Australia resources

March 2017

  1. Launch of the Employment Generation and Livelihoods through Reconciliation (EGLR) Project in Northern Sri Lanka

    The Project on Employment Generation and Livelihoods through Reconciliation funded by the Government of Norway was launched in Vavuniya on the 15th of March 2017

February 2017

  1. Fair Trade Certification for Red Lady Papaya: Vavuniya North Fruit Growers Cooperative achieves another landmark.

    Vavuniya North Fruit Growers Cooperative Union has achieved a major milestone by becoming the First Cooperative in Sri Lanka and probably the first organization in South Asia to be Fair Trade Certified for Red Lady papaya. The certification process was carried out by the Global Certifying Body for Fair Trade- FLOCERT.

January 2017

  1. Asia-Pacific Labour Market Update, January 2017

    Provides a snapshot of recent labour market trends for a number of economies in the Asia-Pacific region, based on official data available as of 14 December 2016, with special coverage on youth employment, job quality and wages.

December 2016

  1. The ILO together with EFC- supported flood relief scheme reflects credible sustainability

    The Employers’ Federation of Ceylon (EFC) in a bid to reconstruct the heavily damaged homes of the employees of their member corporates in the heavy floods which hit the Western Province early this year collaborated with the International Labour Organization (ILO).

November 2016

  1. Policy summaries on youth employment in Asia-Pacific

    Youth employment policy summaries for 13 countries in Asia and the Pacific.

  2. Youth employment policy summary - Australia

    Youth employment policy summary for Australia.

October 2016

  1. Employment services starts with 18 skilled workers securing jobs in Australia

    The recently established National Career Counselling & Employment Center (NCCEC) within the TVET section of the Kiribati Ministry of Labour & Human Resource Development has already facilitated the departure of 18 skilled workers for the hospitality sector in Australia, with 2 more groups departing in November 2016.

December 2015

  1. Indigenous Peoples in the World of Work in Asia and the Pacific: A Status Report

    Concerns for indigenous peoples’ rights and well-being are an integral part of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, which seeks to tackle poverty and inequality by empowering groups experiencing socioeconomic vulnerability. This report compiles, systematizes and analyses information on indigenous peoples in the world of work in 14 countries in Asia and the Pacific.

June 2015

  1. Promoting decent work for homeworkers in Indonesia: Homeworkers are workers!

    Home work is not a new phenomenon in Indonesia and although national statistics on the prevalence of home work do not exist, a number of focused studies in East Java reveal that significant numbers of women and men are engaged in this type of work. The term ‘homeworker’ is used to refer to industrial outworkers who carry out paid work from their home, for firms/business or their intermediaries, typically on a piece-rate basis.

  2. ILO continues farmer empowerment through economic development

    Handing Over of the Cooperative Complex to Mulankavil Farmers’ Cooperative Society, Killinochchi District.