06 April 2022
A strong and positive occupational safety and health culture is vital built on inclusion. However, women especially in rural sectors are often left out. Developmental approaches to promoting occupational safety and health, enhancing access to training and other technical advisory services, and increasing women’s participation can help improve safety and health in the rural sectors and communities.
05 April 2022
The Report of the Inter-agency Working Group on Cluster 2 reflects inputs received from UN system partners and is based on numerous consultations convened over the past year including with governments, NGOs and civil society organizations, youth, trade unions, and business and employer organizations.
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.
24 March 2022
Closing CSW 66, ILO Office to the United Nations released a campaign video highlighting the UN Member States who engaged in their Convention 190 campaign during the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence (2021).
01 March 2022
Almost two million people are recruited every year for the annual cotton harvest in Uzbekistan. The country has succeeded in eradicating systemic forced labour and systemic child labour during the 2021 cotton production cycle, according to new ILO findings.
21 February 2022
The commemorative event for the 2022 World Day of Social Justice was convened by the Permanent Mission of the Kyrgyz Republic to the UN, the United Nations Development Programme, and the International Labour Organization (ILO) with the theme, “Achieving Social Justice through Formal Employment.”
29 November 2021
The 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence is an annual international campaign that kicks off on 25 November, the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, and runs until 10 December, Human Rights Day.
11 November 2021
It wasn’t until he was an adult that Bryan Parras made the connection between his asthma and the polluted air in Houston Texas, where he grew up. This realization has shaped his work today as an environmental justice advocate.
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.
07 October 2021
Secretary-General António Guterres convened a high-level meeting on jobs and social protection for poverty eradication under the aegis of the Financing for Development in the Era of COVID19 and Beyond Initiative (FfDI), supported by the ILO, during the United Nations General Assembly 76th session on September 28
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.
21 September 2021
A human-centred recovery from the COVID-19 crisis on the ILO agenda at the 76th UN General Assembly in New York.
12 July 2021
High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development Report
05 May 2021
Qatar, Philippines and ILO showcase digital wage payment solutions for decent work, at UN STI Forum
03 May 2021
SDG Target 8.7 commits member States “to take immediate and effective measures to eradicate forced labour, end modern slavery and human trafficking and secure the prohibition and elimination of the worst forms of child labour, including recruitment and use of child soldiers, and by 2025 end child labour in all its forms.
07 April 2021
06 April 2021
On the World Day of Social Justice, governments and UN leaders call for decent work on digital labour platforms
23 February 2021
10 February 2021
Side Event: ILO in collaboration with the Government of Switzerland
12 December 2020
UN leaders call for policies to support LDCs’ future of work