Press releases

October 2015

  1. Ready Made Garment Sector

    ILO, Germany and Bangladesh sign agreement to jointly develop Employment Injury Insurance (EII) Scheme

    06 October 2015

    The International Labour Organization (ILO), Germany and the Government of Bangladesh will collaborate in the development of an Employment Injury Insurance (EII) Scheme for Bangladesh.

  2. “Reporting Fairly on Labour Migration”

    ILO launches global media competition on labour migration

    06 October 2015

  3. 6th meeting of Ministers of Tourism of G20

    ILO welcomes agreement to boost tourism jobs at G20 meeting in Turkey

    02 October 2015

    ILO Deputy Director-General says that tourism industry has a key role in contributing to global economic growth and job creation.

  4. Global Employment Trends for Youth

    ILO to publish Global Employment Trends for Youth 2015

    02 October 2015

September 2015

  1. Partnerships

    ILO and Japan Tobacco International step up joint work to promote fundamental labour rights in the tobacco supply chain

    29 September 2015

    Under the partnership, the ILO will conduct research into forced labour, discrimination, freedom of association and collective bargaining, as well as occupational safety and health in farming communities in countries where JTI purchases tobacco.

  2. Partnering for development

    Garment worker’s rights and voice in Bangladesh given boost

    26 September 2015

    Sweden, Bangladesh and the ILO have committed to improve dialogue and protect rights in the ready-made garment sector.

  3. Press release

    Workshop for ILO constituents on Mediation and Conciliation.

    21 September 2015

    Colombo ILO News: International Labour Organization’s Country Office for Sri Lanka and the Maldives conducted a two day training programme on mediation and conciliation for the ILO constituents on the 17th and 18th of September 2015 in Colombo.

  4. Press release

    New study of migrant and child labour in the Thai seafood industry

    14 September 2015

    The International Labour Organization (ILO) and The Asia Foundation released a new report, revealing the physical hazards and other vulnerabilities faced by migrant child workers in Thailand’s shrimp and seafood processing industries.

  5. Social Justice Declaration

    105th International Labour Conference to review the impact of the Declaration on Social Justice for a Fair Globalization

    08 September 2015

    The ILO Declaration on Social Justice for a Fair Globalization will be the subject of a major evaluation of its impact by the International Labour Conference in June 2016.

  6. Summit of G20 Labour and Employment Ministers, Ankara

    ILO welcomes G20 priority of boosting growth, jobs and reducing inequalities

    04 September 2015

    The ILO Director-General highlighted ministers’ agreement to undertake a mix of policies using “wage-setting mechanisms, institutions for social dialogue, social protection systems, employment services and active labour market policies.”