1. © ILO 2023

    345th session of the ILO Governing Body

    ILO Governing Body demands end to Russian aggression in Ukraine

    14 June 2022

    The Governing Body of the International Labour Organization considered a number of issues, including the Russian aggression against Ukraine, the situation in Myanmar, Belarus and Venezuela, and elected new officers.

  2. © ILO 2023

    110th International Labour Conference

    International Labour Conference closes with “remarkable harvest of achievements”

    11 June 2022

    The Director-General told delegates that the 110th International Labour Conference had made history with its work on safety and health, apprenticeships, and labour standards, among other areas.

  3. News

    Employers’ organisations pledge to improve working conditions for domestic workers in India

    21 May 2022

    All India Organisation of Employers (AIOE) and the Employers Federation of India (EFI) adopt Voluntary Pledge to promote decent work for domestic workers in India

  4. News

    Labour migration, when properly governed, is essential to the needs of enterprises and the long-term success of economies employers say in a workshop in East Africa

    21 May 2022

    The ILO Bureau for Employers’ Activities (ACT/EMP) in partnership with the East African Employers Organisation (EAEO) organised a workshop for employers from the East African Community and the Horn of Africa on better regional migration management.

  5. Press release

    New ILO report finds African workplaces have been dramatically changed by the COVID-19 pandemic

    12 May 2022

  6. News

    ILO in partnership with the Federation for Egyptian Industries (FEI) launches the 5th Cycle of the Human Resources & Gender Academy

    10 April 2022

    The ILO Bureau for Employers’ Activities (ACT/EMP) supported the development of the Human Resources and Gender Academy as a new service of the Federation of Egyptian Industries, through its Women in Business Unit (WiB) in cooperation with its Labour Affairs Unit.

  7. Audio

    Podcast: Can you really afford not to invest in diversity and inclusion?

    08 April 2022

  8. News

    "COVID-19 pandemic has brought about the most significant changes we have seen in workplaces in generations" says ACT/EMP Director Deborah France-Massin on findings from ILO report in Nigeria

    06 April 2022

    Global study commissioned by the Bureau for Employers Activities of the International Labour Organization (ACT/EMP) and the ILO Regional Office for Africa, in partnership with employer and business membership organizations (EBMOs) across Africa, to assess and understand the effects of the changes brought by the pandemic on the workplace in formal businesses and these changing dynamics in Africa.

  9. © Exchanges Photos 2023

    Diversity and inclusion in the workplace

    Greater progress on diversity and inclusion essential to rebuild productive and resilient workplaces

    06 April 2022

    High levels of diversity and inclusion in the workplace are associated with greater productivity, innovation and workforce well-being, yet too little is being done to promote them, particularly among minority groups, meaning that enterprises, workers and societies are missing out on considerable potential benefits.

  10. Productivity growth

    Alarming decline in labour productivity growth in Arab States – but policy reforms can fuel recovery

    29 March 2022

    A new report by the ILO Regional Office for Arab States analyses the main barriers to productivity growth in the region since the 1950s, and offers recommendations to raise productivity for a swift economic and employment recovery.