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September 2022

  1. Video

    Sustaining peace through employment and decent work

    21 September 2022

  2. ILO InfoStory

    Collective bargaining for an inclusive, sustainable and resilient recovery

    21 September 2022

    The COVID-19 crisis starkly underlined the importance of collective bargaining. Discover how collective agreements negotiated during the pandemic protected workers, safeguarded business continuity, and paved the way for a future with decent digital work.

  3. Our impact, Their voices

    New skills and a brighter future – Mohammad’s story

    20 September 2022

    The ILO is training Lebanese nationals and Syrian refugees in skills that are in demand in the labour market to improve their employment prospects.

  4. 48th Arab Labour Conference

    ILO Director-General’s address to the Arab Labour Conference 2022

    18 September 2022

    In a recorded video address, ILO Director-General Guy Ryder addresses Arab governments, workers and employers meeting in Cairo, Egypt, with a call to pursue with the ILO a shared mission of promoting social justice.

  5. International Equal Pay Day 2022

    US Pro Golfer Lizette Salas calls for gender pay equality

    16 September 2022

    Globally, women continue to be underpaid compared to men. On International Equal Pay Day, US LPGA Star Lizette Salas joins the ILO to amplify the call for equal gender pay in sports and in society.

  6. Article

    Persons with disabilities have the right for education and good quality of life: The inspiring journey of Elisa Maria da Costa

    16 September 2022

    Elisa Maria da Costa is one example of many persons with disabilities that can live life to the fullest. She shares her inspiring life journey during the ILO’s training programmes to be a living example that persons with disabilities only need to have equal opportunities in every aspect of life to realize their potentials.

  7. Video

    One in every 150 people are trapped in modern slavery

    12 September 2022

    Almost 50 million people were living in modern slavery in 2021, either forced to work against their will or in a marriage that they were forced into, according to Global Estimates of Modern Slavery, a new report from the International Labour Organization (ILO), Walk Free and the International Organization for Migration (IOM).

  8. © Falise T. / ILO 2022

    ILOSTAT blog

    New ILO database updates work-related indicators to meet latest standards

    05 September 2022

    The framework on work statistics has been widely publicized over the years, particularly to data producers and policymakers, as it was designed to improve labour market and gender analysis. Here is the ILOSTAT solution to handling the impacts of revised definitions occurring on different schedules across the globe.

  9. Labour Overview 2022

    Low growth and global crisis slow job recovery in Latin America and the Caribbean

    01 September 2022

    The regional unemployment rate reached 7.9 per cent and returned to pre-pandemic levels, but the labour outlook in the region, also affected by the impact of the war in Ukraine, may be complicated by greater informality and working poverty, says the ILO.

August 2022

  1. © Gerhard Jörén / World Bank 2022

    Skills and employment

    Big data offers new way to monitor changes in the demand and supply for skills

    31 August 2022

    A new study by the International Labour Organization finds that, with the right tools, data from online jobs platforms can provide important information about current and future demand and supply of skills in the labour market