News and articles


  1. Op-Ed

    “From multiple crises to a job-rich and inclusive recovery in Sri Lanka”

    08 November 2022,

    "What needs to be done? Clearly, dealing with urgency of the economic dimensions of the crisis is a key priority". An opinion editorial by Sher Verick, Head, Employment Strategies for Inclusive Transformation Unit, ILO

  2. Social protection

    Social protection policymaking capacities strengthened in Lao People's Democratic Republic

    07 November 2022, Vientiane, Lao People's Democratic Republic

    National Assembly and Provincial Assembly members in the Lao People’s Democratic Republic develop more effective social protection policies following their participation in the training programme in Vangvieng, Luangprabang and Champasak, Lao People's Democratic Republic.

  3. Skills development

    ‘This role helped me break the glass ceiling.’

    03 November 2022,

    A Malaysian woman has managed to land a job as a project manager in the male-dominated construction industry.

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    Building and rehabilitating roads in Timor-Leste with a greater awareness on social, environmental and OSH safeguards

    03 November 2022,

    The ILO’s Roads for Development Supporting Programme (R4D-SP) Bridging Phase builds the capacity of Municipality Public Works staff to identify and address social, environmental and OSH gaps of road constructions in Timor-Leste.

  5. National Employment Policy

    Samoa National Employment Policy 2021/2022 - 2026/2027 training for Stakeholders and the Implementing Partners ahead of it’s launching on 7th November 2022.

    29 October 2022, Apia, Samoa

    Samoa has recently adopted its second Samoa National Employment Policy (SNEP-2) 2021/2022 - 2025/2026 focusing on promoting integrated policy interventions to ensure job-rich recovery from the impact of the Covid-19 crisis.

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    Infrastructure rehabilitation

    People in Manjhand return to work with the help from ILO

    28 October 2022, Jamshoro, Pakistan

    People in Manjhand Jamshoro return to work as they get registered with the ILO rapid Infrastructure project that will provide income generating opportunities and daily wages for both men and women.

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    ILO facilitates just transition dialogues for energy and textile and garment industries in Indonesia

    28 October 2022, Jakarta, Indonesia

    The ILO Office for Indonesia supports dialogues among relevant stakeholders in Indonesia to create just transition for two sectors: energy and textile & garment.

  8. News

    Provincial Fisheries and Manpower Offices of West Java Province join forces to secure decent work at fishing sector

    24 October 2022, Indramayu, West Java, Indonesia

    The ILO’s Ship to Shore Rights South-East Asia Programme supports the effort taken by the Provincial Manpower Office and the Provincial Marine Affairs and Fisheries Office of West Java to create a synergy in joint inspection onboard fishing vessels.

  9. International Labour Standards

    Samoan Government officials enhance their knowledge & professional skills on reporting on International Labour Standards

    21 October 2022, Apia, Samoa

    Part of a series of capacity building trainings to ensure ILO Pacific constituents are upskilled on the best practices of planning and preparing ILS reports.

  10. Enterprises

    Social and solidarity economy to foster sustainable and inclusive development in Asia and the Pacific

    21 October 2022,

    Japan International Labour Foundation and ILO raised awareness of social and solidarity economy including cooperatives in Asia and the Pacific.