05 May 2016
Workers in Colombia’s palm oil agribusiness sector have reached agreements formalizing their jobs following complex tripartite negotiations. For José Guarín, this is a chance to make his dreams come true. For the ILO, while much remains to be done in the sector, this is a good beginning.
02 May 2016
Almost all garment workers in Asia now own a mobile phone. The ILO’s Better Work programme is finding ways of using this technology to deliver important information.
26 April 2016
The ILO works with unions and the government in China to reduce the impact of stress and poor ergonomics on workers.
25 April 2016
An ILO training programme makes the founding step to help new and existing small businesses join the dramatic economic and social change sweeping the country.
14 April 2016
11.7 million poor children in South Africa are now covered by the social benefit which is having a positive impact on their daily lives.
08 April 2016
The vocational training path has led to success for one Bangladeshi woman. Suma had been under the impression that only students weak in their studies chose vocational training. Luckily for her, a teacher with more awareness of job opportunities suggested she rethink her decision.
01 April 2016
As Occupational Safety and Health Day approaches, on 28 April, Bangladeshi fire fighters have a message for all factory owners.
30 March 2016
An ILO study in rural areas of Madagascar sheds light on the main causes leading to child labour
25 March 2016
A labour-intensive ILO initiative to develop water catchment and drip irrigation systems is playing a pivotal role in creating decent work opportunities in northern Jordan.
23 March 2016
In Kesra, Tunisia, an ILO programme to support the development of disadvantaged areas is stimulating local economic activity. Thanks to a new irrigation system built using a labour-intensive approach, water resources are better managed, the production of figs and other crops has increased, and new jobs have been created in the region. (Closed Captions available)