News and articles


  1. © Ali Luuthfi/ILO 2023

    Occupational safety and health

    Central Java takes bold steps to enhance occupational safety and health on fishing vessels

    23 October 2023, Batang, Indonesia

    ILO continues to be at the forefront of efforts to promote occupational safety and health in the fishing industry, enhancing the capacity of labour inspectors to prevent risks and hazards onboard fishing vessels.

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    Social security

    Lao People’s Democratic Republic progresses towards stronger health insurance and social security system

    20 October 2023, Vientiane, Lao People's Democratic Republic

    Comprehensive legal review supported by the International Labour Organization and Luxembourg helps inform amendment of legal framework on health insurance and social security with anticipated enactment in mid-2024.

  3. International cooperation

    ILO Assistant Director-General and Regional Director for Asia and the Pacific meets its tripartite partners in China

    20 October 2023, Beijing, China

    ILO Assistant Director-General and Regional Director for Asia and the Pacific Chihoko Asada-Miyakawa met the ILO's tripartite partners in China.

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    Creating green jobs and conserving natural capital through sustainable tourism: The case of North Sulawesi

    20 October 2023, Manado, North Sulawesi, Indonesia

    Conservation of nature and the creation of jobs are compatible goals and the cornerstone of sustainable development, participants at the launch last month of the Biodiversity and Jobs Initiative by the International Labour Organization learned.

  5. High-quality employment

    ILO and China collaborate to enhance high-quality employment through promoting south-south cooperation within the Belt and Road initiative

    20 October 2023, Beijing, China

    ILO and MOHRSS joined forces in hosting the Seminar on Promoting High-quality Employment in Beijing.

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    Skills development

    Korea showcases TVET digitalization to South-East Asian counterparts

    20 October 2023,

    ILO/Korea Partnership Programme supports study visit as part of efforts to support digital transformation of ASEAN TVET systems.

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    Youth employment in ASEAN

    ASEAN, UNICEF, ILO regional dialogue delivers joint recommendation to advance region’s youth

    18 October 2023, Jakarta, Indonesia

    Discussions focus on steps needed to help young people across ASEAN find decent work amidst rapidly changing employment environment.

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    Social security

    Master’s course builds social health protection capacity in Asia

    17 October 2023, Bangkok, Thailand

    ILO provides fellowships to government officials from Asia to strengthen health protection systems across the region.

  9. News

    ILO promotes investment in skills development for Responsible Business Conduct in Indonesia

    16 October 2023, Jakarta, Indonesia

    The ILO has established a three-year project initiative to support a human-centred recovery from recent disruptions in the global supply chains. The project is funded by the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) of Japan.

  10. News

    Clearer legal status will allow household businesses to thrive

    13 October 2023, Hanoi, Viet Nam

    Consultation workshops in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City gather ideas and opinions for the draft Decree on household business.