A recent workshop highlighted existing challenges and opportunities, as well as actions taken by the ILO, governments and social partners to address decent work deficits facing sanitation workers in South Asia.
Over half of the world’s domestic workers are in Asia and the Pacific. 10 years on from the adoption of the Domestic Workers Convention, 2011 (No. 189), Anna Olsen, Technical Specialist at the International Labour Organization’s TRIANGLE in ASEAN programme, discusses progress made and ongoing challenges for ensuring decent work for domestic workers in the region.
17 - 19 March 2021
This second regional forum aims at raising awareness about business and human rights issues in South Asia and facilitating the implementation of the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights (UNGPs).
A brief on ILO's priorities in Asia and the Pacific, January 2021 edition
The report is a collation of key social dialogue mechanisms in South Asia, their responses to the COVID-19 crisis and actions to build resilience compiled by ILO DWT/CO-New Delhi
The Maldives Celebrates the International Labour Organization’s (ILO) Century of Advancing Social Justice and Decent Work
The centenary celebrations were graced by His H.E. Ibrahim Mohamed Solih, President of the Republic of the Maldives.
Following an official request of the Government of the Maldives, the ILO conducted a study on assessing the needs of workers and their families, and economic factor to set a minimum wage for the country.
The Employment and Environmental Sustainability Fact Sheets series provides key indicators of employment and environmental sustainability performance. They include: (i) employment in environmental sectors; (ii) skill levels; (iii) vulnerability of jobs; (iv) jobs in renewable energy; and (v) scoring on the Environmental Performance Index.
ILO and UNFCCC conducts Asia-Pacific region workshop on climate change responses and transition to decent work
The International Labour Organization (ILO) along with the UN Climate Change Secretariat (UNFCCC) organized an Asia-Pacific region workshop to discuss maximizing the positive and minimizing the negative impacts of implementing climate change response measures.
Asia-Pacific region awareness creation workshop to maximize the positive and minimize the negative impacts of implementation of Climate Change response measures
27 - 29 August 2019
Awareness creation workshop to maximize the positive and minimize the negative impacts of implementation of Climate Change response measures’ organised by the UNFCCC and the ILO and hosted in the Maldives on 27-29 August 2019