News and press releases

This is a list of official ILO press releases, including those related to ILO activities in China and Mongolia. The most recent release can be found on top.

2021

  1. ILO Led UN Joint Programme in Mongolia Contributes to 10 per cent increase to Herders’ Social Insurance Coverage in Target Soums

    07 June 2021

    Initial reports show that United Nations Joint Project (UNJP) on Extending Social Protection to Herders with Enhanced Shock Responsiveness directly and indirectly contributed to the increase in social and health insurance coverage of herders by 10 per cent in the target 5 soums in Zavkhan province as well as a national increase of 5% within one year of project implementation.

  2. Join hands in building a more resilient Occupational Safety and Health systems

    28 April 2021

    COVID-19 has reinforced the need for resilient national Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) systems to be in place. To mark Safe Day 2021, Xiaochu Dai, Officer-in-Charge and Deputy Director of ILO Country Office for China and Mongolia explains what they are and what needs to be done.

  3. Building employment injury protection for platform workers

    27 April 2021

    The ILO Country Office in Beijing and MOHRSS organized a Research Seminar on Employment Injury Insurance for Workers in the Platform Economy aimed at sharing experiences and providing recommendations for a national regulatory framework for employment injury coverage of platform workers in China.

  4. Capacity Building Workshops on Quality Apprenticeship successfully held in Chongqing

    31 March 2021

    During March 31 to April 1, the ILO project ‘Quality Apprenticeship and Lifelong Learning in China’ successfully held Capacity Building Workshops on Quality Apprenticeship in Chongqing. A total of 225 participants joined the discussions on ILO Toolkit for Quality Apprenticeships Volume 2: Guide for Practitioners, effective partnership building in apprenticeship and international labour standard setting on apprenticeships

  5. First Steering Committee Meeting of the project takes place virtually

    30 March 2021

  6. Core Skill Development Training Workshop successfully held online

    02 February 2021

    On 25th January, the ILO project ‘Quality Apprenticeship and Lifelong Learning in China’ successfully organized Core Skill Development Training Workshop online. Over 120 participants from 71 pilot enterprises, TVET institutions and public agencies attended training to gain in-depth knowledge of the ILO Global Framework on Core Skills for the 21st Century and practices of core skill development.

2020

  1. The European Union will support Mongolia's employment sector transformation through technical assistance with UN agencies

    22 December 2020

  2. Project Piloting Launch and Training Workshop on Quality Apprenticeship successfully held

    17 December 2020

    In times of uncertainty and a fast changing world of work, promoting quality apprenticeship to improve skills and employability of youth will enhance their confidence and resilience into the future of work. During 10 to 11 December, in partnership with Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security (MOHRSS), with support of J.P. Morgan Chase, the ILO project ‘Quality Apprenticeship and Lifelong Learning in China’ successfully held Project Piloting Launch and Training Workshop on Quality Apprenticeship in Rizhao city, Shandong province.

  3. Seminar on social security for workers in flexible employment

    16 December 2020

    The EU-China Project “Improving China’s Institutional Capacity towards Universal Social Protection” organized a seminar in Beijing on social security for workers in flexible employment.

  4. Focus on labour platforms in China: seizing the opportunities, tackling the challenges

    09 December 2020

    To get a better understanding of new business models and their impact on workers, companies and society at large, the ILO organized a discussion on December 8 focusing on the Chinese situation.

  5. Decent work for sustainable social development in China

    01 December 2020

    In online training, Capital University of Economics and Business (CUEB) students receive in-depth training on key CSR concepts.

  6. Building back better through international labour standards and corporate social responsibility

    13 November 2020

    Tripartite participants from around the globe have wrapped up a month-long exchange of experiences and best practices through an ILO e-learning course.

  7. UN Policy Dialogue "Building an inclusive and sustainable social protection system" held online

    13 November 2020

    The United Nations in China in collaboration with Chinese government organised a social protection policy dialogue online on 10 November 2020

  8. UN in China celebrates its 75th anniversary

    24 October 2020

  9. © ILO 2021

    Critical gaps in social protection hampering Asia-Pacific region’s resilience to COVID-19

    15 October 2020

    Despite their rapid socioeconomic ascent, most countries in the Asia-Pacific region have weak social protection systems riddled with gaps, says a new report.

  10. © BRICS 2021

    BRICS commitment to jobs, social protection & social dialogue welcomed by ILO

    09 October 2020

    Higher levels of international cooperation and solidarity will be needed to meet the challenge to labour markets posed by COVID-19, says ILO Director-General, Guy Ryder.

  11. CSR and Labour Standards training returns to China

    29 August 2020

    Seminars on responsible business conduct held by the ILO and MOHRSS aims to improve understanding of key international standards and ILO guidelines.

  12. Young people’s voice on the future of work

    27 August 2020

    Debate|Who shapes the future of work, people or technology?

  13. New ILO-ADB report addresses the impact of COVID-19 on youth employment in Asia and the Pacific

    18 August 2020

    The COVID-19 pandemic has triggered a massive disruption of economies and labour markets with disproportionate impacts on youth employment in Asia and the Pacific, says a new report by the International Labour Organization (ILO) and Asian Development Bank (ADB).

  14. Skills for a Resilient Youth in the Era of COVID-19 and Beyond

    20 July 2020

    The World Youth Skills Day 2020 took stock of the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on skills development and explored how young people can respond to the economic crisis.