All ILO Newsroom content

May 2017

  1. Blog

    The Secret Stress of the Editors of the Internet

    23 May 2017

    What does editing horrors from the Internet before the public sees them do the people with that job? Find out in our latest Work In Progress blog.

  2. © Eric Audras / PhotoAlto 2017

    Latin America and the Caribbean

    More women business leaders but still room for progress at the top

    23 May 2017

    The region is on the way to become a global leader in gender diversity and management, according to a new ILO report.

  3. Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction 2017

    Disaster response: putting youth at the centre of prevention and resilience

    22 May 2017

  4. © Benson Kua 2017


    What does it mean to be LGBTI in 2017?

    17 May 2017

    On International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia, ILO talks with Neline M., a lesbian woman, about life working for a multinational company.

  5. © Benson Kua 2017

    International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia

    Making workplace policies supportive of all families

    17 May 2017

    "In keeping with the principles of the 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda, no LGBTI worker should be left behind. Today let us stand in solidarity for the rights of LGBTI workers and their families", says ILO Director-General Guy Ryder.

  6. ILO What Works Research Brief No. 8

    How to balance fiscal responsibility with employment objectives?

    16 May 2017

    As a number of emerging countries grapple with revenue constraints and weak growth, it is important to learn lessons from recent experience in this area, and to bear in mind that fiscal and employment goals can be achieved together.

  7. Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation

    Guy Ryder addresses the Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation

    14 May 2017

    A transcript of the Director-General’s speech delivered at the Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation: Thematic Session on People-to-People Connectivity, Beijing.

  8. Latin America & Caribbean

    ILO, ECLAC report weakening labour conditions and rising urban unemployment

    11 May 2017

    New ECLAC-ILO report indicates that the increase in average regional unemployment in 2016 was the biggest annual rise in two decades. It also includes an analysis regarding the characteristics of immigrants’ insertion in the world of work.

  9. © M. Rakibul Hasan / UN Women 2017

    Health Services

    Tripartite meeting highlights the importance of improving health sector employment and working conditions

    11 May 2017

    Decent work is crucial to ensuring effective and resilient health systems, addressing global health workforce shortages and achieving equal access to quality health care.

  10. Video

    "Child Labour in the Streets: Challenges and Opportunities” Regional Workshop in Egypt

    10 May 2017

    In the light of ILO Convention No. 182 on the worst forms of child labour; ILO focuses on children working in the streets as part of its core mandate through sharing knowledge and supporting partners to take actions on child labour. The workshop was organized by ILO Regional Office for Arab States and ILO Cairo Office in close cooperation with the Ministry of Social Solidarity in Egypt, “Tahya Misr” Initiative and Hope Village NGO; with the active participation of relevant ministries, NGOs, employers’ and workers’ organizations from Lebanon, Jordan and Egypt.