Press releases

May 2023

  1. 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

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. © 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.

April 2023

  1. Press release

    ILO issues wage protection guidance for migrant workers

    27 April 2023

    Many migrant workers face wage-related abuses, including non-payment and delayed payment of wages.

  2. 10th anniversary of the Rana Plaza tragedy

    Occupational safety and health key to achieve social justice, says ILO

    24 April 2023

    The ILO held a ceremony to mark the 10th anniversary of the Rana Plaza tragedy, in which more than 1,130 workers lost their lives and thousands were injured when a garment factory collapsed in Dhaka, Bangladesh, on 24 April 2013.

  3. International Labour Conference

    Press accreditation for the 111th International Labour Conference

    19 April 2023

    The ILO will hold its annual International Labour Conference at the Palais des Nations in Geneva from 5–16 June 2023.

  4. Press release

    WHO, African Union Development Agency, and the International Labour Organization join forces to safeguard health workers in Africa

    12 April 2023

March 2023

  1. Press release

    Inclusive Green Economic Growth for Jordan's Refugee and Host Communities

    28 March 2023

    A new ILO project funded by the Government of Italy aims to build a sustainable and inclusive green labor market for Jordan's refugee and host communities.