Press releases

June 2023

  1. Press release

    Decent work key to resilience of Syrians and host communities

    15 June 2023

    Syrian displaced persons and refugees, and the communities that host them, need concrete decent work opportunities, and to move from receiving assistance to generating income, the ILO says at the Brussels Conference on supporting Syria and the region.

  2. Press release

    ILO and UAE pledge to enhance labour inspection and occupational safety and health

    14 June 2023

    A Letter of Intent signed on the sidelines of the 111th International Labour Conference paves the way for launching a new project to build the capacities of the labour inspectorate in the UAE on modern labour inspection procedures and occupational safety and health (OSH).

  3. ILO World of Work Summit

    ILO to hold high-level World of Work Summit on promoting social justice

    13 June 2023

  4. Commemoration of the World Day Against Child Labour

    ILO & UNICEF call for urgent measures to stop the worst forms of child labour

    12 June 2023

    The International Labour Organization (ILO) and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) have renewed their call for the prioritization of social safety nets and provision of quality social services to help protect children against the worst forms of child labour in Timor-Leste.

  5. Press release

    Development cooperation between ILO and Saudi Arabia enters new phase

    08 June 2023

    A letter of intent was signed on the side-lines of the International Labour Conference to launch Phase II of a joint ILO-Saudi development cooperation programme, under which the ILO will provide support in analysis, policy and capacity development.

  6. Press release

    Governor of West Java supports ILO’s financial inclusion and SMEs development

    06 June 2023

    The Governor of West Java greatly welcomes the delegation of the International Labour Organization (ILO) and the Swiss State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO) to further strengthen collaborations on financial inclusion and the development of SMEs in Province of West Java.

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    111th International Labour Conference

    Make social justice a priority issue on the global agenda, says ILO Director-General

    05 June 2023

    ILO Director-General, Gilbert F. Houngbo, emphasized the need to build a Coalition for Social Justice to fight growing inequalities, at the opening session of the 111th International Labour Conference.

  8. Press release

    ILO promotes early recovery through community resilience in earthquake-damaged Aleppo

    01 June 2023

    The ILO Regional Director for Arab States Ruba Jaradat visits the Syrian city of Aleppo to inaugurate the project “Early Recovery through Community Resilience in Aleppo’s Earthquake-hit Neighbourhoods” and hand over earthquake structural damage assessment equipment to local engineers.

May 2023

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    ILO Monitor on the World of Work

    Mutually reinforcing crises have worsened the global employment divide

    31 May 2023

    International cooperation aimed at bolstering jobs and social protection can help tackle growing disparities between high and low-income countries, according to new ILO Monitor on the World of Work.

  2. Press release

    ILO supports industry-led skills development for Indonesia’s maritime economy through the pilot development of Sectoral Skills Committees

    31 May 2023

    Through a programme funded by the UK government, the ILO has been promoting the involvement and engagement of industries through Sectoral Skills Committees to build competent, productive and competitive human capital in Indonesia’ ocean-based economy.