Press releases

July 2023

  1. Digital economy

    ILO and Rwanda partner up to boost decent jobs for youth in the digital economy

    12 July 2023

    The International Labour Organization (ILO) announces a new development cooperation project, designed to promote employment for Rwanda's youth.

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    World Bank / ILO / UNESCO joint study

    Improve Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) to meet skills and labour mismatch

    12 July 2023

    A new joint study by the World Bank, the ILO, and UNESCO says TVET needs to adapt to globalization, technological progress, demographic transformation, and climate change.

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    ILO-UNHCR Partnership

    ILO and UNHCR commit to decent work for refugees, displaced people and host communities

    10 July 2023

    The Joint Action Plan (2023-2025), a result of six interagency regional consultations, sets the priorities for advancing an inclusive world of work in forced displacement contexts.

  4. Press release

    Call issued for involving persons with disabilities in social protection policymaking in Lebanon

    06 July 2023

    The call was made by Lebanese organizations for persons with disabilities in partnership with the ILO, at a joint event which presented a working model for disability inclusion in social protection policymaking and programming.

  5. Working conditions

    Launching Event of the Handbook and Checklist to establish Model Enterprise Clinics in RMG Industries

    06 July 2023

  6. Press release

    ILO supports Indonesia’s joint labour inspection in the fishing sector to prevent forced labour at sea

    05 July 2023

    The ILO through its 8.7 Accelerator Lab programme has supported Indonesia to improve working conditions of fishers and prevent forced labour through the establishment of joint labour inspection system and strengthened coordination between labour and fisheries inspectors.

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    Labour rights

    New ILO study highlights steps to strengthen decent work in Malaysia’s rubber glove supply chain

    04 July 2023

    Study sets out series of recommendations for Malaysian government, employers, workers and key stakeholders to support working conditions in key export industry.

  8. Press release

    National dialogue raises important questions on prevention and resolution of labour complaints in Jordan

    03 July 2023

    The institutions for resolving labour disputes or complaints form a cornerstone of any sound labour market, preserving and promoting essential principles such as justice, fairness and harmonious relationships in the world of work.

June 2023

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    Official visit

    ILO Director-General calls for balance between economic growth and decent employment on his first official visit to Viet Nam

    30 June 2023

    During his two-day trip, International Labour Organization (ILO) Director-General, Gilbert F. Houngbo, held talks with Vietnamese Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh, senior Vietnamese officials, government ministers and workers’ and employers’ representatives on issues including advancing social justice and promoting decent work.

  2. Press release

    The ILO and UK strengthen their support to social protection in Jordan

    29 June 2023

    New UK funding supports ILO technical assistance to enhance the social security rights of vulnerable workers in the country by extending social security coverage.