News room

May 2022

  1. © Dominic Chavez / WB 2022

    ILO/UNICEF: Social protection contributes to reducing child labour

    18 May 2022

    A new ILO-UNICEF report calls for the closing of the social protection coverage gap that means 1.5 billion children are still unsupported by family or child cash benefits.

  2. © Miguel Medina / AFP 2022

    ILO to release latest Monitor on the world of work, analyzing impact of multiple crises

    17 May 2022

    The ILO will publish the 9th edition of its Monitor report series, which tracks the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and other crises on workers and businesses worldwide.

  3. Far-reaching action needed to end child labour

    16 May 2022

    Delegates at the 5th Global Conference on the Elimination of Child Labour unite in calling for more to be done to end child labour

  4. © Fadel Senna / AFP 2022

    Nearly 5 million jobs have been lost in Ukraine since the start of the Russian aggression, says ILO

    11 May 2022

    Amid the humanitarian crisis sparked by Russia’s aggression against Ukraine, labour markets are being disrupted both in the country and in neighbouring states.

  5. Better Work Feasibility Study launched in Uzbekistan

    10 May 2022

    The Government of Uzbekistan collaborates with ILO’s Better Work Programme to support the policy of diversification and decent work in the garment sector.

  6. Enhancing coordination of social protection and employment service delivery: a training in Armenia

    06 May 2022

    Public Officials of the Ministry of Labour and Social Protection and Integrated Social Service Centres completed the training organised by the ILO Decent Work Technical Support Team and Country Office for Eastern Europe and Central Asia in collaboration with the European Centre for Social Policy Welfare and Research.

  7. © Clarence Elie-Rivera/DC37 2022

    Collective agreements contribute to fighting inequality, says ILO

    05 May 2022

    Collective bargaining played a crucial role during the pandemic and can provide an effective means for employers and workers to tackle the new challenges that are shaking up the world of work.

  8. Armenia marks World Day for Safety and Health at Work 2022

    03 May 2022

    On 3 May 2022, the Health and Labour Inspection Body (HLIB) of the Republic of Armenia observed the annual World Day for Safety and Health at Work with the support of the ILO. In 2022, World Day is focused on promoting the creation of a Preventative Safety and Health Culture through social dialogue.

April 2022

  1. © Jesse A. Lora / NAVFAC 2022

    Social dialogue, key to strengthening safety and health at work

    28 April 2022

    Responses to the COVID-19 pandemic have shown the importance of an effective collaboration between social partners in preventing occupational accidents and diseases, says a new report from the ILO on World Day for Safety and Health at Work.

  2. Social dialogue for a positive safety and health culture

    28 April 2022

    In a message to mark World Day for Safety and Health at Work, Guy Ryder, Director-General of the International Labour Organization, outlines the importance of workers, employers and governments working together to reduce deaths and injuries in the workplace.