News and articles


  1. Press release

    Equipping garment factory workers with soft skills to face future of work challenges

    12 April 2022, Sukoharjo Regency, Central Java, Indonesia

    Understanding the importance of soft skills in the world of work, the ILO organizes a series of soft skills training in April-May 2022 targeting garment factory workers.

  2. Skills development & lifelong learning

    Regional leaders pledge support for lifelong learning in ASEAN

    07 April 2022,

    Representatives of inter-governmental, employers’ and workers’ organizations urged all parties to play their roles in upskilling and reskilling workers.

  3. #RatifyC190

    Indonesian mass media take actions to free the world of work from violence and harassment

    07 April 2022, Jakarta, Indonesia

    The ILO joins forces with the Alliance of Independent Journalists (AJI) Indonesia to engage Indonesian mass media taking actions to advocate ILO’s Convention No. 190 on Violence and Harassment.

  4. News

    Rural women need gender equality, workplace safety

    06 April 2022, Manila, Philippines

    A strong and positive occupational safety and health culture is vital built on inclusion. However, women especially in rural sectors are often left out. Developmental approaches to promoting occupational safety and health, enhancing access to training and other technical advisory services, and increasing women’s participation can help improve safety and health in the rural sectors and communities.

  5. News

    Indonesia supports gender-responsive protection for its migrant workers

    05 April 2022, Jakarta, Indonesia

    Together with the Ministry of Manpower and the Migrant Workers Network, the joint ILO-UN Women Safe and Fair programme launched gender-responsive guideline and procedure to promote safe and fair migration for all.

  6. News

    Free advisory package helps electronics factories enhance social dialogue and working conditions

    04 April 2022,

    The Programme opens for registration until 18 April 2022.

  7. Press release

    Gender equality through improved labour standards compliance in the Philippines

    04 April 2022, Manila, Philippines

    A dialogue on gender equality and labour standards highlighted the need to strengthen efforts to promote rights at work and improve working conditions for women through social dialogue to ensure compliance with general labour standards, including occupational safety and health, and access to social protection and other existing programmes and services.

  8. Press release

    ILO Viet Nam welcomes new leadership

    01 April 2022,

    The new Director, Ingrid Christensen, starts her office term on 1 April 2022.

  9. #RatifyC190

    Engaging Indonesian mass media to advocate ILO’s Violence and Harassment Convention

    01 April 2022, Jakarta, Indonesia

    A series of media engagement activities, jointly conducted by the ILO and the Alliance of Independent Journalist (AJI) Indonesia, encourage a greater involvement of mass media in a global and national campaign on the ratification of ILO’s Violence and Harassment Convention.

  10. News

    The ILO focuses on coordinated efforts in realizing decent work in Indonesia’s fishing industry

    30 March 2022, Jakarta, Indonesia

    The ILO initiates a coordinated consultation meeting for its fishery sector to strengthen its supports to realize decent working conditions for Indonesian fishers within the country and abroad.