News and articles


  1. Media advisory

    Pacific Tripartite High-Level Dialogue on Decent Work and the 2050 Strategy for the Blue Pacific Continent to take place 23-26 April 2024 in Suva, Fiji

    15 April 2024, Suva, Fiji

    Organized by the International Labour Organization (ILO) and the Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat (PIFS), the event will foster a coordinated and inclusive approach to ensure decent work in the Pacific.

  2. ILO/China Partnership Programme

    Project Advisory Committee (PAC) meeting held in Lao to Map Out Strategy for 2024

    10 April 2024, Phnom Penh, Cambodia

    Project Advisory Committee (PAC) meeting held successfully in Lao PDR.

  3. Press release

    Young people in Thailand’s Songkhla and Yala provinces struggling to enter the labour market

    09 April 2024,

    New ILO report shares insight into the current youth employment situation and the need for greater support for young people to find decent work.

  4. © ILO 2024

    Press release

    EU supports ILO and partners to empower community leaders to ensure safe migration of Filipino fishers

    03 April 2024, Cebu, Philippines

    Outreach effort leverages church network across the country to help convey the practical realities of work in fishing.

  5. Press release

    Review highlights progress made and challenges facing Lao People’s Democratic Republic’s National Social Protection Strategy

    02 April 2024,

    Recommendations include ways to improve overall social protection coverage and the quality and efficacy of social welfare programmes.

  6. Press release

    Lao Social Security Organisation officials improve their actuarial and modelling skills

    02 April 2024,

    Training helps key officials gain confidence in skills to financially manage national social security schemes.

  7. News

    Bolaven Plateau communities embrace social security

    02 April 2024,

    A pilot initiative is bringing social protection services to farmers in rural areas of Lao People’s Democratic Republic.

  8. News

    Coffee and tea producers in southern Lao PDR gain taste of better working conditions

    02 April 2024,

    Through a number of initiatives, ILO is helping the Paksong Tea Cooperative enjoy better working conditions and labour rights.

  9. Press release

    National dialogue promotes quality employment and decent work

    31 March 2024,

    The Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Ministry of Labour and Employment, and the International Labour Organization convene national dialogue to engage stakeholders on key issues, with a call for actionable outcomes for quality employment and decent work.

  10. Press release

    Indonesia launches its Road Map for Care Economy for a more Gender Equal World of Work

    28 March 2024, Jakarta, Indonesia

    The International Labour Organization (ILO) Office in Indonesia supports the Ministry of Women Empowerment and Child Protection in the development of a Road Map on Care Economy for a Transformative, fair and Equal World of Work in Indonesia.