Press releases

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2022

  1. © ILO 2024

    Training Workshop on Strengthening Regional Capacity on Employment Injury Insurance (EII) and Employment Insurance (EI)

    09 December 2022

    ILO/Korea Partnership Programme and the Korean partner intuitions brought together the tripartite representatives from seven countries in South-East Asia to discuss and enhance their knowledge and understanding in relation to strengthening EII and EI system in the countries.

  2. ILO’s 17th Asia and the Pacific Regional Meeting opens with call for greater efforts to ensure inclusive growth

    06 December 2022

    Government, employer and worker representatives from Asia and the Pacific and the Arab States gather in Singapore to shape priorities for action to drive employment growth in both regions.

  3. ILO to release new report on violence and harassment in the world of work

    01 December 2022

    The International Labour Organization will publish a new report on violence and harassment at work, on Monday 5 December 2022.

  4. © Richard Foo TH 2024

    Rising inflation brings striking fall in real wages, ILO report finds

    30 November 2022

    Well-designed policy measures are needed urgently to prevent the deepening of existing levels of poverty, inequality and social unrest, according to the latest ILO report on global wages.

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. Media opportunities at the 17th Asia and the Pacific Regional Meeting (APRM)

    25 November 2022

    Information on opportunities for media coverage at the 17th APRM

  8. ILO to release new report on Asia-Pacific Employment and Social Outlook 2022

    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.

  9. © Barry Tetchner 2024

    ILO to release latest Global Wage Report on the impact of rising inflation on wages

    22 November 2022

    The International Labour Organization will publish the latest edition of the Global Wage Report on Wednesday 30 November 2022.

  10. 17th Asia and the Pacific Regional Meeting of the International Labour Organization to take place 6-9 December in Singapore

    10 November 2022

    The 17th Asia and the Pacific Regional Meeting of the ILO will be held 6 to 9 December 2022 in Singapore, to discuss concrete steps to drive job-rich growth that is inclusive and transformative.

  11. © Bryon Lippincott 2024

    Global labour market to deteriorate further as Ukraine conflict and other crises continue

    31 October 2022

    Unemployment and inequality both look set to rise because multiple and overlapping economic and political crises are threatening labour market recovery worldwide, according to the latest edition of the ILO Monitor on the World of Work.

  12. © AzmanL 2024

    ILO to release new report on the impact of economic and geopolitical crises on the world of work

    27 October 2022

    The International Labour Organization will publish the tenth edition of its Monitor report series that tracks the impact of multiple crises on workers and businesses worldwide.

  13. © ILO 2024

    Trade unions adopt conclusion for just economy, decent work in South-East Asia

    13 October 2022

    At a sub-regional conference held in the Philippines, workers organizations from 10 South-East Asian countries adopted a joint resolution to revitalize in a changing world of work and outlined concrete measures to collaborate and create a just, sustainable and fair economy, that enables decent work for all workers.

  14. Philippines to host trade union post-COVID sub-regional conference

    04 October 2022

    Over 30 trade unions and workers' organizations representatives from 10 countries in Asia and the Pacific will convene in the Philippines for a sub-regional conference to promote decent work, which aims to improve the living conditions of millions of workers still affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.

  15. © M. Crozet / ILO 2024

    ILO Director-General Guy Ryder concludes 10-year term in office

    30 September 2022

    ILO Director-General, Guy Ryder, concludes 10 years of work, putting human-centred development and recovery at the heart of global policy-making. He handed the keys of office to his successor, Gilbert F. Houngbo.

  16. © ILO 2024

    WHO and ILO call for new measures to tackle mental health issues at work

    28 September 2022

    New global WHO guidelines on mental health at work are reinforced by practical strategies outlined in a joint WHO/ILO policy brief.

  17. © Trafficking in Persons Office 2024

    50 million people worldwide in modern slavery

    12 September 2022

    Latest estimates show that forced labour and forced marriage have increased significantly in the last five years, according to the International Labour Organization, Walk Free and the International Organization for Migration.

  18. © ILO/M. Duangkhiew 2024

    More than half of people in Asia and the Pacific still lack social protection, says new ILO report

    30 August 2022

    Despite significant progress in much of Asia and the Pacific social protection policies still lag behind other areas of the world, according to a new ILO report.

  19. ILO, Quezon City partner for first migrant workers' one-stop shop in Metro Manila

    22 August 2022

    The ILO and the local government of Quezon City collaborate for a gender-responsive Migrant Worker Resource Centre, the first in Metro Manila operated by the local government in collaboration with civil society, Overseas Filipino Workers/family organizations, and international development partners to serve OFWs and their families, and improve migration and development.

  20. © K. Ozvardar / ILO 2024

    Recovery in youth employment is still lagging, says ILO

    11 August 2022

    A new report, issued ahead of International Youth Day, shows large regional differences in young people's prospects in the labour market.