April 2024

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    OSH and climate change

    Climate change creates a ‘cocktail’ of serious health hazards for 70 per cent of the world’s workers, ILO report finds

    22 April 2024

    The health consequences of climate change can include cancer, cardiovascular disease, respiratory illnesses, kidney dysfunction and mental health conditions.

  2. Spring Meetings of the World Bank and the IMF

    Greater social justice is the cornerstone of a more sustained recovery, ILO tells World Bank and IMF

    19 April 2024

    In statements to the World Bank and International Monetary Fund Spring Meetings in Washington D.C., the ILO’s Director-General, Gilbert F. Houngbo, underlined "the crucial need for concerted, coordinated action at all levels" in the face of converging global crises.

  3. New ILO website

    ILO to launch new website with improved access to ILO information for all

    18 April 2024

    A new ILO website is set to provide a reinvigorated, user-friendly and more accessible digital experience to the public.

  4. Media Advisory

    New ILO report to reveal dangerous and long-lasting effects of climate change on workers’ health and safety

    16 April 2024

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    How young refugees are using skills and entrepreneurship to find independence

    16 April 2024

    For many young people finding that first job can be hard. For those who are also refugees it can seem like an insurmountable challenge. We talk to Mashimbo Rose Nafisa and Joel Amani Mafigi, two young refugees in Uganda who have overcome this problem and are now helping other young people do the same.

  6. Media advisory

    Pacific Tripartite High-Level Dialogue on Decent Work and the 2050 Strategy for the Blue Pacific Continent to take place 23-26 April 2024 in Suva, Fiji

    15 April 2024

    Organized by the International Labour Organization (ILO) and the Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat (PIFS), the event will foster a coordinated and inclusive approach to ensure decent work in the Pacific.

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    Employment creation in Moldova

    ILO Director-General launches new EU-backed project to strengthen labour market institutions in the Republic of Moldova, during first joint ILO-European Commission visit to the country

    11 April 2024

    Director-General Gilbert F. Houngbo also held high level meetings with senior officials, including the President of Moldova, the Prime Minister, the Minister of Labour and Social Protection and the ILO’s social partners.

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    Podcast series: Global challenges – Global solutions

    Addressing major labour market challenges in the world of work: What are the implications for promoting employment?

    10 April 2024

    In the world of work, a torrent of change has triggered multiple job crises raising the magnitude and complexity of employment challenges to unprecedented levels. Labour markets are reeling from disruptive mega-trends that weren’t on our radar just a decade ago. To address these challenges, we need updated national employment policies. In this podcast, ILO Employment Policy Expert Sher Verick explains.

  9. Education

    ILO discusses key recommendations to transform teaching profession

    10 April 2024

    The ILO highlighted the Recommendations of the United Nations Secretary-General’s High-level panel on the teaching profession, to be considered within national contexts to address the urgent crisis in the teaching profession and the teacher shortages facing many parts of the world.

  10. Occupational Safety and Health

    Bulgaria renews its commitment to the promotion of occupational safety and health

    10 April 2024

    Bulgaria ratifies the two fundamental Conventions Nos. 155 and 187.