News and articles


  1. © ILO 2023

    Labour market policy and high-quality development

    ILO Symposium advances integration of labour market policies into macroeconomic framework for high-quality economic development

    31 October 2023, Haikou, China

  2. Tripartism and social dialogue

    ILO supports Thai auto sector to navigate evolving Human Rights Due Diligence environment

    31 October 2023, Bangkok, Thailand

    Joint efforts seek to strengthen responsible business practices and global competitiveness of the automotive industry.

  3. © ILO 2023

    Decent work

    Stakeholders validate evaluation of ILO interventions to promote decent work for vulnerable segments of society

    31 October 2023, Islamabad, Pakistan

    Participants in the validation event heard testimonials from stakeholders how the project has brought change in their lives.

  4. © ILO 2023

    Skills development and employability

    ILO and PSMB (HRD Corp) join hands to promote lifelong learning and employability in Malaysia

    31 October 2023, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

    Agreement will see collaboration aimed at promoting lifelong learning, and enhancing employability throughout the country.

  5. News

    Key labour actors of Timor-Leste review the progress of its DWCP Programme

    31 October 2023, Dili, Timor-Leste

    The ILO and key labour actors jointly review the progresses, challenges, and ways forward of Timor-Leste Decent Work Country (DWCP) Programme 2022-2025.

  6. News

    Tackling decent work decifits in Indonesia’s palm oil sector with collective bargaining agreements

    30 October 2023, Sumatra and Kalimantan Islands, Indonesia

    The ILO supports labour-management cooperation in the palm oil sector in Indonesia with the signing of collective bargaining agreements in 31 companies in Sumatra and Kalimantan.

  7. Prevention of HIV at workplace

    Indonesia launches its HIV/AIDS National Action Plan to accelerate the achievement of Ending AIDS by 2030

    27 October 2023, Jakarta, Indonesia

    The ILO supports the Ministry of Manpower developing the National Action Plan on Preventing and Handling HIV/AIDS at Workplace 2024-2028 as a guideline for synergising actions in preventing and handling HIV/AIDS at workplaces in 27 districts and cities nationwide.

  8. Gender equality

    Women missing out on benefits of labour market growth in Asia and the Pacific

    27 October 2023, Bangkok, Thailand

    The gap between male and female labour market participation rates remains high despite three decades of economic growth with South Asia home to the biggest differences.

  9. Skills development

    Path ahead for Mutual Recognition of Skills in ASEAN mapped out

    25 October 2023,

    Importance of continuing efforts to facilitate free flow of skilled workers within the region discussed.

  10. News

    ILO-IOM join forces to better protect Indonesian migrant workers in the palm oil sector

    24 October 2023, Kupang, East Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia

    To better protect the labour rights of potential Indonesian migrant workers, the ILO and IOM jointly develop pre-departure training modules and relevant informational materials for palm oil sector in Indonesia-Malaysia Corridor.