1. Press release

    New Director-General of the International Labour Organization elected

    25 March 2022

    The ILO Governing Body has elected Gilbert F. Houngbo as the Organization’s 11th Director-General, who will take office in October 2022.

  2. News

    ILO/IOE Regional Conference of Employer and Business Membership Organizations (EBMOs) in Asia and the Pacific

    24 March 2022

    Towards greater resilience, innovation and value: Strategic and innovative approaches to organizational development and management of EBMOs.

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    ILO Governing Body adopts resolution on Russian Federation’s aggression against Ukraine

    24 March 2022

    A resolution passed by the Governing Body of the International Labour Organization calls on the Russian Federation to ‘immediately and unconditionally cease its aggression’.

  4. Media advisory

    ILO Governing Body to elect next Director-General

    14 March 2022

  5. News

    New strategic plan set to revitalize the Federation of Yemen Chambers of Commerce and Industry

    10 March 2022

    The ILO has played a key role in revitalizing an important institution for peace and reconstruction in the conflict-afflicted country

  6. © Aurel Obreja / UN Women 2023


    ILO Director-General condemns the aggression of the Russian Federation against Ukraine

    03 March 2022

    "The ILO’s duty is to stand in solidarity with the government, workers, and employers of Ukraine and to join with the rest of the United Nations system in providing all possible assistance to them," says the ILO Director-General.

  7. News

    Federation for Egyptian Industries (FEI) in partnership with the ILO organizes first Internship Day for young Science, Technology, Engineering and Math graduates in Egypt

    03 March 2022

    The Federation of Egyptian Industries and the ILO cooperate to avail young graduates the opportunity for internships in industry, with the end aim of employment.

  8. Occupational safety and health

    ILO adopts a revised code of practice on safety and health in construction

    01 March 2022

    More than 229 million construction workers may benefit from the new code, particularly in countries where construction is contributing to the post-COVID-19 recovery.

  9. © M. Crozet / ILO 2023

    Global Forum for a Human-centred Recovery

    ILO Global Forum concludes with renewed commitments to a recovery that puts people first

    25 February 2022

    The International Labour Organization is strengthening its collaboration with several multilateral system agencies to urgently address the inequalities exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic, within and between countries.

  10. Press release

    A new partnership to boost productivity and employment of small and medium enterprises in the agro-food sector

    21 February 2022

    The ILO and the Jordan Chamber of Industry have partnered in an initiative, supported by the Government of the Netherlands, to enhance the productivity and resilience of agro-food SMEs employing or serving refugees and host community members.