News and events

2022

  1. Event

    Global South South Expo 2022 - ILO Solution Forum: Building Multi-Stakeholder Alliances in the Global South to Build Back Better: Towards a Smart and Resilient Future in the World of Work

    The ILO Solution Forum will showcase relevant MSPs for sustainable COVID recovery on 13th September 2022.

  2. News

    Pastoralists in Ethiopia find a cure for hard-to-reach veterinary services

    29 August 2022

    In remote and infrastructure deficient parts of Ethiopia, “Community Animal Health Workers” capacitated by ILO and its implementing partner are providing doorstep veterinarian services lowering hardships of the pastoralist community.

  3. © Chhor Sokunthea / World Bank 2022

    Occupational safety and health

    ILO’s Vision Zero Fund and Nike launch initiative to reduce injuries and deaths from road accidents among garment and footwear workers

    29 August 2022

    Garment and footwear workers are disproportionately affected by road accidents; a new project aims to find out why and offer tools to improve safety.

  4. News

    Digital training to boost productivity, safety of enterprises

    26 August 2022

    A new agreement between the ILO and DTI, will increase productivity, improve safety of small and informal enterprises across the country through digital training under the Bringing Back Jobs Safely Project funded by the Government of Japan.

  5. Press release

    ILO, Quezon City partner for first migrant workers' one-stop shop in Metro Manila

    22 August 2022

    The ILO and the local government of Quezon City collaborate for a gender-responsive Migrant Worker Resource Centre, the first in Metro Manila operated by the local government in collaboration with civil society, Overseas Filipino Workers/family organizations, and international development partners to serve OFWs and their families, and improve migration and development.

  6. World Humanitarian Day

    ILO in action: People helping people

    19 August 2022

    World Humanitarian Day was created to shine a light on those who work in all parts of the world – including remote and dangerous areas – to deliver help and improve the lives and prospects of local populations. Their dedication plays an essential role in reducing poverty and inequality and building better futures for communities worldwide. Among these humanitarian workers are hundreds of ILO experts, committed to improving working conditions and establishing the decent work needed to underpin a more sustainable future for us all.

  7. Video

    Linking Lebanese hosts and Syrian refugees with jobs and labour market

    05 August 2022

    In June 2022, the ILO and partners met with Lebanese and Syrian farm and plant nursery owners and workers and visited a skill-training centre in the north of Lebanon, who have benefitted from the activities of the mulit-agency PROSPECTS programme

  8. News

    ILO’s timely interventions assist small businesses in Uganda

    04 August 2022

    Business support grants and business management training from the ILO provided a new lease of life to some of the microenterprises in Uganda struggling to recover from the impact of the COVID-19 lockdown measures.

  9. Video

    Graduation ceremony of Recognition of Prior Learning in Kenya

    03 August 2022

    In July 2022, the ILO, Base Titanium, Kenya National Qualifications Authority and Kenya National Jua Kali Federation the Authority jointly organized the very first Recognition of Prior Learning Graduation (RPL) where 62 trainees were certified.

  10. News

    Labour markets and the impact of skills recognition

    01 August 2022

    Highlighting the launch of Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) and graduation of the first batch batch of workers through this programme, the article explains the challenges and future of RPL in Kenya.