News and events


  1. © M. Crozet / ILO/OIT 2022

    Press release

    App helps protect outdoor workers from dangers of the sun

    21 June 2022

    Skin cancer is preventable, yet despite this more than 120,000 people globally died of the disease and more than 1.5 million were diagnosed with it in 2020.

  2. News

    ILO and Portugal sign cooperation agreement on Social Protection

    17 June 2022

    On Tuesday 14 June in the framework of a High-Level Conference organized by the ILO Office in Lisbon and the Ministry of Labour, Solidarity and Social Security of Portugal, the International Labour Organization has signed a cooperation agreement with the Strategic and Planning Office of the Ministry of Labour, Solidarity and Social Security of Portugal to implement the Phase 3 of the ACTION/Portugal project on “Strengthening of Social Protection Systems in the PALOP and Timor-Leste".

  3. Factsheet

    The European Union - ILO Partnership

    09 June 2022

  4. Publication

    Japan-ILO Cooperation

    31 May 2022

    Factsheet, May 2022

  5. News

    Flanders finances ILO Global Programme on skills and lifelong learning

    23 May 2022

    The Flemish Government will fund an ILO International Programme on Skills. Interview with Julie Bynens, Secretary-General of the Flemish Department of Chancellery and Foreign Affairs, and David Maenaut, General Representative of Flanders to the UN in Geneva.

  6. News

    ILO facilitates discussion on Financing the Elimination of Child Labour

    18 May 2022

  7. News

    South-South Cooperation: Good Practices of Labour Inspection on the Prevention and Eradication of Child Labour

    17 May 2022

  8. Press release

    ILO, DOLE ink agreement to help workers return to work safely and digitally

    17 May 2022

    A new deal with the ILO and DOLE aims to boost over 30,000 workers’ productivity in COVID-19 and typhoon-hit areas with the support of the Government of Japan.

  9. News

    The ILO joins the UN global partnership on road safety

    10 May 2022

    The ILO is pleased to announce that it has joined the UN Road Safety Fund's (UNRSF) global partnership to tackle the hard-hitting global road safety crisis we all face today. This partnership is well aligned with the ILO's mandate and builds on over 100 years of experience advocating for decent work, labour rights and sustainable enterprises, including for the road transport sector.

  10. © European Union 2022

    Press release

    A human centred recovery with decent jobs is crucial in addressing plight of Syrians and host communities

    10 May 2022

    ILO Regional Director for Arab States Ruba Jaradat presented a statement to the Sixth Brussels Conference on Supporting the future of Syria and the region.