News and events

2022

  1. Press release

    ILO ACCEL Africa supports the Malawi Alliance 8.7 Strategic Planning Workshop

    24 October 2022

    Malawi agreed on a voluntary basis to become an Alliance 8.7 Pathfinder country hence committing itself to move faster to reach SDG Target 8.7, through accelerating efforts, adopting new approaches and collaborating with others. It becomes one of 26 countries to attain such a status.

  2. EU4Business

    Local will never go out of style: ILO supports the textile industry in Bosnia and Herzegovina to offset the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic

    18 October 2022

    The European Union-funded ILO project EU4Business Recovery provides financial and technical assistance to 29 textile companies in Bosnia and Herzegovina supporting women entrepreneurs, young people and other vulnerable workers. With this support, the textile companies managed to grow and create jobs even during the pandemic.

  3. Migrant workers

    Australian Ambassador to ASEAN meets migrant workers and support providers in Cambodia

    03 October 2022

    Australian Ambassador to the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) visited a Migrant Resource Centre (MRC), supported by the TRIANGLE in ASEAN programme, in Prey Veng, Cambodia to speak with migrant workers and the organizations providing them with support services.

  4. Green jobs

    Green jobs and decent work in Ger and nature tourism in Mongolia

    22 September 2022

    In Mongolia, ILO and the Partnership for Action on Green Economy (PAGE) are supporting green activities in the sector by fostering community-based eco and cultural tourism.

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. © 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.

  8. 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.

  9. 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.

  10. 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.