News and articles

2022

  1. Skills development

    Indonesian student embarks on her dream of becoming a ship’s captain

    29 June 2022,

    Women remain underrepresented in the maritime sector, but a female Indonesian maritime student is charting new territory as she joins an international cargo ship for a year-long training.

  2. Migrant workers

    Protecting and promoting migrant workers' rights through enhanced engagement by state officials, trade union members, and civil society partners in national, regional and international labour migration processes

    29 June 2022,

    The ILO in Sri Lanka through its Safe Labour Migration Project (Phase IV) supported by the Government of Switzerland, is collaborating with HELVETAS to capacitate state officials, trade unionists, and civil society partners engaged in migrant rights protection.

  3. News

    Call for expression of interest – national consultant for producing a mapping study on the social and solidarity landscape in Vietnam

    28 June 2022,

  4. News

    Call for expression of interest – national consultant for producing a mapping study on the social and solidarity landscape in Mongolia

    28 June 2022,

  5. News

    Call for expression of interest – national consultant for producing a mapping study on the social and solidarity landscape in Laos

    28 June 2022,

  6. News

    Call for expression of interest – national consultant for producing a mapping study on the social and solidarity landscape in Cambodia

    28 June 2022,

  7. Press release

    National Consultation: Role of intermediaries /subagents in the foreign employment recruitment process

    27 June 2022, Islamabad, Pakistan

    A national Consultation hosted by International Labour Organization (ILO) on” Role of intermediaries /subagents in the foreign employment recruitment process” at Islamabad, Pakistan to propose a set of policy recommendations including endorsement of national emigration and welfare labour policy

  8. Micro, Small and Medium-sized Enterprises

    'Fiji Enterprise Engine' 2022 business accelerator programme launched

    27 June 2022, Suva, Fiji

    The Fiji Enterprise Engine (FEE) business accelerator programme’s latest cohort – ‘FEE-X’ – was officially launched by the Attorney General and Minister for Economy, Hon. Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum in Suva today.

  9. Micro, Small and Medium-sized Enterprises Day 2022

    Fijian MSMEs celebrated on International Day

    27 June 2022, Suva, Fiji

    Today marks International Day of MSMEs (micro, small, and medium-sized enterprises) – a day dedicated to celebrating the work of local MSMEs who form the backbone of societies globally.

  10. Decent Work in Garment Supply Chains Asia

    Asia still ‘garment factory of the world’ yet faces numerous challenges as industry evolves

    24 June 2022, Bangkok, Thailand

    A new report from the International Labour Organization (ILO) highlights trends in employment, wages and productivity the Asian garment, footwear and textiles industry.