Press releases

November 2015

  1. 13th African Regional Meeting

    Addis Ababa to host the World of Work in Africa

    26 November 2015

    The 13th African Regional Meeting of the ILO will be held in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, from 30 November-03 December 2015 in the presence of Dr Mulatu Teshome, President of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia and Mr Guy Ryder, Director-General of the ILO.

  2. Partnerships

    ILO and IFRC to promote decent work opportunities in fragile and post-disaster settings

    20 November 2015

    Agreement covers cooperation on livelihoods, procurement, SMEs, and cooperatives.

  3. ILO Forced Labour Protocol

    Southern African countries urge ratification of international treaty to end modern slavery

    18 November 2015

    A tripartite meeting of Southern African Development Community countries has issued a communiqué calling on African nations to ratify the International about Organization’s Forced Labour Protocol.

  4. © UNDP photo 2015

    Gender equality

    Gallup and ILO join forces to conduct global poll on women at work

    17 November 2015

    Partnership is expected to bring fresh insights on the needs and aspirations of working women around the world.

  5. “Reporting Fairly on Labour Migration”

    Last chance to enter ILO global media competition on labour migration

    17 November 2015

  6. 13th African Regional Meeting

    Ethiopia to host 13th ILO African Regional Meeting

    16 November 2015

  7. Press release

    Symposium on International Labour Standards for Labour Tribunal Presidents

    13 November 2015

    The International Labour Organization (ILO), together with the Judges Institute of Sri Lanka and the Labour Tribunal Presidents Association organized a Symposium on International Labour Standards on the 13th and 14th of November 2015.

  8. Press release

    ILO to publish a new edition of the Key Indicators of the Labour Market (KILM)

    10 November 2015

  9. © Juan Manuel Herrera/OAS 2015

    Goodwill Ambassador

    José Antonio Ocampo joins the ILO in the fight for universal social protection

    06 November 2015

    The former Colombian finance minister and current Columbia University professor has been appointed by the ILO as Goodwill Ambassador with a focus on universal social protection.

  10. © G.Legaria / AFP 2015

    Contact centres and jobs

    ILO Forum agrees principles of regulation for call centre and telecom services employment

    04 November 2015

    A tripartite meeting at the ILO looks to improve regulation of work relationships in a rapidly changing industry.