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08 June 2022
International Labour Conference to host major summit on the world of work response to food, energy and financial crises.
24 May 2022
Coal is the most carbon-intensive fossil fuel, and its rapid phasing out is essential to limit global warming to 1.5°C. A new ILO report highlights need for ‘Just transition hotspots’ to ensure human-centred transition away from coal in Indonesia, the Philippines and Viet Nam.
17 May 2022
A new deal with the ILO and DOLE aims to boost over 30,000 workers’ productivity in COVID-19 and typhoon-hit areas with the support of the Government of Japan.
05 May 2022
Collective bargaining played a crucial role during the pandemic and can provide an effective means for employers and workers to tackle the new challenges that are shaking up the world of work.
‘Out of sight, out of mind’ attitude hampering COVID recovery for fishers and seafood processors in South-East Asia
19 April 2022
New ILO-Cornell brief finds that exclusion from pandemic relief measures and social protection schemes hits migrant fisheries workers hard.
04 April 2022
A dialogue on gender equality and labour standards highlighted the need to strengthen efforts to promote rights at work and improve working conditions for women through social dialogue to ensure compliance with general labour standards, including occupational safety and health, and access to social protection and other existing programmes and services.
New guide offers insights to business on employing people with disability in the Asia-Pacific region
30 March 2022
Updated ILO resource aims to help companies looking to provide accessible and supportive workplaces.
25 March 2022
The ILO Governing Body has elected Gilbert F. Houngbo as the Organization’s 11th Director-General, who will take office in October 2022.
ILO and DOLE spearhead stakeholders’ consultation on the new Department of Migrant Workers (DMW) in the Philippines, in collaboration with IOM, UN Women and UN Migration Network
03 March 2022
The consultation series is supported by the joint ILO-UN Women Safe and Fair Programme, the IOM-ILO-UN Women BRIDGE Programme, and the UN Migration Network in the Philippines.
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.
22 February 2022
The Global Forum for a Human-centred Recovery, organized by the International Labour Organization, opened with a plea by the ILO Director-General for the international community to take action to address the ‘dangerous inequalities’ exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic within and among countries.
18 February 2022
Concrete actions to be put forward for a human-centred pandemic recovery.
15 February 2022
The ILO and ECOP bring together businesses in rural sectors of agriculture, fishing and mining to promote compliance on labour standards, occupational safety and health (OSH) and gender equality.
ILO releases the 2022 report of the Committee of Experts on the Application of Conventions and Recommendations
10 February 2022
14 January 2022
One month since Super Typhoon Odette (Rai) hit the Philippines, a new ILO assessment reveals nearly 2.2 million workers have been directly affected.
11 January 2022
The ILO will publish a new edition of its "World Employment and Social Outlook: Trends 2022" (WESO Trends), which looks at the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on the global labour market, as it enters its third year.
18 November 2021
Asia–Pacific tourism industry left reeling from job losses, deterioration in work quality and shifts towards increased informality.
28 September 2021
Deeply diverging recoveries threaten to undermine trust and solidarity and make the world more vulnerable to future crises, including climate change. In response the UN and ILO have established a ‘Global Accelerator’ to help ensure global financing to create 400 million jobs and extend social protection to 4 billion people currently without coverage.
17 September 2021
The first WHO/ILO global estimates on disease and injury in the workplace outline the level of preventable premature deaths due to exposure to work-related health risks.
13 August 2021
Upward trend in COVID-19 cases and slow vaccine roll out likely to prolong the labour market crisis and hamper recovery.