Resources for Preparing for the future of work in Asia-Pacific

  1. © ILO 2023

    Labour market policy and high-quality development

    ILO Symposium advances integration of labour market policies into macroeconomic framework for high-quality economic development

    31 October 2023

  2. High-quality employment

    ILO and China collaborate to enhance high-quality employment through promoting south-south cooperation within the Belt and Road initiative

    20 October 2023

    ILO and MOHRSS joined forces in hosting the Seminar on Promoting High-quality Employment in Beijing.

  3. G20 Culture Ministers' Meeting

    ILO welcomes G20 Culture Ministers' support for decent work goals

    29 August 2023

    G20 ministers have reiterated their support for decent work in the cultural and creative industries, including alignment with international labour standards, skills training, effective social protection and reinforced channels for dialogue.

  4. Publication

    Republic of Korea-ILO Cooperation

    20 July 2023

    Fact-Sheet, July 2023

  5. Statement

    Technology needs to work for employers and workers in an equitable future of work

    17 July 2023

    Address by Mr Satoshi Sasaki, OIC/Deputy Director, ILO DWT/CO-New Delhi, at the New Technologies and the Future of Work conference

  6. Video

    ILO: Political will important in addressing labour issues

    28 June 2023

    The labour sector is facing challenges such as the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and the rise of Artificial Intelligence. For the chief of the International Labour Organization, political will is important in addressing these issues. CNN Philippines' Tristan Nodalo interviewed ILO Director-General Gilbert F. Houngbo.

  7. Just and sustainable workplace

    Closing message at the National Conference of Employers in the Philippines

    28 June 2023

    ILO Director-General Gilbert F. Houngbo addressed the National Conference of Employers on Human-Centred Transitions for a Just and Sustainable Workplace held in Manila.

  8. © ILO 2023

    Asia-Pacific labour market insights

    More than one in four workers in South-East Asia employed in global supply chains

    27 June 2023

    International Labour Organization Working Paper highlights scale of South-East Asian labour market engagement in global supply chains as well as need for strengthened policy and enhanced skills development to maximise decent work benefits.

  9. Seafarer 2050 Summit

    Keynote address at the Shaping the Future of Shipping – Seafarer 2050 Summit

    26 June 2023

    ILO Director-General Gilbert F. Houngbo highlighted at the Shaping the Future of Shipping – Seafarer 2050 Summit the need for a new global social contract, including for the global maritime industry.

  10. ILO Working paper 91

    Jobs and global supply chains in South-East Asia

    07 June 2023

    South-East Asia has become a key player in global supply chains (GSCs) during recent decades, and the region’s participation in GSCs has had a profound impact on labour markets. The region has become increasingly dependent on GSCs for employment despite some short periods of sharp volatility and setbacks, including in 2020, the first year of the COVID-19 pandemic.