Press releases

July 2015

  1. 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.

  2. 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

  5. South-South and triangular cooperation

    Brazil and ILO launch new South-South cooperation project

    11 June 2015

    Two countries in Africa and two in Latin America will benefit from a project to promote decent work in the cotton industry, which further develops South-South cooperation between the ILO and Brazil.

  6. Press release

    Pharrell Williams calls for action on climate change and green, decent jobs

    11 June 2015

    International music sensation Pharrell Williams calls on the world of work to tackle climate change to ensure young people and the planet have a sustainable future.

  7. RPCC Press release

    The Rana Plaza Coordination Committee pays out BDT 76 Crore (US$ 9.84 million) to the injured and the family members of deceased and missing workers of Rana Plaza building collapse

    08 June 2015

  8. Upcoming events at the ILO

    ILO World of Work Summit and World Day against Child Labour

    08 June 2015