।

  2. COVID-19

    Launching of the updated labour inspection guidelines in Thailand

    21 September 2021,

    A guide for labour inspectors is aimed to improve labour inspection services as a whole, with attention to women migrant workers, domestic workers, forced labour, and violence and harassment in the workplace.

  3. Press release

    The Government of Bangladesh with assistance from ILO developed an awareness-raising campaign strategy for the TVET institutes

    18 September 2021,

    ILO’s EU funded Skills 21 project supported the government of Bangladesh to develop an awareness-raising campaign strategy for the TVET institutes to bring behavioural changes in awareness, knowledge, attitudes and beliefs, self-efficacy and social norms towards TVET.

  4. Press Release

    Solomon Islands committed to developing a gender-responsive National Employment Policy

    16 September 2021, Honiara, Solomon Islands

    The ILO in partnership with the Government of Solomon Islands has completed a virtual seminar in Solomon Islands to support the design and formulation of the national employment policy (NEP) for inclusive structural transformation and environmental sustainability which took place from the 14 – 16 September 2021.

  5. Media Advisory

    Ship to Shore Rights Programme gets underway in the Philippines

    16 September 2021, Manila, Philippines

    The European Union-funded Ship to Shore Rights Southeast Asia Programme is set to commence its field activities in the Philippines aimed at promoting regular and safe labour migration in the fishing and seafood processing sectors.

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    Article

    Protect and manage mental health at workplace in time of COVID-19

    15 September 2021, Jakarta, Indonesia

    Work arrangements and conditions have changed considerably due to the COVID-19 pandemic, bringing new psychosocial challenges for the health and well-being of workers. The ILO’s Technical Officer, Grace Monica Halim, shared her insights on actions to address this problem.

  7. Press Release

    Solomon Islands National Employment Policy Seminar 2021

    14 September 2021, Honiara, Solomon Islands

    ILO in partnership with Ministry of Commerce, Industry, Labour and Immigration are running a three-day workshop in Solomon Islands to support the design and formulation of the national employment policy (NEP) for inclusive structural transformation and environmental sustainability.

  8. News

    Smart working to maintain workers’ mental health for business continuity in time of the pandemic

    13 September 2021, Jakarta, Indonesia

    Smart working is the right option for workers and companies. A strategy at the company level should be prepared to maintain workers’ mental health for improved productivity and sustainable business during the pandemic.

  9. Child Labour

    Working together to end Child Labour in Fiji

    12 September 2021,

    To strengthen efforts to combat child labour in Fiji, ILO supported a series of training and awareness seminars online. The sessions where conducted in partnership with the Fijian Ministry of Employment, Productivity and Industrial Relations. The interactive sessions saw active participation and contributions from Government ministries, employer’s organizations, worker organizations, CSO’s and faith-based organizations.

  10. © Thomas Ora 2021

    News

    Timor-Leste to strengthen its dispute resolution system

    10 September 2021, Dili, Timor-Leste

    Key labour actors of Timor-Leste, with support from the ILO, organized a National Tripartite Dialogue to review and improve the effectiveness of the dispute resolution mechanism in the country.