News and press releases

This is a list of official ILO press releases, including those related to ILO activities in China and Mongolia. The most recent release can be found on top.

2022

  1. Changhee LEE's message for 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence 2022

    02 December 2022

  2. 17th Asia and the Pacific Regional Meeting of the International Labour Organization to take place 6-9 December in Singapore

    29 November 2022

    High-level participation to include President of Singapore H.E. Halimah Yacob, new ILO Director-General Gilbert F. Houngbo and 15 ministers from Asia, the Pacific and Arab States.

  3. Jobs in Asia and the Pacific record modest recovery while future growth prospects remain challenging

    28 November 2022

    Region’s labour market yet to get back on pre-crisis track while clear need exists to drive decent work in sectors employing the majority of workers.

  4. Media opportunities at the 17th Asia and the Pacific Regional Meeting (APRM)

    25 November 2022

    Information on opportunities for media coverage at the 17th APRM

  5. ILO to release new report on Asia-Pacific Employment and Social Outlook 2022

    24 November 2022

    This third edition of the biennial Asia–Pacific Employment and Social Outlook pulls together the most recent statistics to highlight how labour markets in the region are recovering from the COVID-19 pandemic.

  6. ILO and China held an international summit in Humen to promote green jobs and just transition in textile and garment sector

    18 November 2022

    Under UN Partnership for Action on Green Economy (PAGE) in China, ILO has been partnering with China National Textile and Apparel Council (CNTAC) to promote green jobs and a just transition in the textile and garment sector in China.

  7. The ITCILO invites youth to the Winter Global Youth Forum 2023

    15 November 2022

    The ITCILO, training arm of the International Labour Organization, invites undergraduate, graduate students and young professionals to participate in the Winter Global Youth Forum 2023 – an experiential learning platform bringing youth at the forefront of efforts aimed at supporting the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and achieving its Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

  8. 17th Asia and the Pacific Regional Meeting of the International Labour Organization to take place 6-9 December in Singapore

    10 November 2022

    The 17th Asia and the Pacific Regional Meeting of the ILO will be held 6 to 9 December 2022 in Singapore, to discuss concrete steps to drive job-rich growth that is inclusive and transformative.

  9. New challenges: Resolution of labour disputes arising from new types of employment

    30 September 2022

    ILO and the tripartite constituents in China explore good practices of labour disputes resolution between workers and labour platforms

  10. Promote disability-inclusive employment: "Road to Success” Phase III and Digital in Demand China Project launched

    28 September 2022

  11. © M. Crozet / ILO 2022

    China ratifies the two ILO Fundamental Conventions on forced labour

    12 August 2022

    In a ceremony at the ILO, China presented the ratification documents for two additional ILO Fundamental Conventions, covering forced labour; the Conventions will enter into force one year after the signing.

  12. International Conference on the Future of Social Security for New Forms of Work

    29 July 2022

  13. The ILO supports the young generation in China for a brighter future

    25 July 2022

  14. The ILO supports China to promote common prosperity in partnership with Zhejiang University

    07 July 2022

    On Thursday, 7 July 2022, the ILO and Zhejiang University (ZJU) launched a joint research on labour and social protection policy innovation for common prosperity in Zhejiang province.

  15. The ITCILO invites youth to the Summer Global Youth Forum 2022

    04 July 2022

    The ITCILO, training arm of the International Labour Organization, invites undergraduate, graduate students and young professionals to participate in the Summer Global Youth Forum 2022 – an experiential learning platform bringing youth at the forefront of efforts aimed at supporting the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and achieving its Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

  16. ILO supports inclusion of musculoskeletal disorders into the list of occupational diseases in China

    16 June 2022

    ILO and its Chinese partners join hands to address key issues and obstacles of expansion of the national list of occupational diseases.

  17. 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.

2021

  1. Seminar on digital transformation of social insurance in China organized online

    16 December 2021

  2. Final Workshop on Quality Apprenticeship and Lifelong Learning plus Project Conclusion Meeting successfully held online

    15 December 2021

    During 9 and 10 December, the ILO project ‘Quality Apprenticeship and Lifelong Learning in China’ successfully organized the Final Workshop on Quality Apprenticeship and Lifelong Learning plus Project Conclusion Meeting online under the circumstance of the COVID-19. Around 160 participants attended the Workshop to enhance their understanding of core skills, green skill development and training of professional apprenticeship trainers. Participants from the government, sectors, enterprises and TVET institutions also shared key takeaways from project piloting and outlooks in the next phase during the Project Conclusion Meeting.

  3. The ILO and China reaffirm the strategic South-South Cooperation partnership in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic

    01 December 2021