News room

November 2023

  1. © JD Ligier / USDA 2023

    Nearly 3 million people die of work-related accidents and diseases

    26 November 2023

    The ILO also estimates that 395 million workers worldwide sustained non-fatal work injuries.

  2. © G20 2023

    Climate change and new technologies mean double impact for workers, ILO Director-General underlines

    23 November 2023

    ILO Director-General Gilbert F. Houngbo highlighted the need to improve skills training in the face of multiple challenges in the world of work.

  3. © ILO 2023

    ILO and UNIDO reinforce their cooperation

    21 November 2023

    An updated Working Arrangement aims to boost economic growth, decent work, resilient infrastructure and sustainable industrialization.

  4. Promoting Implementation of Labour Rights in Armenia Together:progress of the project discussed

    17 November 2023

    Yerevan, November 17, 2023 — А meeting of the Project Advisory Committee (PAC) for the "Promoting Implementation of Labour Rights in Armenia Together" initiative, held on November 16, showcased achievements and advancements made by the project.

  5. New ILO Research Repository showcases ILO research and expertise

    16 November 2023

    The Repository will act as a one-stop-shop for policymakers and researchers, bringing together ILO knowledge and showcasing the organization’s research and its experts’ work.

  6. © Iam Anupong 2023

    More must be done to protect seafarers and fishers’ rights says Work at Sea Conference

    16 November 2023

    The first joint seafarers high-level conference organized by the International Labour Organization (ILO) and the International Maritime Organization (IMO) acknowledged the pivotal role played by seafarers and fishers in future global development.

  7. ILO refers dispute on the right to strike to the International Court of Justice

    11 November 2023

    The decision to refer Convention No. 87 to the International Court of Justice comes after a special session of the International Labour Organization’s Governing Body.

  8. © ILO 2023

    ILO Governing Body closes; key decisions include endorsement of Global Coalition for Social Justice

    10 November 2023

    The 349th session of the ILO’s Governing Body discussed a broad range of issues affecting the future of the world of work, including endorsing a proposal for a Global Coalition for Social Justice.

  9. Training-of-trainers course for labour inspectors in Armenia

    09 November 2023

    Tsakhkadzor, Armenia - November 8-9, 2023 – The final phase of the Training-of-Trainers (ToT) course for labour inspectors of the Health and Labour Inspection Body (HLIB) of the Republic of Armenia was held on 8-9 November 2023.

  10. © ILO 2023

    Working under the sun causes 1-in-3 deaths from non-melanoma skin cancer, say WHO and ILO

    08 November 2023

    New research has found that exposure to ultraviolet solar radiation is a major cause of work-related cancer deaths globally, and more needs to be done on prevention and mitigation.