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.


  1. Joint forces called upon to achieve SDGs in China

    07 December 2018

    The China Business Summit on Achieving the SDGs discusses how business can best contribute to sustainable development in China.

  2. Academic reflections on the Future of Work kicks off the ILO centenary celebrations in China

    05 December 2018

  3. China Chapter of the Global Business and Disability Network launched a new service to match employers and jobseekers with disabilities

    03 December 2018

  4. Empowering persons with disabilities and ensuring inclusiveness and equality – China Disability Policy Dialogue held in Beijing

    03 December 2018

  5. Young Mongolians examine their future of work

    23 November 2018

    Young Mongolians gather to share their experiences and ideas on Future of Work to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Mongolia’s membership to the ILO, and the upcoming ILO’s 100th anniversary in 2019.

  6. Joint Press Release of the third "1+6" Round Table

    06 November 2018

    The Chinese Government and international organizations, including the ILO, issued a joint statement calling for a sustainable and inclusive global development at the third “1+6 Roundtable Meeting” in Beijing.

  7. China partners with the ILO to advance South-South cooperation

    06 November 2018

    The ILO and Chinese Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security (MOHRSS) join forces to promote full employment and decent work in 3 Asian countries

  8. The ILO sign with the China Enterprise Confederation for implementing SCORE project

    22 October 2018

    On 22 October 2018, the Consulting and Training Centre of the China Enterprise Confederation (CEC) and the International Labour Organization (ILO) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) sealing their cooperation on the promotion of for the joint implementation of the Sustaining Competitive and Responsible Enterprises project (SCORE) over the period 2018 to 2020.

  9. 9th China-International Forum on Work Safety held in Hangzhou

    16 October 2018

    On October 15 and 16, the ILO and Ministry of Emergency Management jointly co-hosted the 9th China – International Forum on work safety under the theme “Strengthen accident prevention and promote safe development”

  10. The China-Chapter of the Global Business and Disability Network elects its first chairs

    25 September 2018

  11. Taking steps to promote decent work in global supply chains

    20 September 2018

    The Ministry of Human Resources (MORHSS) and the ILO organised in Beijing a stakeholders’ meeting to discuss public and private initiatives geared toward responsible business conduct on September 18.

  12. ILO celebrates 100 years of social protection at the China’s 14th International Forum on Social Security

    19 September 2018

    “100 years of social protection at the ILO: the road to universal social protection”

  13. ILO Global Network on disability expands

    17 September 2018

    Volkswagen Automatic Transmission (Tianjin) Co. Ltd. joins the ILO’s Global Business and Disability Network. This made the car maker company the 15th member of the Chinese Chapter of the Global Network.

  14. After 40 years of high speed economic growth, what is the future of work in China?

    11 September 2018

    International Conference on Development Economics in China: Celebrating the 40th Anniversary of Reform and Opening up was held on 7-8 September in Shanghai.

  15. Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People’s Republic of China joins efforts to protect seafarers’ rights

    21 August 2018

  16. ILO head praises BRICS countries’ commitment to social dialogue

    03 August 2018

    Guy Ryder highlights the major contribution BRICS countries can make to social dialogue, social protection, gender equality and youth employment.

  17. ILO Global Business and Disability Network opens its China Chapter

    31 July 2018

    Through the sharing of experiences and best practices, the Network gathers knowledge and expertise that is disseminated among its members.

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    ILO calls for urgent action to prevent looming global care crisis

    28 June 2018

    New ILO report highlights inadequate policy responses to the rising demand and quantifies the extent of the care burden on women.

  19. Decent work in global supply chains: MoU signed between China and the ILO

    25 May 2018

    The global supply chain is a universal way of organizing investment, production and trade in the world economy. The ILO-China cooperation on promoting decent work in global supply chains will focus on ensuring compliance and protecting the legitimate rights and interests of workers.

  20. Mongolia celebrates 50th anniversary as ILO member State

    24 May 2018

    Today marks 50 years since Mongolia became a member of the International Labour Organization.