All ILO Newsroom content

March 2023

  1. LDC5 Conference in Qatar

    ILO Director-General says more investment needed for least-developed countries

    07 March 2023

  2. Our impact, their voices

    The journey of Samar, female entrepreneur in Iraq

    07 March 2023

    Following years of displacement and uncertainty, Samar from Mosul has set up a business making and selling sweets and pastries. She talks about her journey of becoming a successful entrepreneur, with the support of an ILO financial inclusion initiative providing entrepreneurs with trainings and loans to start or expand their businesses.

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    Employment-related gender gaps greater than previously thought, ILO report finds

    06 March 2023

    A new indicator developed by the International Labour Organization finds that women’s access to employment, working conditions and labour income gap have barely improved in the past two decades.

  4. Photo-gallery

    A journey through Yemen’s labour market

    05 March 2023

    A new collection of ILO photos captures Yemeni workers and employers at work, demonstrating their struggles, perseverance and optimism for a better future.

  5. Article

    International Women’s Day 2023: Embracing Gender Equality at the ILO

    03 March 2023

  6. Video

    ILO set to implement emergency employment scheme in earthquake-damaged neighbourhoods in Aleppo, Syria

    03 March 2023

    A team of ILO engineers conducted an assessment in the Syrian city of Aleppo, parts of which were severely damaged by the earthquake that struck Türkiye and Syria, to identify priorities under an emergency employment scheme to help restore livelihoods and rehabilitate destroyed infrastructure.

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    UN Conference on the Least Developed Countries

    ILO welcomes renewed commitments to support recovery and sustainable development in Least Developed Countries

    03 March 2023

    Despite the challenges facing Least Developed Countries, there are reasons for optimism, an ILO report on present and future work in the LDCs finds.

  8. © Better Work 2023

    Better Work

    A responsible transition to digital wages: A timely step for Cambodia

    02 March 2023

    Soriya is a worker in one of the garment factories receiving services from Better Factories Cambodia that has recently transitioned to digital wages. For many garment workers, adapting to this new way of receiving wages has been challenging.

February 2023

  1. © J. Aliling / ILO 2023

    Care economy

    ILO stresses the need for transformative care economy policies with decent employment opportunities for domestic workers

    28 February 2023

    An Ibero-American symposium in Cartagena aims to identify challenges and opportunities for policy makers. The ILO Director-General joined Ministers of Labour from Latin America and Spain for Tuesday's virtual opening session.

  2. Statement

    Joint statement by the ILO Committee of Experts on the Application of Conventions and Recommendations and UN Human Rights Treaty Bodies Chairpersons

    24 February 2023