News items

2022

  1. ILO to release latest Monitor on the world of work, analyzing impact of multiple crises

    17 May 2022

  2. YEAP objective: To effectively make a difference in securing a better future of work for young people by promoting a human-centred, pro-youth job rich recovery from the COVID crisis, and beyond.

    10 May 2022

  3. ILO, UNICEF and the Fijian media join hands to strengthen reporting on child safety and protection

    29 April 2022

    The ILO, together with UNICEF, held a two-day training workshop for journalists in Fiji on reporting on child abuse, neglect, exploitation, and child labour to support in ensuring safety and well-being for all children in media reporting.

  4. Second MOZMOD technical retreat in Mozambique organised with ILO's support

    25 April 2022

    The second edition of the MOZMOD technical retreat on the tax-benefit microsimulation model for Mozambique, MOZMOD, kicked off yesterday in Ponta do Ouro, Maputo Province

  5. Advocacy on social protection targets Mozambican Parliamentarians

    25 April 2022

    Between 18 and 19 April, around 45 parliamentarians from the Republic of Mozambique took part in an advocacy activity conducted by the Civil Society Platform on Social Protection with support from the European Union and the ILO. This activity had the goal of sensitizing legislators about key governmental interventions around social protection, particularly on the basic social security programmes administered by the National Institute of Social Action (INAS).

  6. Mozambique’s National Conference on Combatting the Worst Forms of Child Labour

    22 April 2022

    On Friday 22 April, Mozambique held its National Conference on Combatting the Worst Forms of Child Labour in Chimoio, Manica Province. Several high-level representatives took part in this conference, including the Minister of Labour and Social Security, Margarida Adamugy Talapa, the Governor of Manica, Francisca Domingos Tomás, and the Vice Minister of Gender, Child and Social Action, Lucas Mangrasse.

  7. First Technical Working Group meeting conducted in Amhara Regional States, Ethiopia

    08 April 2022

  8. ILO panel discussion explores gender equality and women’s empowerment in crisis settings

    22 March 2022

    Side event during the 66th session of the Commission on the Status of Women

  9. The ILO releases new guide to promote gender equality and empower women in the world of work in conflict, disaster and other fragile settings

    22 March 2022

  10. A road to building the capacity of Small and Medium Sized Enterprises in Ethiopia

    21 March 2022

  11. The ILO ProAgro Ethiopia Project organized the first regional Technical Working Group meeting in Sidama Regional State, Ethiopia

    03 March 2022

  12. Mozambique's National Institute of Social Security convenes award ceremony of journalism prize on contributory social protection

    03 March 2022

    24 February 2022 - With the support of the ILO through the ACTION/Portugal project, the National Institute of Social Security of Mozambique organized an award ceremony to recognize the work done by journalists in supporting the dissemination of high-quality information on social insurance to the public

  13. Qatar rolls out virtual reality training for labour inspectors

    01 March 2022

    In an effort to improve safety and health at work and enhance the capacity of labour inspectors, Qatar’s Ministry of Labour and the ILO designed a virtual reality training which recreates a construction site and common safety and health issues.

  14. Training of Trainers and handbook validation on Core Skills in Agro-processing in Ethiopia

    21 February 2022

  15. 2nd Dialogue between MSMEs and Government contributes to a major breakthrough

    07 February 2022

    The ILO continues to promote social dialogue between MSME’s and the Fijian Government, to collectively discuss challenges and develop solutions through policies that will enhance COVID-19 recovery, decent jobs and economic growth.

  16. ILO and development banks launch discussions on measuring the impact of investment projects on employment

    02 February 2022

2021

  1. Creative-prenures benefit from Palau market

    20 December 2021

    The initiative was technically supported and funded by the United Nations joint Informal Economies Recovery Project with the support of the Palau Chamber of Commerce.

  2. Fijian informal sector business owners and workers access social security

    16 December 2021

    The Informal Economies Recovery Project partnered with fellow UN projects - Markets for Change and REACH, to coordinate an outreach to the Rakiraki municipal market and Conua in the province of Nadroga in Fiji.

  3. Take the ILO Rapid Survey on the Impacts of COVID-19 on Work and Aspirations

    10 December 2021

    The International Labour Organization has launched a rapid survey on the impacts of COVID-19 on work and aspirations. We want to hear from you!

  4. Fiji’s western artists prepare for potential disruptions from cyclones

    10 December 2021

    ILO and UNDP are currently working with business development providers such as MSME Fiji, the Itaukei Affairs Trust Board, Green House Co-Working, Vou Fiji and the Fiji Enterprise Engine to roll out BCP training to a large cohort of MSME’s. Through the UN Informal Economies Recovery Project, similar initiatives are being implemented in Palau, Tonga and Vanuatu.