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. Statement

    South Asian Child Rights Group Calls for Robust Protection of Child Rights

    20 November 2014

    Statement of the South Asia Coordinating Group on Action against Violence against Children (SACG)

  2. 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.

  3. Training programme

    Ethical Recruitment Appreciation Course for Private Recruitment Agencies

    16 - 17 October 2014 - Kochi, Kerala, India

    Two-day training programme on the principles of and business case for ethical recruitment practices for recruitment agencies catering to international migrants and health professionals in particular for Philippines, India and Viet Nam recruitment agencies.

  4. ILO Regional Director for Asia and the Pacific Visits India

    Mr Yoshiteru Uramoto, ILO Regional Director for Asia and the Pacific, visited New Delhi from 19-20 September 2014.

    1. Key Note Address at the Panel Discussion on Regional Cooperation on Employment and Labour Issues in South Asia

  5. The ILO and the G20

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

  6. 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.

  7. Project launch

    Work in Freedom: Jharkhand State Project Launch Meeting

    20 August 2014, Ranchi, Jharkhand, India

    Jharkhand State Project Launch Meeting to initiate state, district and community level work

  8. 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

  9. 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.

  10. 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.

  11. India Labour Market Update : December 2013

    Economic growth in India is largely driven by services (from a supply-side perspective) and private consumption (taking a demand-side view). However, the slowdown during 2012 and 2013 was associated with a dramatic decrease in the growth of industry and investment. These two dimensions are critical if India is to return to higher and sustained rates of growth.

  12. Reserach Brief

    India Employment Trends NSS 68th Round – Research Brief
    ILO Asia-Pacific Research Brief Series No. 2 | November 2013

    By Sher Verick, Senior Employment Specialist, ILO Decent Work Technical Support Team for South Asia and Country Office for India

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.