05 May 2022
Collective bargaining played a crucial role during the pandemic and can provide an effective means for employers and workers to tackle the new challenges that are shaking up the world of work.
‘Out of sight, out of mind’ attitude hampering COVID recovery for fishers and seafood processors in South-East Asia
19 April 2022
New ILO-Cornell brief finds that exclusion from pandemic relief measures and social protection schemes hits migrant fisheries workers hard.
06 April 2022
A strong and positive occupational safety and health culture is vital built on inclusion. However, women especially in rural sectors are often left out. Developmental approaches to promoting occupational safety and health, enhancing access to training and other technical advisory services, and increasing women’s participation can help improve safety and health in the rural sectors and communities.
04 April 2022
A dialogue on gender equality and labour standards highlighted the need to strengthen efforts to promote rights at work and improve working conditions for women through social dialogue to ensure compliance with general labour standards, including occupational safety and health, and access to social protection and other existing programmes and services.
New guide offers insights to business on employing people with disability in the Asia Pacific Region
30 March 2022
Updated ILO resource aims to help companies looking to provide accessible and supportive workplaces.
25 March 2022
The ILO Governing Body has elected Gilbert F. Houngbo as the Organization’s 11th Director-General, who will take office in October 2022.
17 March 2022
Over 3,000 households have gained access to safe and clean water as the ILO-Japan Water and Sanitation Project launches five new water systems built by community members, indigenous peoples and former combatants in the Bangsamoro region.
Call for Applications: Gender Inclusive Financial and Non-Financial Services through the ILO’s Women’s Entrepreneurship Self-Check (WE-Check)
08 March 2022
The International Labour Organization’s “Rebuilding Better: Fostering Business Resilience Post-COVID-19” Project, supported by J.P. Morgan, invites interested business development service providers, financial institutions, government agencies and other organizations that provides assistance to micro, small and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs) to submit their application to benefit from the Women’s Entrepreneurship Self-Check (WE-Check) in 2022.
07 March 2022
Plugging existing, significant, gaps in care services could generate almost 300 million jobs and create a continuum of care that would help to alleviate poverty, encourage gender equality, and support care for children and the elderly, says new ILO report released ahead of International Women’s Day.
ILO and DOLE spearhead stakeholders’ consultation on the new Department of Migrant Workers (DMW) in the Philippines, in collaboration with IOM, UN Women and UN Migration Network
03 March 2022
The consultation series is supported by the joint ILO-UN Women Safe and Fair Programme, the IOM-ILO-UN Women BRIDGE Programme, and the UN Migration Network in the Philippines.
25 February 2022
The International Labour Organization is strengthening its collaboration with several multilateral system agencies to urgently address the inequalities exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic, within and between countries.
24 February 2022
Networking event helps women entrepreneurs forge business relationships and draw strength and inspiration from their peers across ASEAN.
22 February 2022
The Global Forum for a Human-centred Recovery, organized by the International Labour Organization, opened with a plea by the ILO Director-General for the international community to take action to address the ‘dangerous inequalities’ exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic within and among countries.
18 February 2022
Concrete actions to be put forward for a human-centred pandemic recovery.
15 February 2022
The ILO and ECOP bring together businesses in rural sectors of agriculture, fishing and mining to promote compliance on labour standards, occupational safety and health (OSH) and gender equality.
How are business development service providers utilizing ICTs to serve women entrepreneurs during the COVID-19 pandemic?
10 February 2022
Financial and Business Development Service providers are playing an important role in supporting micro, small and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs) during the COVID-19 pandemic. In a research collaboration with the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies in Geneva, the Women’s Entrepreneurship Development Programme and the Rebuilding Better: Fostering Business Resilience Post-COVID-19 Project, supported by J.P. Morgan, explored how service providers have adapted Information Communication Technologies (ICTs) to deliver services to women entrepreneurs in response to COVID-19.
ILO releases the 2022 report of the Committee of Experts on the Application of Conventions and Recommendations
10 February 2022
26 January 2022
The new database is a one-stop source for information on labour provisions in more than 100 regional trade agreements covering about 140 economies.
17 January 2022
The ILO’s World Employment and Social Outlook Trends 2022 report warns of a slow and uncertain recovery, as the pandemic continues to have a significant impact on global labour markets.
14 January 2022
One month since Super Typhoon Odette (Rai) hit the Philippines, a new ILO assessment reveals nearly 2.2 million workers have been directly affected.