News

October 2022

  1. © AFP 2022

    Ukraine crisis

    ILO and ELA joined forces to reduce the risks of undeclared work, labour exploitation and trafficking in persons fleeing the war in Ukraine

    04 October 2022

    The workshop organised by the International Labour Organization (ILO) and the European Labour Authority (ELA) resulted in recommendations to EU and other European countries, including Ukraine and Moldova, on how to respond to the risks of trafficking in human beings, forced labour and undeclared work of the persons fleeing the war in Ukraine.

September 2022

  1. UN General Assembly

    Prime Minister of Belgium addresses high-level event on the Global Accelerator on Jobs and Social Protection for Just Transitions

    23 September 2022

    At an event during the UN General Assembly, Belgium’s Prime Minister underlined the need for a rapid transition to a greener and more digital economy, and expressed his full support to the Global Accelerator initiative.

  2. EESC Plenary session

    ILO joins EESC Plenary debate on achieving decent work worldwide

    22 September 2022

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    News

    Trade can generate more and better jobs in Southern Mediterranean countries

    20 September 2022

    An ILO report assesses the impact of trade growth and economic development of Southern Mediterranean countries on the quality of jobs in the region, with a particular focus on women and youth, and on SMEs in the region.

  4. © Wayne S. Grazio 2022

    Interview

    How can Unions contribute to the achievement of universal social protection?

    14 September 2022

    The ILO's Bureau for Workers' Activities (ACTRAV) launched a new resource package on social protection to assist workers and their organizations. Ursula Kulke, Senior Social Protection Specialist, explains the objectives of this resource package and the role of Unions to achieve universal social protection.

  5. © Trafficking in Persons Office 2022

    Modern slavery

    50 million people worldwide in modern slavery

    12 September 2022

    Latest estimates show that forced labour and forced marriage have increased significantly in the last five years, according to the International Labour Organization, Walk Free and the International Organization for Migration.

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    Uzbekistan

    ILO addresses business conference on GSP+ and the opportunities in the Uzbek textile sector

    01 September 2022

    At a business conference for textile companies from Uzbekistan, the ILO welcomed the progress achieved by the tripartite constituents and reflected on the continued work of the ILO and the Uzbek constituents.

August 2022

  1. © K. Ozvardar / ILO 2022

    Global Employment Trends for Youth

    Recovery in youth employment is still lagging, says ILO

    11 August 2022

    A new report, issued ahead of International Youth Day, shows large regional differences in young people's prospects in the labour market.

July 2022

  1. © Omri Silver 2022

    Child labour and human trafficking

    Top DJ duo NERVO debut song to raise awareness of child labour and human trafficking

    26 July 2022

    Ahead of World Day Against Human Trafficking, top-ranked female DJ duo NERVO have teamed up with the children’s charity Hopeland and the International Labour Organization to urge action on child vulnerability, child labour and human trafficking.

  2. News

    How to integrate employment into trade and investment policies?

    21 July 2022

    Launch of the METI Programme in Egypt and first meeting of the Policy Working Group (PWG)