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  1. Press release

    ILO signs US$ 700,000 partnership agreement with Korean Government

    30 April 2009,

    The International Labour Organization (ILO) and the Government of the Republic of Korea will sign a US$700,000 partnership agreement later today, funding ILO work in more than 15 countries in Asia and the Pacific.

  2. Press release

    ILO marks 90 years of working for social justice highlighting decent work and fair globalization

    24 April 2009,

    Cambodia will mark the ILO’s 90th anniversary on the 27th and 28th of April under the theme “ILO: Partner in the Development of Cambodia”. Cambodia’s chosen topic compliments the global theme”ILO - 90 years of working for social justice”.

  3. Press release

    Bangkok, 23rd April: celebrations to mark the ILO’s 90th Anniversary kicked-off

    24 April 2009,

    ILO marks 90 years of work with events across Asia Pacific highlighting decent work and fair globalization.

  4. Press release

    President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo declares April 21 to May 1 'ILO Week'

    17 April 2009,

    President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo has declared April 21 to May 1, 2009 as International Labor Organization (ILO) Week.

  5. Press release

    ILO celebrates 90 years of campaigning for social justice with high-level Bangkok event

    16 April 2009,

    The ILO will mark its 90th anniversary with a world-wide series of activities, including a high-level event with the Thai Prime Minister in Bangkok, the ILO’s headquarters in Asia and the Pacific.

  6. Press release

    Aging workforce threatens Thailand's productivity and development, says ILO report

    13 April 2009,

    This study is released to coincide with Thailand's National Day for Older Persons on April 13.

  7. Press release

    First ILO course in women’s entrepreneurship offered in Bangladesh

    12 April 2009,

    The first course using an internationally-established entrepreneurship training programme for women has been carried out by experts from the ILO in Rangamati, Chittagong Hill Tracts (CHT).

  8. Press release

    Stakeholders’ consultation on assessment of green jobs

    08 April 2009,

    On 9 April, in Dhaka, a stakeholders’ consultation on green jobs assessment studies was organized jointly by the Ministry of Labour and Employment and the ILO.

  9. Press release

    ILO to issue report on women and the global crisis for International Women’s Day

    04 March 2009,

    The ILO will mark International Women’s Day 2009 with the launch of a new report assessing the impact of the global financial crisis on women in the world of work.

  10. Press release

    ILO renews supplementary understanding with Myanmar

    02 March 2009,

    ILO has agreed with the Government of Myanmar to extend for 12 months the ILO Supplementary Understanding which provides a mechanism for Myanmar Citizens to lodge complaints of forced labour through the ILO Liaison Officer in Yangon.