Press releases

July 2015

  1. Partnership

    ILO and EIB join forces for more and better quality employment

    16 July 2015

    The International Labour Organization and the European Investment Bank signed a Memorandum of Understanding to reinforce and expand cooperation between the two organizations in the field of employment and social affairs.

  2. Press release

    ILO Director-General Guy Ryder to attend the International Conference on Financing for Development

    09 July 2015

  3. ILO side event to the International Ebola Recovery Conference

    Ebola: Strengthening resilience through Social Protection

    08 July 2015

    An ILO side event held at UN Headquarters in New York to respond to post-ebola recovery plans in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone with a focus on social protection policies.

  4. © Issouf Sanogo / AFP 2015

    Press release

    ILO to support post-Ebola recovery effort in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone

    06 July 2015

    The International Labour Organization will take part to the Ebola Recovery Conference in New York on 10 July to galvanize support and ensure a healthier and safer future of the world of work in the three hard-hit West-African countries.

  5. Partnerships

    ILO and the Netherlands sign agreement to strengthen labour inspection systems in Pakistan

    02 July 2015

    The partnership will strengthen institutional mechanisms for effective labour inspection; enhance human resource capacities in the country to enforce the law on labour inspections and partner with the private sector to promote international labour standards and ensure their compliance by enterprises.

  6. Press release

    ILO Conference to discuss better future at work

    01 July 2015

June 2015

  1. Partnerships

    ILO, ICA step up collaboration to promote cooperatives and decent work

    30 June 2015

    Agreement will strengthen the contribution of the two organizations to sustainable development by leveraging the comparative advantage of cooperative enterprises.

  2. 324th session of ILO Governing Body

    ILO Governing Body elects Misako Kaji as new chairperson

    13 June 2015

    Misako Kaji, Permanent Representative of Japan to the International Organizations in Geneva will head the International Labour Organization’s executive body for the period 2015-2016.

  3. Press release

    Word Day Against Child Labour: “No to child labour, Yes to quality education”

    12 June 2015

    The second year celebration of World Day Against Child Labour in Myanmar was held in Yangon at the Summit Parkview Hotel on June 12 organized by the International Labour Organization (ILO) Myanmar Programme on the elimination of child labour (MyPEC) in collaboration with Ministry of Labour, Employment and Social Security (MOLES) with the participation of Ministry of Education, Ministry of Science and Technology, Workers and Employers Organization, UNICEF, World Vision and Child Focus Network. Embassies, national and international development partners, and others civil society organizations and private businesses were also present.

  4. Press release

    Cook Islands become 186th ILO member State

    12 June 2015