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October 2022

  1. Article

    Routes to success for youth through digital skills and apprenticeship

    28 October 2022

    The ILO’s digital skills training and apprenticeship programmes have provided two young Indonesians with a better opportunity for skilled jobs in animation industry.

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    346th Session of the Governing Body

    ILO Governing Body to hold autumn session

    28 October 2022

    The ILO’s new Director-General, Gilbert F. Houngbo, will present his first report to the Organization’s Governing Body meeting, which opens on October 31.

  3. Video address

    ILO Director-General message to the National Evaluation Capacities Conference

    27 October 2022

  4. The 27th Conference of the Parties of the UNFCCC

    ILO to advocate for a Just Transition at COP27

    27 October 2022

    Keeping the social dimension of climate change at the forefront of discussions will be the focus of events being organized by the International Labour Organization at the COP27 UN Climate Change Conference.

  5. Multilateral system

    ILO Director-General makes first visit to UN in New York

    26 October 2022

    During his trip to the United Nations in New York, the Director-General met UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres and chaired a preparatory meeting of the UN 2023 Water Conference.

  6. Article

    Towards SDG Target 8.7: prevention and elimination of child labour in Burkina Faso’s cotton production sector.

    25 October 2022

    Child labour is present in the garment, textile and cotton supply chain in multiple countries around the world. It is found particularly in Africa and Asia where cotton production systems are labour intensive and/or are dominated by small-holder farms.

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    Ukraine crisis

    Moldova trade unions help Ukrainian refugees to help themselves

    24 October 2022

    Nearly 90,000 refugees fleeing the war in Ukraine have chosen to stay in Moldova, where they received a warm reception from the country, as well help from Moldovan trade unions, who are supported by the ILO.

  8. Sport and migration

    Didier Drogba, ILO and FIFPRO raise awareness among young football players of the risks of emigration

    24 October 2022

    A look back at the launch of the campaign to raise awareness among young Ivorian football players of the risks of ill-prepared emigration. The campaign is being run jointly by the International Labour Organisation (ILO), Didier Drogba and his Foundation, the International Federation of Professional Footballers' Associations (FIFPRO), and former Ivorian international footballers.

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    Better Work

    Stress management programme key to ramping up labour productivity in Indonesia

    24 October 2022

    Better Work Indonesia helps managers and workers to self-diagnose and resolve problems through training among other approaches.

  10. Our impact, their voices

    Resilience and growth aided by digital tools and inspiring female friendships

    19 October 2022

    Sirintra Jittrawong is a Thai entrepreneur juggling not one, but two separate businesses. Always looking to expand her skillset and help those around her, Sirintra demonstrates the powerful role women play in their business communities.