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October 2021

  1. News

    Viet Nam Social Security staff trained to better understand and respond to health insurance members’ needs

    18 October 2021

    To promote member-centric design and efficient implementation of social health insurance, ILO has supported training for Viet Nam Social Security staff on how to carry out satisfaction assessments and effectively meet the needs of users through customer care.

  2. Flagship Programme

    ILO’s Global Flagship Programme on Building Social Protection Floors for All launches its second phase, extending support to 50 focus countries and aiming to improve the lives of 60 million people

    07 October 2021

    The ILO’s Global Flagship Programme on Building Social Protection Floors for All (SPF Flagship Programme) officially launched its second phase (2021 -2025) at its annual Development Partners meeting on 7 October 2021, announcing an extension of support to 50 focus countries and territories in advancing towards universal social protection.

September 2021

  1. © Wayne S. Grazio 2021

    World Social Protection Report 2020-22

    More than 4 billion people still lack any social protection, ILO report finds

    01 September 2021

    The COVID-19 pandemic has revealed and exacerbated the social protection gap between countries with high and low income levels.

August 2021

  1. News

    New project launched to promote compliance, social dialogue in Viet Nam’s electronics sector

    18 August 2021

  2. Press release

    ILO forecasts slow jobs recovery in ASEAN region

    13 August 2021

    Upward trend in COVID-19 cases and slow vaccine roll out likely to prolong the labour market crisis and hamper recovery.

  3. Press release

    Asia Garment Hub - A digital gateway to sustainability and decent work resources for the garment and textiles industry - is launched

    11 August 2021

    The Asia Garment Hub, a one-stop digital knowledge platform to help industry stakeholders understand, promote and operationalise decent work and sustainable business practices across the supply chain was launched today.

  4. Asia-Pacific labour market insights

    What future for the Asia garment industry post-COVID?

    04 August 2021

    The COVID-19 crisis has hit the global garment industry hard and nowhere has this been felt more than in Asia, where the majority of the industry is based. A new brief from the International Labour Organization looks at what the future holds for the Asian garment sector, how the pandemic is shaping industry trends and the opportunities for a more resilient, sustainable and human-centred future.

July 2021

  1. Interview

    10 years on from the ILO Domestic Workers Convention: What has changed?

    29 July 2021

    Over half of the world’s domestic workers are in Asia and the Pacific. 10 years on from the adoption of the Domestic Workers Convention, 2011 (No. 189), Anna Olsen, Technical Specialist at the International Labour Organization’s TRIANGLE in ASEAN programme, discusses progress made and ongoing challenges for ensuring decent work for domestic workers in the region.

  2. News

    ILO, Vietnamese Women Union join forces to promote gender equality in social insurance and ensure social protection rights in Viet Nam

    16 July 2021

    One of the recommended policy measures is the introduction of a multi-tiered child benefit to provide support to all children in Viet Nam, while simultaneously promoting an increase in social insurance coverage.

  3. Call for research proposals

    Case Studies on the Intersectional Impacts of Air Pollution on the World of Work of Vulnerable Groups including Women and Youth in Southeast Asia

    14 July 2021