Press releases

May 2023

  1. Press release

    Province of Central Java to establish a Joint Inspection Team for Labour Norms in fisheries sector

    29 May 2023

    The Joint Inspection Team will enhance the fishing industry and provide the better protection for workers in the fishing sector, particularly those who work on board fishing vessels.

  2. © Nikada 2023

    ILO Monitor on the World of Work

    ILO to release new report on the impact of mutually reinforcing crises on the world of work

    25 May 2023

  3. Press release

    ILO supports polytechnics through international partnerships to develop an inclusive, competitive and sustainable Indonesian maritime workforce

    23 May 2023

    Through a programme funded by UK government, the ILO has been partnering with the Indonesian polytechnics, industry and international academic institutions to build competent, productive and competitive human capital in maritime sector.

  4. © ILO 2023

    Press release

    Media accreditation at the 111th International Labour Conference

    22 May 2023

    The ILO’s annual International Labour Conference will take place at the UN Palais des Nations in Geneva from 5–16 June 2023.

  5. Ship to Shore Rights

    EU and ILO reaffirm commitment to decent work for Lao workers at home and abroad

    19 May 2023

    The European Union (EU), the Minister of Labour and Social Welfare (MoLSW), and the International Labour Organization conduct field visit to projects advancing decent work for Lao workers, including women and men migrant workers.

  6. Press release

    New agricultural sector OSH guide and training launched in Lebanon

    17 May 2023

    The ILO “Occupational Safety and Health Guide in Agriculture” is set to increase OSH efficiency and boost the provision of safe workplaces to guarantee the workers’ health and the sector’s productivity

  7. 19th Regional Seminar for Labour-based Practitioners

    Ministerial declaration presented at the 19th Regional Seminar for Labour-Based Practioners

    16 May 2023

    17 African Ministers and Representatives recognize infrastructure is key for inclusive economic and social development, stressing the need to benefit youth, women, and people with disabilities from construction activities.

  8. Employment-intensive Investment Project phase VI

    Signing of Implementation Agreement between the ILO-EIIP-KfW Project and the Ministry of Agriculture in Jordan

    07 May 2023

    ILO in Jordan signs a new Implementation agreement with Ministry of Agriculture in Jordan for the afforestation of 1,750 dunums (175 Ha) in 4 Governorates namely Irbid, Jerash, Ajloun an Al Balqa.

  9. Enabling Success: Supporting Youth in MENA in their Transition from Learning to Decent Work

    The Middle East and North Africa urgently needs relevant education, training and lifelong learning systems to tackle youth unemployment and skills gaps

    03 May 2023

    A new report sets out a roadmap for bringing education and training systems in line with current and future labour market needs to boost youth employment in the MENA region.

  10. © John Hulme 2023

    Ship to Shore Rights

    Access to justice expanded for migrant fishing and seafood processing workers in Cambodia

    01 May 2023

    The International Labour Organization (ILO) delivers training to key stakeholders on resolution of migrant workers' grievances in Banteay Meanchey, Koh Kong and Pursat provinces.