All ILO Newsroom content

November 2023

  1. ILO-AICESIS International Conference

    Social dialogue institutions pledge to tackle inequalities in the world of work

    24 November 2023

    A two-day conference discussed the challenges of combating inequalities in national contexts and the success stories.

  2. 16 Days of Activism

    ILO Director-General Message for the elimination of gender-based violence

    24 November 2023

    The 16 Days of Activism Global Campaign to call for the elimination of gender-based violence runs annually from November 25 (International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women) to December 10 (International Human Rights Day). This year’s theme is "UNITE! Invest to prevent violence against women and girls".

  3. © G20 2023

    G20 Virtual Leaders’ Summit

    Climate change and new technologies mean double impact for workers, ILO Director-General underlines

    23 November 2023

    ILO Director-General Gilbert F. Houngbo highlighted the need to improve skills training in the face of multiple challenges in the world of work.

  4. G20 Virtual Leaders’ Summit

    ILO Director-General’s talking points to the G20 Virtual Leaders’ Summit

    22 November 2023

  5. News

    German Chancellor Scholz meets the heads of international organizations: "Cooperation based on fair rules is more important than ever"

    21 November 2023

    Key global issues discussed at meeting with German chancellor and international organizations, including the International Labour Organization.

  6. © ILO 2023

    ILO/UNIDO Working Arrangement

    ILO and UNIDO reinforce their cooperation

    21 November 2023

    An updated Working Arrangement aims to boost economic growth, decent work, resilient infrastructure and sustainable industrialization.

  7. Video

    Approach to Inclusive Market Systems (AIMS) improves income of refugees and host communities in Uganda

    21 November 2023

    The ILO under the PROSPECTS initiative launched the Sesame and Cassava Value Chain Development Project in association with a private sector partner Ag-Plutos to stimulate decent work prospects for refugees and host community members.

  8. Video

    Graduation ceremony of ILO PROSPECTS hotel management apprenticeship programme in Uganda

    20 November 2023

    In the first cohort of apprenticeship programme, 116 host and refugee community trainees graduated from the programme.

  9. © ILO 2023

    Care economy

    Childcare allows an informal, working mother to care and support her family

    20 November 2023

    This is the life journey of Siti Riyanti, a working mother of two who has been able to support her family and take care of her sons with the support of a quality, affordable childcare service.

  10. © ILO 2023


    The unseen workforce behind wastewater management

    17 November 2023

    High-income countries often take the wastewater management process for granted. Yet only 58 per cent of the world’s domestic wastewater is safely treated, with significant variation across regions. For World Toilet Day, we delve into the data to gain a better understanding of employment in the water collection, treatment and supply and sewerage industries in different country contexts.