January 2024

  1. © ILO 2024

    Global Coalition for Social Justice

    Global Coalition for Social Justice attracts first 100 partners

    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.

  2. © S. Gombert / Cultura Creative 2024

    Occupational Safety and Health

    OSH measures key to prevent violence and harassment in the world of work, says ILO report

    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.

  3. © Village Focus International 2024

    Labour migration

    Essential contribution of Lao migrant workers recognized on International Migrants Day

    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.

  4. © European Union 2024

    Informal EPSCO

    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.

  5. © Anne-Gaëlle Rico 2024

    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.

December 2023

  1. Press release

    EU and ILO to strengthen constituents’ capacity on labour dimension of human rights due diligence

    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.

  2. COP28

    Belgian Minister of climate and the environment stresses need to make transition just for all

    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.

  3. © ILO 2024

    Safe and Fair project

    Realizing women migrant workers’ rights in ASEAN region – main outcomes

    05 December 2023

    At an InfoPoint organized by the European Commission, the ILO presented key results of the Safe and Fair project, which is part of the EU-UN Spotlight Initiative and implemented across ten countries in Southeast Asia.

November 2023

  1. Press release

    The Netherlands commits to further support for ILO’s work on forced displacement

    30 November 2023

    PROSPECTS Partnership enters second phase with the new agreement signed between the Netherlands and the ILO

  2. © Ivy Love Rigon/ILO 2024

    Press release

    ILO’s Ship to Shore Rights South East Asia programme launches “Safety and Health at Sea” board game

    22 November 2023

    This innovative board game aims to equip workers in the fishing and seafood processing sectors with essential knowledge about occupational safety and health