31 January 2024
At a High-level conference on mental health and work organized by the Belgian Presidency of the Council of the EU, the ILO discussed how mental health at work can be fostered and briefed participants about the latest developments in this area.
25 January 2024
24 January 2024
A new action funded by the European Union will enable the ILO to improve the employability of young people not in employment, education or training across the Middle East and North Africa for their successful integration in labour markets.
Global Coalition for Social Justice
23 January 2024
Governments, employers’ and workers’ organizations, international organizations, academic institutions and INGOs join Coalition to grow multilateral cooperation, and accelerate progress towards achieving Sustainable Development Goals and Decent Work Agenda.
Occupational Safety and Health
22 January 2024
A new ILO report emphasizes using Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) frameworks to address the root causes of violence and harassment and to encourage collective action for better work environments.
18 January 2024
The Ministry of Labour and Social Welfare and International Labour Organization celebrate the important role of Lao migrant workers in advancing development of the Lao People’s Democratic Republic.
Promotion of social justice essential for sustainable and equitable recovery, ILO tells EU ministers
12 January 2024
Speaking to EU ministers of employment and social affairs, the ILO Director-General underlined the need to put social justice back at the centre of policy-making, using concerted and decisive action.
WESO Trends 2024
Global unemployment rate set to increase in 2024 while growing social inequalities raise concerns, says ILO report
10 January 2024
Joblessness and the jobs gap have both fallen below pre-pandemic levels but global unemployment will rise in 2024, and growing inequalities and stagnant productivity are causes for concern, according to the ILO’s World Employment and Social Outlook: Trends 2024 report.
14 December 2023
A new EU-funded action will enable the ILO to inform and train its constituents globally on effective and inclusive human rights due diligence and responsible business conduct, thereby advancing decent work. The action supports the implementation of the labour dimension of the upcoming EU Corporate Sustainability Due Diligence Directive.
09 December 2023
A side-event during the COP28 took stock of just transition efforts. The ILO and the Belgian Minister of climate, the environment, sustainable development and Green Deal discussed policies and initiatives that have been implemented to support a just transition in Belgium and Europe.