Campaigns

2011

  1. 2011 World Day for Safety and Health at Work in Japan

    World Day in 2011 focused on the implementation of an Occupational Safety and Health Management System (OSHMS) as a tool for continual improvement in the prevention of workplace incidents and accidents. Marking the day, ILO Office for Japan has created a Japanese portal page listing links to relevant information including past year events of the Day, ILO 2001 Guidelines on occupational safety and health management systems and OSHMS in Japan, thematic information on occupational safety and health as well as Japanese translation of the 2011 World Day report and other related materials.

  2. World Day for Safety and Health at Work – 28 April 2011

    The 2011 World Day for Safety and Health at Work focuses on the implementation of an Occupational Safety and Health Management System (OSHMS) as a tool for continual improvement in the prevention of workplace incidents and accidents. The ILO has prepared a report to serve as a background to this theme, a poster and other promotional materials for the occasion and invites you to join us in promoting this important day.

  3. 2011 World Day for Safety and Health at Work in Zambia

    In Zambia, the World Day for Occupational Safety and Health was celebrated at both national and enterprise level.

  4. 2011 World Day for Safety and Health at Work in Malawi

    Several activities were carried out at Dwangwa Sugar Corporation and at national level in observance of the World Day for Occupational Safety and Health.

  5. 2011 World Day for Safety and Health at Work in Moldova

    The project "Improving safety and health at work through a Decent Work agenda" supported in 2011 the first celebration of the World Day for Occupational Safety and Health in Moldova.

  6. 2011 World Day for Safety and Health at Work in Ukraine

    The period before the World Day for Safety and Health at Work witnessed a number of events held in Ukraine in commemoration of the 28th of April. The events were widely covered by the media.

  7. World Water Day 2011: Water for cities

    Each year, World Water Day highlights a specific aspect of freshwater. This year UN-Water is dedicating World Water Day in 2011 to the theme of ‘Water and Urbanisation’, reflecting the importance of water in ever-growing urban populations around the world. Events around the world will spotlight the impact of rapid urban population growth, industrialization and uncertainties caused by climate change, conflicts and natural disasters on urban water systems.

  8. ILO celebrates International Women's Day

    The year 2011 marks the centenary of International Women’s Day, and the theme of the ILO’s celebrations is: "Making the crisis recovery work for women!" as we will endeavour to show the importance of including women in recovery policies after the financial crisis.

  9. Voices on Social Justice

    Voices calling for social justice continue to find new resonance at all levels of society. But what does the term actually mean? Throughout 2010, the ILO Voices on Social Justice Project posed precisely that question to a wide range of leaders, commentators, academics and activists.

2010

  1. International Day of Persons with Disabilities - 3 December 2010

    This year's theme is "Keeping the promise: Mainstreaming disability in the Millennium Development Goals towards 2015 and beyond". It aims to ensure that disability and the concerns of people with disabilities are included in the commitments to end global poverty made by the international community. The inclusion of persons with disabilities in all development activities is essential to realizing the MDGs and other development goals. This year’s Day will serve as a reminder to governments, global leaders, policy-makers and other stakeholders to keep up their efforts on behalf of disability-inclusive development.