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June 2013

  1. ILO and BDA ink partnership to support peace building in Mindanao

    The International Labour Organization and the Bangsamoro Development Agency today signed an agreement that will contribute to peace building efforts through local economic development, decent work and sustainable livelihoods in Mindanao.

May 2013

  1. Australian Aid and ILO support sustainable livelihoods in the Philippines' worst typhoon-hit areas

    Almost five months after typhoon Pablo (Bopha) hit the province of Davao Oriental in eastern Mindanao, Philippines, disaster-affected families in the municipalities of Baganga, Cateel and Boston still need help.

March 2013

  1. ILO: Better Work Indonesia Strives to End Workplace Harassment

    A worker is offered better hours or more money in return for sexual favours; a manager pinches the bottom of a worker; a worker spreads malicious rumours about a fellow co-worker. These are all forms of harassment, and are common in one form or another in many Indonesian garment factories.

February 2013

  1. ILO: Better Work Indonesia Programme Launch Phase 2

    The Indonesian garment industry has enjoyed rapid growth, significantly contributing to the national economic growth by providing more than one million jobs and accounting for one of the primary state revenues.

January 2013

  1. Plan safe, plan healthy: Guidelines for developing national programmes on occupational safety and health

    This guide will serve as a useful source of information for those involved in preparing national programmes on occupational safety and health (OSH) and, consequently, will deliver an improvement in working conditions and a reduction in work-related accidents and diseases.

November 2012

  1. Statement from Mr David Lamotte, ILO Director-Office for Pacific Island Countries,on the occasion of the launch of the Pacific Growth and Employment Project

September 2012

  1. Pacific ratifications help to bring ‘Seafarers Bill of Rights’ into effect

    The ILO has received the 30th ratification of the Maritime Labour Convention, 2006 (MLC), fulfilling the final condition for the first global standard spanning continents and oceans, to go into effect in a year’s time

July 2012

  1. Opening address at the green jobs mapping project sector consultation

    By Ms Lourdes Kathleen Santos, delivered on behalf of Mr Lawrence Jeff Johnson, Director, ILO Country Office for the Philippines at the green jobs mapping project sector consultation, Manila, Philippines, 26 July 2012

April 2012

  1. Greening the Brown article in the Island news.

    Greening the Brown - Decent work for waste workers in Sri Lanka

  2. Radio Australia's Pacific Beat Q&A with ILO TACKLE

    A report has found that child labour exists in PNG and the worst forms exist in Port Moresby.