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17th Asia and the Pacific Regional Meeting of the International Labour Organization to take place 6-9 December in Singapore
29 November 2022
High-level participation to include President of Singapore H.E. Halimah Yacob, new ILO Director-General Gilbert F. Houngbo and 15 ministers from Asia, the Pacific and Arab States.
Jobs in Asia and the Pacific record modest recovery while future growth prospects remain challenging
28 November 2022
Region’s labour market yet to get back on pre-crisis track while clear need exists to drive decent work in sectors employing the majority of workers.
25 November 2022
Information on opportunities for media coverage at the 17th APRM
24 November 2022
This third edition of the biennial Asia–Pacific Employment and Social Outlook pulls together the most recent statistics to highlight how labour markets in the region are recovering from the COVID-19 pandemic.
21 May 2018
Following Super Typhoon Haiyan (Yolanda) many workers were pushed to the informal economy where they face hazards at work due to lack of occupational safety and health. The ILO’s SafeYouth@Work Project helps them design and implement training programmes on occupational safety and health (OSH).
14 May 2018
Construction attracts more young workers but it has one of the highest rates of occupational injury and illness. Santi knows that workers in the construction industry face day to day occupational hazards.
07 May 2018
Safety and health at work is important for government officials and workers in the public sector. Al, a young public sector official and union member shares that the local government is also performing its duty to protect its people by ensuring occupational safety and health.
30 April 2018
Risky behaviours are most common among young workers. Zai, a female welder shares that women can do what men can. Welders like her, however, should not take dangerous shortcuts to make easy money, because what is important is making it home safe for your family.
Opening address at the fourth Project Advisory Committee (PAC) meeting of the ILO Ship to Shore Rights South-East Asia Programme
07 November 2022
By Mr Khalid Hassan, Director, ILO Country Office for the Philippines at the fourth Project Advisory Committee (PAC) meeting of the ILO Ship to Shore Rights South-East Asia Programme, 7 November 2022, Manila, Philippines
Public Employment Service Offices (PESO) as key actors in collection, analysis and dissemination of data on supply and demand for skilled workers plenary presentation at the 22nd National PESO Congress
25 October 2022
By Mr Phu Huynh, Technical Specialist on Employment and Decent Work of the ILO Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific at the 22nd National PESO Congress, 25-27 October 2022, Pampanga, Philippines
Solidarity message to public health workers at the Union leadership training on freedom of association, social dialogue and collective negotiations
24 October 2022
By Mr Khalid Hassan, Director of the ILO Country Office for the Philippines at the Public health workers' union leadership training on freedom of association, social dialogue and collective negotiations, 24 October 2022, Davao, Philippines
21 October 2022
By Mr Khalid Hassan, Director, ILO Country Office for the Philippines at the Philippine UN Network on Migration 3rd quarter meeting, 21 October 2022, Manila, Philippines