World Health Day
07 April 2022
The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the multiple links between public health and the environment. Sustaining environmental and health gains can therefore help prevent future pandemics and climate-related crises.
A just transition to greener economies
05 April 2022
The latest report from the UN‘s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change outlines opportunities to reduce carbon emissions and strengthens the ILO‘s call for a just transition to greener economies.
From 31 January to 4 February, Social Finance facilitated a “study tour” of Tanzanian delegates to Uganda. The study tour helped participants learn from interactions with Ugandan ministries, the central bank, the regulatory authority and different insurance companies.
24 March 2022
“Transforming the ‘take-make-waste’ of plastics economy into a circular economy will not only reduce the environmental damage but also open up new opportunities for decent work”, says the ILO’s Global Coordinator of Green Jobs Programme at the 5th session of the UN Environment Assembly.
22 March 2022
The ILO, within the framework of the France-ILO partnership, has launched a project on "The social dimension of the ecological transition" in Senegal, representing the first project under the Climate Action for Jobs Initiative.
Occupational safety and health
01 March 2022
More than 229 million construction workers may benefit from the new code, particularly in countries where construction is contributing to the post-COVID-19 recovery.
Global Forum for a Human-centred Recovery
25 February 2022
The International Labour Organization is strengthening its collaboration with several multilateral system agencies to urgently address the inequalities exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic, within and between countries.
Prize-giving ceremony of the 2021 Global Media Competition on Labour Migration at the ILO office in Madrid
24 February 2022
The ILO office in Spain organized a prize-giving ceremony to congratulate Judit Alonso Gonzalbez, Javier Sulé and Marta Saiz.
World Day of Social Justice 2022
18 February 2022
On the occasion of World Day of Social Justice 2022, ILO Director-General, Guy Ryder, says international community has a rare chance that must not be missed to shape a recovery from COVID-19 that delivers social justice for people and protects the planet we all depend on.
Informal ministerial meeting of the Ministers of Labour (EPSCO)
15 February 2022
In a video statement to the EU labour ministers of the Employment, Social Policy, Health and Consumer Affairs Council (EPSCO), ILO Director-General, Guy Ryder, addresses the “need to accelerate and to steer the transition to a greener, more sustainable, more digital economy”.