20 December 2013
From disaster recovery, to rising unemployment and the protection of workers across the globe, ILO News looks back at the most memorable events and images from the World of Work in 2013.
19 December 2013
At least 25 per cent of workers in Moldova will work abroad at some point in their career. However, few of them know that in many cases they are entitled to receive social security benefits from their destination countries once they go back home. An ILO campaign is aiming to change that perception.
17 December 2013
Joint statement by ILO Director-General, Guy Ryder, and United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR), Navi Pillay.
Argentina and Paraguay signed Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to support ILO Global Action Programme on Migrant Domestic Workers
10 December 2013
Tripartite Commissions on Equal Opportunities of Argentina and Paraguay signed a Memorandum of Understanding to develop different collaborative initiatives, among them - their role as advisory committee of the EU funded Global Action Programme on Migrant Domestic Workers and their Families (GAP-MDW).
19 November 2013
ILO Director-General and Italian President Giorgio Napolitano talked about the youth unemployment situation affecting the country, especially in the South.
14 November 2013
ILO works with refugee-hosting communities in Mafraq and Irbid to create jobs in agro-business.
11 November 2013
The 319th session of the ILO Governing Body recently drew to a close in Geneva. Tackled at this session were several issues concerning the economic crisis in Europe, workers’ rights and international migration. In this interview the Chair of the Workers’ Group, Luc Cortebeeck, looks at the main points covered at this session, held in Geneva on 17-31 October 2013.
08 November 2013
“We cannot allow tragedies like the one in Lampedusa, and more recently in Malta and Niger, to become commonplace,” says ILO Director-General Guy Ryder during a high-level panel on labour migration at the ILO.
06 November 2013
ILO Director-General Guy Ryder has said the recent deaths of hundreds of migrants seeking to reach Europe highlight the urgent need for a major shift in migrant policy. He spoke at meeting in Geneva of government, workers’ and employers’ representatives.
01 November 2013
Workers in Jordan’s Qualified Industrial Zones have held numerous strikes over the past years to protest against what they perceive as labour rights violations. A new collective bargaining agreement is now aiming to improve the situation.