News and events


  1. Publication

    Finland-ILO Cooperation

    23 June 2023

    Finland has been an ILO Member State since 1920 and is a key partner of the ILO in promoting the Decent Work Agenda. It has ratified 102 Conventions and four Protocols, including all ten Fundamental, all four Governance Conventions and 88 technical Conventions.

  2. News

    Brazil and the ILO sign new South-South Partnership programme to promote social justice in the global South

    20 June 2023

    The launch of this new South-South Cooperation Programme brought together representatives of the ILO, the Brazilian Government and workers’ and employers’ organizations in Geneva.

  3. Publication

    Canada-ILO Cooperation, June 2023

    15 June 2023

    Canada joined the ILO in 1919 as one of the founding Member States of the Organization. Since then, Canada has ratified numerous ILO Conventions, including nine of the ten Fundamental Conventions, three Governance Conventions and 26 Technical Conventions. This partnership has been key to advancing the objectives of the Decent Work Agenda.

  4. Event

    X Brazil/ILO Review Meeting - X Reunião Anual OIT/ Brasil, Geneva, 16 June 2023 ILO/HQ, Room VII, 9 am – 12.00 pm

    Launch of the new South-South Cooperation Program 2023-2027 “Social Justice for the Global South”

  5. Fact-sheet

    Core Voluntary Funding (RBSA) for ILO development cooperation (Update, June 2023)

    14 June 2023

    This fact sheet describes recent developments in the RBSA funding modality, its allocation and management, monitoring and evaluation, and results to date. It summarizes trends in 2018-2023, and provides details on contributions for 2016-22.

  6. Publication

    ILO’s support to Syrian refugees and host communities

    12 June 2023

    Updates from Jordan, Lebanon, Türkiye, Iraq, Syria and Egypt (June 2023)

  7. Press release

    ILO – ERF Launch Event of the Egypt Policy Note “Toward More Job-Rich Growth: The Case of Egypt”

    31 May 2023

    On 31 May 2023, the International Labour Organization (ILO)/ADWA’ Project together with the Economic Research Forum (ERF) successfully launched the Egypt policy note Toward More Job-Rich Growth: The Case of Egypt, co-authored by professor Chahir Zaki and Moheb Said.

  8. Press release

    Province of Central Java to establish a Joint Inspection Team for Labour Norms in fisheries sector

    29 May 2023

    The Joint Inspection Team will enhance the fishing industry and provide the better protection for workers in the fishing sector, particularly those who work on board fishing vessels.

  9. Publication

    United States - ILO Cooperation

    22 May 2023

    Overview of United States-ILO cooperation, May 2023

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    ILO welcomes the ASEAN Declaration on Placement and Protection of Migrant Fishers

    19 May 2023

    The issuance of the ASEAN Declaration on Placement and Protection of Migrant Fishers is in line with ILO’s work in Indonesia to strengthen and support the realization of decent working conditions for Indonesian fishers within the country and abroad.