May 2023

  1. © ETUC 2023

    15th ETUC Congress

    Statement by ILO Director-General to European Trade Union Confederation

    24 May 2023

    ILO Director-General Gilbert F. Houngbo highlighted the urgent need for a Global Coalition for Social Justice and the critical role of the European Trade Unions in championing workers' rights, addressing inequalities, and promoting decent work amidst global crisis and technological transformations.

  2. Ship to Shore Rights

    EU and ILO reaffirm commitment to decent work for Lao workers at home and abroad

    19 May 2023

    The European Union (EU), the Minister of Labour and Social Welfare (MoLSW), and the International Labour Organization conduct field visit to projects advancing decent work for Lao workers, including women and men migrant workers.

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    ILO and European Commission agree new employment research to advance social justice

    18 May 2023

    The research aims to fill policy gaps and better communicate findings to policymakers and other stakeholders.

  4. News

    ILO discusses road to decent work for domestic workers

    16 May 2023

    At the EFFAT General Assembly of the domestic work sector, the ILO underlined the importance of sufficient coverage and the need to address implementation gaps to ensure the protection of domestic workers.

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    ILO joins informal meeting of EU Ministers of Employment and Social Policy on mismatch between skills and jobs

    04 May 2023

    At the Informal meeting of the EU Ministers of Employment and Social Policy (EPSCO), Heinz Koller, ILO Assistant Director-General, underlined the importance of adapting skills policies to anticipate skills needs for future green jobs.

  6. © John Hulme 2023

    Ship to Shore Rights

    Access to justice expanded for migrant fishing and seafood processing workers in Cambodia

    01 May 2023

    The International Labour Organization (ILO) delivers training to key stakeholders on resolution of migrant workers' grievances in Banteay Meanchey, Koh Kong and Pursat provinces.

April 2023

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    ILO highlights importance of skills development and occupational safety and health in the Renovation Wave for Europe

    24 April 2023

    At an event in Brussels, the ILO underlined the need for action to boost skills development to advance the just transition in the construction sector in Europe.

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    EU and several of its Member States confirm support for Global Accelerator

    18 April 2023

    At a High-level Dialogue in New York, the EU and the governments of Belgium, Germany, Portugal and Spain, expressed their commitment to the Global Accelerator on Jobs and Social Protection for Just Transitions.

  3. News

    Event: Decent Work in Global Supply Chains

    14 April 2023

    The event took place on Monday 17 April 2023 from 13:00 to 17:00 CET and was hosted by the Social and Economic Council (SER) in The Hague, the Netherlands.

March 2023

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    ILO exchanges views on implementation of international labour standards in Southeast Asia at the European Parliament

    23 March 2023

    Addressing the European Parliament, the ILO shared some of the key developments on the application of international labour standards in ASEAN, and reflected on the challenges that remain for countries in the region.