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  1. Press release

    Leading Figures to Launch ILO Global Report on Child Labour in Klong Toey

    03 May 2002, BANGKOK

    Leading figures launch report by the ILO’s Director-General on the extent of child labour in the world today.

  2. Press release

    Candle-lighting Ceremony to Remember Millions Killed or Injured through Work

    24 April 2002, BANGKOK

    ILO join trade unions, labour and health and safety officers and other concerned people in a candle-lighting ceremony on Workers’ Memorial Day.

  3. Press release

    Unemployment Insurance Feasible and Justifiable in Thailand, says ILO report

    29 March 2002, BANGKOK

    New ILO report discussed at Tripartite seminar says the expansion of Thailand's social security coverage make unemployment insurance more feasible and justifiable.

  4. Press release

    ILO Turns Spotlight on Asia Pacific Dimensions of Stark Global Youth Employment Crisis

    27 February 2002, BANGKOK

    ILO regional meeting, preceded by a long process of consultation and research, focuses on the Asia Pacific dimensions of a "stark" global youth employment situations.

  5. Press release

    Ballooning Youth Unemployment may post threat to Stable Development in Asia

    25 February 2002, BANGKOK

    ILO/Japan Tripartite Meeting on Youth Employment in Asia and the Pacific warns that ballooning youth unemployment threatens to undermine stable development in Asia, unless urgent action is taken.

  6. Press release

    New ILO Approach to Combating Forced Labour Stresses Technical Cooperation

    25 February 2002, BANGKOK

    The ILO announces the formation of a new unit which will take concrete measures to combat forced and compulsory labour.

  7. Press release

    ILO Asian and Pacific Member States meet to discuss Practical Action against Forced and Compulsory Labour

    21 February 2002, BANGKOK

    Finding practical ways to combat forced and compulsory labour is a key theme of an ILO meeting bringing together 24 member States.


  1. Press release

    ILO Meeting to forge New Alliances to Combat Child Trafficking

    10 October 2001, MANILA

    The ILO/Japan Asian Meeting on the Trafficking of Children for Labour and Sexual Exploitation gathers representatives from 14 countires to forge new alliances and strategies to combat child trafficking.

  2. Press release

    Government, employer and worker representatives gather in Penang to combat rising risk of sexual harassment at work

    02 October 2001, PENANG

    An ILO technical report findings suggests trend in increases in the scale and risk of sexual harassment at work.

  3. Press release

    ILO High Level Team visits Myanmar

    17 September 2001, BANGKOK

    An ILO High Level Team, visits Myanmar to assess actions by the Government concerning forced labour.