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  1. News

    ECOT and the ILO organizes trainings for small business owners to look to the (digital) future

    28 September 2022,

    In the final training organized jointly by the Employers Confederation of Thailand and the ILO’s Rebuilding Better Project, small business owners developed strategies to leverage digital marketing channels and tools to thrive online.

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    Indonesian workers are still vulnerable to violence and harassment at work

    27 September 2022, Jakarta, Indonesia

    The ILO in collaboration with the Never Okay Project are launching findings of a workers’ survey on violence and harassment at work. The survey is part of the effort to create a world of work, free from all types of violence and harassment in Indonesia.

  3. International Journal of Labour Research

    Unions must work together and find ways to organize new forms of work

    26 September 2022,

    Trade unions need to strengthen their unity, attract more young people and organize workers in the digital economy, according to a new report.

  4. Workers’ accommodation

    Focus group discussion with employers in agriculture and construction sectors on workers’ accommodation

    23 September 2022, Chonburi, Thailand

    Employers in agriculture and construction sectors to provide better accommodation for women migrant workers in Thailand, ensuring the accommodation free from violence and harassment.

  5. Occupational Safety and Health

    Pakistan considers ratifying two ILO fundamental conventions on Occupational Safety and Health

    21 September 2022, Islamabad, Pakistan

    Pakistan, paving the way towards ratification of two ILO fundamental Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) conventions, reviews its own policies and discusses the new ILO OSH conventions.

  6. Post-disaster recovery

    Minister Overseas Pakistanis and HRD reaffirms its commitment to support workers and their families affected by floods in Pakistan

    20 September 2022, Islamabad, Pakistan

    ILO stands in full support of the Minister, Sajid Hussain Turi, to convene Provincial Governments and Social Partners to chalk out a coordinated roadmap for recovery and reconstruction and uplifting workers and their families out of turmoil in the aftermath of devastating floods.

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    Post-disaster recovery

    ILO joins support for Pakistan after devastating floods

    19 September 2022, Islamabad, Pakistan

    The ILO has joined the combined UN effort to support Pakistan in the wake of the most severe flooding in the country’s recent history, including with the rollout of infrastructure rehabilitation and cash-for-work initiatives.

  8. Gender equality

    Regional workshops for ILO partners on delivering inclusive business development services

    19 September 2022,

    In early September, representatives of ILO partner organizations from across the region gathered for two workshops to increase their knowledge on how to deliver more gender-inclusive business development services.

  9. Child labour

    Rapid assessment relating to child labour in garbage picking

    18 September 2022, Karachi, Pakistan

    The ILO Office for Pakistan convened a stakeholders’ validation workshop in Karachi to present the key findings and recommendations coming from rapid assessment relating to child labour in garbage picking in Pakistan.

  10. Social security

    Mongolia’s pensions challenge calls for careful reform not radical change

    15 September 2022, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia

    In common with many countries around the world, Mongolia needs to make difficult decisions regarding its pension scheme. Nuno Meira Simoes da Cunha, the International Labour Organization’s Senior Technical Specialist on Social Protection explains why reforming the current system would be a better approach rather than making radical changes.