News and articles
Gender-based collective bargaining agreements better protect rights of woman workers
31 March 2023, Bitung, North Sulawesi, Indonesia
The ILO’s Ship to Shore Rights South-East Asia Programme promotes a gender-based collective bargaining negotiation and agreement to better protect the rights of woman workers in the seafood processing industry.
A note on ILO modelled estimates and country rankings or comparisons
30 March 2023, New Delhi, India
Information on how the estimates are to be used
Indonesia shares progresses of its social protection system reform at a global forum
29 March 2023, Geneva, Switzerland
Indonesia together with other ILO member States share progresses and challenges on expanding social protection while calling the urgency for global financing and partnership to accelerate the expansion coverage to billions of uncovered people.
Decent Work Country Programme
ILO, Viet Nam agree on new cooperation framework in employment, social protection, and labour market governance
29 March 2023, Hanoi, Viet Nam
The document was endorsed by representatives of the Government, workers’ and employers’ organizations and the ILO on 28 March.
Samoa holds national consultation on child labour workplan and launches follow-up rapid assessment on street vendors
28 March 2023, Apia, Samoa
These initiatives aim to ensure compliance with ratified international conventions and to provide children with formal education and early childhood learning benefits.
Indonesian labour actors to improve efforts preventing online gender-based violence at work
27 March 2023, Jakarta, Indonesia
The ILO promotes awareness about online gender-based violence at work to its social partners for stronger joint collaboration and preventive actions and interventions.
Workplace cooperation and industrial relations
Free advisory package offers electronic factories in Viet Nam support in improving workplace cooperation and industrial relations
27 March 2023, Hanoi, Viet Nam
Registration for the Programme opens until 10 April 2023.
Labour market insights from the Asia-Pacific Employment Social Outlook 2022
Why the unemployment rate is a weak metric of decent work in Asia and the Pacific
24 March 2023, Bangkok, Thailand
The unemployment rate is widely used internationally to assess the performance of a country’s labour market. However, it is a considerably less useful indicator in the Asia-Pacific region.
Promoting improved compliance with labour standards on fishing vessels in Fiji waters
23 March 2023, Suva, Fiji
The strategic compliance planning workshop was the first ever in the Pacific fishing industry.
Employment, Informality, and Social Protection in the Solomon Islands
23 March 2023, Honiara, Solomon Islands
Solomon Islands’ first National Employment Policy is currently under development.