Press releases

April 2024

  1. Press release

    The United States of America authorized to participate in the proceedings

    10 April 2024

  2. © ILO 2024

    Press release

    EU supports ILO and partners to empower community leaders to ensure safe migration of Filipino fishers

    03 April 2024

    Outreach effort leverages church network across the country to help convey the practical realities of work in fishing.

March 2024

  1. Press release

    Indonesia launches its Road Map for Care Economy for a more Gender Equal World of Work

    28 March 2024

    The International Labour Organization (ILO) Office in Indonesia supports the Ministry of Women Empowerment and Child Protection in the development of a Road Map on Care Economy for a Transformative, fair and Equal World of Work in Indonesia.

  2. Global Accelerator

    Philippines joins the Global Accelerator aiming to expand jobs and social protection

    27 March 2024

    To address challenges and channel investments, the Philippines becomes a pathfinder country of the Global Accelerator on Jobs and Social Protection for Just Transitions, a joint high impact initiative of the United Nations to create decent work and extend social protection for sustainable development.

  3. © Chalinee Thirasupa/ILO 2024

    Labour migration

    New EU-UN ‘PROTECT’ project supports women migrant workers and children in Southeast Asia

    26 March 2024

    A new initiative launched by the European Union (EU) and the United Nations (UN) will help strengthen the rights of women migrant workers and children in Southeast Asia, while reducing their vulnerabilities.

  4. Press release

    Second Phase of PROSPECTS Launched in Ethiopia, Empowering Refugees, IDPs and Host Communities

    21 March 2024

  5. Press release

    Norwegian Ambassador visits Jordanian NGO to witness the positive impact of Estidama++ program on workers and employers

    20 March 2024

    Estidama++ supports SMEs in Jordan to strengthen access to social protection rights

  6. © ILO 2024

    Forced labour

    Annual profits from forced labour amount to US$ 236 billion, ILO report finds

    19 March 2024

    The new study on forced labour in the private sector reveals a 37 per cent rise in illegal profits from forced labour since 2014.

  7. Press release

    Bahrain takes leap forward in enhancing end-of-service rights for migrant workers

    14 March 2024

    A new provident fund for end-of-service indemnity for migrant workers is established in the Social Insurance Organization as part of GCC-wide reforms to reform social protection systems in the aftermath of the COVID-19 pandemic.

  8. © jcomp 2024

    Media Advisory

    ILO to release new report on the economics of forced labour and illegal profits

    14 March 2024

    The ILO will publish the second edition of "Profits and Poverty: The economics of forced labour report", which will unveil the latest estimates of illegal profits derived from forced labour.