ILO Decent Work Team for South Asia and Country Office for India (DWT/CO-New Delhi)

The ILO Decent Work Technical Support Team (DWT) for South Asia and Country Office for India is a centre of excellence to realize Decent Work for sustainable social and economic development in South Asia. The Office provides knowledge-based, high quality technical and advisory services to tripartite constituents in Member States on a wide range of issues and builds partnerships to effectively promote ILO values and principles in support of the work-programmes of the ILO Country Offices in the South Asia subregion.

What's new

  1. Press Release

    New ILO Study on Child Labour in South Asia

    The ILO’s first South Asia report estimates almost 17 million children between five and 17 years are engaged in child labour in South Asia, with one in five of these being aged 11 or under.

  2. New ILO Regional Director for Asia and the Pacific

    Ms Tomoko Nishimoto has taken up her post as the ILO's Assistant Director-General and Regional Director for Asia and the Pacific since 12 January 2015.

  3. ILO-UNCTAD Book

    Transforming economies

    ILO-UNCTAD book uses case studies to probe how industrial policies can transform economies to create better jobs.

  4. Report

    World Employment and Social Outlook - Trends 2015

    The World Employment and Social Outlook – Trends 2015 includes a forecast of global unemployment levels and explains the factors behind this trend, including continuing inequality and falling wage shares.

  5. Report

    Global Wage Report 2014/15

    The Global Wage Report 2014/15 reviews the main trends in wages in developed, emerging and developing countries. It also analyses inequality in the labour market and in household income.

  6. Memorandum of Understanding

    Memorandum of Understanding signed between ILO India and Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises, Government of India

    3 November 2014, New Delhi, India

    The collaboration will broadly focus on three priorities; entrepreneurship development, good workplace practices for improving productivity and enhancing integration into global supply chains, and research and knowledge-building related to sustainable enterprises and formalisation strategies.

  7. The ILO and the G20

    The ILO actively supports the G20 in its role as the premier forum for international economic cooperation.

  8. The Post-2015 Development Agenda

    As a result of the September 2010 MDG Summit, UN Member States initiated a process to advance the development agenda beyond 2015 and are now leading a process of open, inclusive consultations on the post-2015 agenda.

  9. Partnership agreement

    ILO and Andhra Pradesh State Government’s Partnership on Small Enterprise Development

    17 June 2014, New Delhi, India

    Elimination of rural poverty through self-employment generation

  10. Report

    World Social Protection Report 2014-15

    A new ILO report presents the latest social security trends and finds that most people lack adequate social protection at a time when it is most needed.

  11. Newsletter

    Quarterly E-Newsletter

    The quarterly e-newsletter of the ILO in India contains the latest news and featuresof activties from DWT/CO-New Delhi.

Key resources

  1. World of Work Report 2014

    This year’s edition focuses on developing countries and argues that quality jobs are a key driver for development. It draws on evidence from over 140 developing countries and finds that a common factor amongst those countries that have achieved higher per capita income and sustained growth was quality jobs.

  2. Global Employment Trends for Youth 2014: The risk of a jobless recovery

    The study offers the latest global and regional information and projections on several indicators of the labour market, including employment, unemployment, working poverty and vulnerable employment.

  3. G-20

    India's Response to the Crisis

  4. Global jobs pact

    This global policy instrument addresses the social and employment impact of the international financial and economic crisis. It promotes a productive recovery centred on investments, employment and social protection.