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October 2022

  1. World teachers day

    The transformation of education begins with teachers

    05 October 2022

    Joint Message from Mr Gilbert F. Houngbo, Director-General, International Labour Organization, Ms Audrey Azoulay, Director-General of UNESCO, Ms Catherine Russell, Executive Director, UNICEF, Mr David Edwards, General Secretary, Education International for World Teachers’ Day.

  2. Article

    The Social and Solidarity Economy as an agent of social innovation in Africa

    03 October 2022

    An ILO research report on the contribution of SSE to social innovation in Africa is now available in English and French

  3. News

    Social justice and equality will be at the heart of my mandate, says new ILO Director-General

    03 October 2022

    As he takes up his new position, Director-General Gilbert F. Houngbo talks about his background, his priorities and his vision for the ILO and the world of work.

September 2022

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    Address by ILO Director-General Gilbert F. Houngbo during the ceremony for transfer of office

    30 September 2022

  2. Statement

    Address by ILO Director-General Guy Ryder during the ceremony for the transfer of office at the ILO

    30 September 2022

  3. Video

    ILO's financial education training brings sustainability for refugee and host led businesses in Kenya

    30 September 2022

    Hilda Thuo, Livelihoods Officer, Lutheran World Federation (LWF) and Certified Financial Education Trainer, shares how the ILO module on Financial Education has been useful for developing resilience of refugee and host community led small businesses in Kakuma, Kenya.

  4. UNGA resolution on human rights

    UN General Assembly recognizes human right to a clean, healthy, and sustainable environment

    29 September 2022

    Moustapha Kamal Gueye, Head of the ILO’s Green Jobs Unit and Tim de Meyer, Senior Adviser in the NORMES Department, explain the broader implications of the new UNGA resolution declaring a clean, healthy and sustainable environment to be a universal human right.

  5. Article

    Using technology to eliminate forced labour on the ocean

    26 September 2022

    An ILO roundtable discussion raises important questions on the use of digital innovation to fight forced labour in fishing

  6. Article

    Helping young entrepreneurs to formalize their businesses in Nigeria (summary)

    26 September 2022

    Insights from a business formalization coach

  7. Article

    Despite some improvements needed, Indonesia’s unemployment benefit helps laid-off workers during the transition period

    26 September 2022

    The ILO continues to support initiatives taken by the Indonesian government to improve its unemployment benefit programme (JKP). Two workers shared their stories participating in the JKP programme.