News and articles

2022

  1. Op-ed

    At land or sea, decent work is a right for all

    01 May 2022, Bangkok, Thailand

    An ‘out of sight, out of mind’ attitude prevails all too often when it comes to the labour rights of workers employed in South East Asia’s fishing and seafood processing sectors. On International Workers' Day, Mi Zhou and Benjamin Harkins argue that it’s time for change.

  2. Child labour

    ILO, UNICEF and the Fijian media join hands to strengthen reporting on child safety and protection

    29 April 2022,

    The ILO, together with UNICEF, held a two-day training workshop for journalists in Fiji on reporting on child abuse, neglect, exploitation, and child labour to support in ensuring safety and well-being for all children in media reporting.

  3. Article

    Social dialogue for safe workplaces

    29 April 2022,

    Opinion written by Dagmar Walter, Director, ILO Decent Work Technical Support Team for South Asia and Country Office for India on World Safety and Health at Work Day, published in The Hindu

  4. Article

    Getting serious about supporting the care economy

    29 April 2022,

    Opinion by Dagmar Walter, Director, ILO Decent Work Technical Support Team for South Asia and Country Office for India in The Hindu, on the Care Economy.

  5. Press release

    Chinese celebrity actor, in collaboration with the ILO, campaigns for the prevention of pneumoconiosis

    28 April 2022,

    The ILO has collaborated with Wang Baoqiang, an A-lister actor in Chinese movies and TV series, in producing a series of video clips to raise the attention of workers, employers and the society to workplace dust hazards and prevention of pneumoconiosis.

  6. Press release

    Coffee and tea workers the focus of new ILO project launched in Lao People's Democratic Republic

    28 April 2022,

    New project set to reduce vulnerability of workers in the Bolaven Plateau region through training and strengthening of grassroots organizations.

  7. News

    Call for expression of interest – national consultant for producing a mapping study on the social and solidarity landscape in Thailand

    28 April 2022,

  8. News

    Call for expression of interest – national consultant for producing a mapping study on the social and solidarity landscape in Kyrgyzstan

    28 April 2022,

  9. Opinion editorial

    Acting together to build a positive culture of safety and health

    28 April 2022, Jakarta, Indonesia

    An opinion editorial by Chihoko Asada-Miyakawa, Assistant Director-General and Regional Director for the International Labour Organization for Asia and the Pacific , in conjunction with the commemoration of the World Day for Safety and Health at Work with examples from Indonesia. The opinion article was published by the Jakarta Post on 28 April.

  10. Op-ed

    Acting together to build a positive culture of safety and health

    28 April 2022, Bangkok, Thailand

    ‘Social dialogue’ has been key to tackling the occupational safety and health challenges of COVID-19 across Asia and the Pacific. Chihoko Asada-Miyakawa, Assistant Director-General and Regional Director for the International Labour Organization for Asia and the Pacific explains why.