ILO marks third anniversary of Myanmar military takeover with call for the release of trade union leaders and all those unjustly detained
01 February 2024
Deep concern expressed at continual erosion of civic space and trade union rights in the country.
15 December 2023
The 2023 edition of the International Journal of Labour Research aims to stimulate reflection on what a new social contract might address and more specifically the role of workers’ organizations in engaging in this debate within the multilateral system and at national level.
08 December 2023
The Multi-regional Trade Union Dialogue and Cooperation meeting focused on evaluating the progress made since the signing of the 2018 Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) and planning for the implementation of the renewed MOU signed in June 2023.
21 September 2023
In September 2023, the ILO's Bureau for Workers' Activities (ACTRAV) organized a global symposium on workers' education, uniting union leaders, academics, activists and other partners. They analysed the current state of workers' education and devised strategies to adapt to a changing work landscape. Here the key takeaways from this symposium.
19 September 2023
As the largest membership based civil society organization in the world and a crucial constituent of the International Labour Organization, workers ‘organizations gain their strength and influence through effective education and support of their members. However, issues such as climate change and demographic shifts, new technologies, digitalisation, growing inequalities, and geopolitical tensions are jeopardising attempts to achieve social justice and decent work for all. Facing these challenges, what is the future of workers’ education?
28 July 2023
Formulating skills partnerships for Labour migration in the East and Horn of Africa region (EHoA)
27 July 2023
ILO Biometric readers and IT equipment handover ceremony to the MoLS
26 July 2023
Migrant workers who lack proper information usually end up extending their stay, despite their visas having expired, putting them in danger of being classified as irregular/undocumented migrants. Migrants are even more vulnerable in such situations and face numerous challenges, including labour rights violations, abuses, and exploitation.
Bridging Perspectives and Building Solutions: Towards Inclusive Labour Migration in East & Horn of Africa
21 July 2023
"Opportunities and challenges on Labour Migration: An Experience-Sharing Forum among East African Countries"
18 July 2023
Fair recruitment, international labour standards (ILS), union-to-union agreements, and monitoring and reporting