News and articles

2022

  1. News

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

    28 April 2022,

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. News

    ILO promotes responsible digital wage payments in Indonesia

    25 April 2022, Jakarta, Indonesia

    The ILO, in collaboration with its constituents and the University of Indonesia, held an online event to present the assessment on digital wages for decent work in Indonesia with over 120 participants. The assessment is part of the effort to accelerate the transition to responsible digital wage payments, particularly for small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs).

  5. Press release

    UN joint project for inclusive recovery from COVID-19 impacts reaches 185,000 people in Indonesia

    21 April 2022, Jakarta, Indonesia

    The ILO is part of the United Nations (UN) joint project to support Indonesia’s vulnerable groups through entrepreneurship and skills training programmes.

  6. Press release

    Viet Nam’s social protection system needs further reform despite progress since 2012

    20 April 2022,

    Reforms must be aligned with the reality of Viet Nam’s socio-economic context and build on the success of the progress made over the past decade.

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    News

    Transforming community vocational training centres with the adoption of digital technology

    19 April 2022, Jakarta, Indonesia

    The ILO supports the programme of Indonesian government to transform community vocational training centres to be more professional training providers with the adoption of digital technology. The support is part of the UN joint programme.

  8. Press release

    ‘Out of sight, out of mind’ attitude hampering COVID recovery for fishers and seafood processors in South-East Asia

    19 April 2022,

    New ILO-Cornell brief finds that exclusion from pandemic relief measures and social protection schemes hits migrant fisheries workers hard.

  9. News

    Job preparation skills to help people with disabilities securing employment

    13 April 2022, Tangerang City, Banten, Indonesia

    The ILO, as part of the United Nations (UN) joint programme, collaborates with Sunyi Academy to empower people with disabilities, particularly those with hearing disabilities, to demonstrate their talents and abilities.

  10. 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.