News items

July 2022

  1. The ITCILO invites youth to the Summer Global Youth Forum 2022

    04 July 2022

    The ITCILO, training arm of the International Labour Organization, invites undergraduate, graduate students and young professionals to participate in the Summer Global Youth Forum 2022 – an experiential learning platform bringing youth at the forefront of efforts aimed at supporting the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and achieving its Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

May 2022

  1. © Dominic Chavez / World Bank 2022

    ILO/UNICEF: Social protection contributes to reducing child labour

    18 May 2022

    A new ILO-UNICEF report calls for the closing of the social protection coverage gap that means 1.5 billion children are still unsupported by family or child cash benefits.

April 2022

  1. Free advisory package helps electronics factories enhance social dialogue and working conditions

    04 April 2022

    The Programme opens for registration until 18 April 2022.

March 2022

  1. © GMB Akash / icddr,b 2022

    Greater investment in care could create almost 300 million jobs

    07 March 2022

    Plugging existing, significant, gaps in care services could generate almost 300 million jobs and create a continuum of care that would help to alleviate poverty, encourage gender equality, and support care for children and the elderly, says new ILO report released ahead of International Women’s Day.

January 2022

  1. © KB Mpofu / ILO 2022

    ILO downgrades labour market recovery forecast for 2022

    17 January 2022

    The ILO’s World Employment and Social Outlook Trends 2022 report warns of a slow and uncertain recovery, as the pandemic continues to have a significant impact on global labour markets.

  2. New Decent Work Country Programme takes shape to guide ILO-Viet Nam cooperation

    12 January 2022

  3. Viet Nam steps up its fight against sexual harassment at work

    11 January 2022

    The Code of Conduct on sexual harassment at work is being updated while a new manual is developed to help employers address this issue.

December 2021

  1. Trainings of trainers contributes to occupational safety promotion in coffee supply chain in Lam Dong

    15 December 2021

    The events are part of the ILO’s Vision Zero Fund Project on improving safety and health in cooperation with the public and private sector in the coffee supply chain in Viet Nam.

October 2021

  1. © M.A. Hermann / MTA New York 2022

    ILO: Employment impact of the pandemic worse than expected

    27 October 2021

    Ahead of the G20 Leaders’ Summit, ILO warns on stalled global labour market recovery and significant disparities between advanced and developing economies.

  2. Viet Nam Social Security staff trained to better understand and respond to health insurance members’ needs

    18 October 2021

    To promote member-centric design and efficient implementation of social health insurance, ILO has supported training for Viet Nam Social Security staff on how to carry out satisfaction assessments and effectively meet the needs of users through customer care.

  3. ILO’s Global Flagship Programme on Building Social Protection Floors for All launches its second phase, extending support to 50 focus countries and aiming to improve the lives of 60 million people

    07 October 2021

    The ILO’s Global Flagship Programme on Building Social Protection Floors for All (SPF Flagship Programme) officially launched its second phase (2021 -2025) at its annual Development Partners meeting on 7 October 2021, announcing an extension of support to 50 focus countries and territories in advancing towards universal social protection.

September 2021

  1. Virtual workshops share COVID-19 prevention strategies and business continuity plan to support enterprises

    25 September 2021

    The events take place as Viet Nam is facing the fourth wave of the pandemic which hits many industrial parks and manufacturing clusters, affecting the lives of millions of workers.

  2. © Wayne S. Grazio 2022

    More than 4 billion people still lack any social protection, ILO report finds

    01 September 2021

    The COVID-19 pandemic has revealed and exacerbated the social protection gap between countries with high and low income levels.

August 2021

  1. New project launched to promote compliance, social dialogue in Viet Nam’s electronics sector

    18 August 2021

July 2021

  1. ILO, Vietnamese Women Union join forces to promote gender equality in social insurance and ensure social protection rights in Viet Nam

    16 July 2021

    One of the recommended policy measures is the introduction of a multi-tiered child benefit to provide support to all children in Viet Nam, while simultaneously promoting an increase in social insurance coverage.

  2. Case Studies on the Intersectional Impacts of Air Pollution on the World of Work of Vulnerable Groups including Women and Youth in Southeast Asia

    14 July 2021

  3. Contest opens for Vietnamese students on social health protection

    02 July 2021

    Participants can submit their entries until 31 July 2021.

June 2021

  1. Global labour migration increases by five million

    30 June 2021

    A new ILO report estimates that between 2017 and 2019 the number of people migrating for work internationally increased from 164 to 169 million.

  2. © M. Crozet / ILO 2022

    Global agreement reached at ILO Conference on action for COVID-19 recovery

    17 June 2021

    The International Labour Conference has adopted a Global Call to Action outlining measures to create a human-centred recovery from the pandemic and avoid the long-term scarring of economies and societies.

  3. © Alex Proimos 2022

    10 years on, domestic workers still fight for equality and decent work

    15 June 2021

    On the tenth anniversary of the adoption of the Domestic Workers’ Convention, the COVID-19 pandemic has exposed continued vulnerabilities of domestic workers in the labour market.