News

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    Labour Statistics

    ILO launches new statistics portal

    05 November 2019

    A new ILO website provides a wealth of labour data for a range of users including labour researchers, journalists, experts who want to produce their own data, as well as the general public.

  2. Employers Organizations

    ILO in partnership with the Federation for Egyptian Industries (FEI) launches the 3rd Cycle of the Human Resources & Gender Academy

    25 October 2019

    The ILO Bureau for Employers’ Activities (ACT/EMP) supported the development of the Human Resources and Gender Academy as a new service of the Federation of Egyptian Industries, through its Women in Business Unit (WiB).

  3. Global Business Network on Forced Labour

    First Annual Meeting of the ILO Global Business Network on Forced Labour

    22 October 2019

    The ILO Global Business Network on Forced Labour, launched in June 2018 holds its first annual meeting focusing on business coordination and collaboration to eradicate forced labour and engaging smaller companies.

  4. Commission of Inquiry

    ILO Commission of Inquiry issues report on complaint against the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela

    03 October 2019

    The Commission of Inquiry set up by the ILO Governing Body to examine a complaint against the Government of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela has adopted its report.

  5. Beyond the glass ceiling

    Beyond the glass ceiling: Why businesses need women at the top

    02 October 2019

    Women are better educated and more active in the labour force than ever, and are increasingly working in managerial roles. Yet despite these gains, their representation in top positions in business still lags behind that of men.

  6. Women's empowerment

    Network of Champions: A milestone for women empowerment efforts in Public Sector Undertakings in India

    12 September 2019

    Joint efforts of ILO-SCOPE have led to formation of ‘Network of Champions’ who would play a pivotal role in promoting women’ leadership in Public Sector Undertakings in India

  7. News

    Joint call by the International Organisation of Employers (IOE) and the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) on Governments to intensify efforts to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

    09 September 2019

    ITUC and the IOE appeal to governments to increase efforts on SDGs, and particularly on SDG 8

  8. Social dialogue

    Social dialogue highlighted on the inauguration and commencement of the Somali National Tripartite Consultative Committee

    04 September 2019

    The first meeting of the ‘Somali National Tripartite Consultative Committee (SNTCC) took place in Mogadishu on Thursday 4th September 2019

  9. Employers Organizations

    New Employers Organization Department (EOD) of the Union of Myanmar Federation of New Chambers of Commerce and Industry (UMFCCI)

    28 July 2019

    With technical assistance from ILO’s Bureau for Employers' Activities (ACT/EMP), the new Department will provide services in labour and industrial relations for company members

  10. Responsible business practices

    Responsible supply chains to help agribusiness meet international expectations and SDGs

    24 July 2019

    Over 200 participants from government, civil society and non-government organisations involved in agribusiness in the Philippines will gather on 25 July to address responsible business practices, including decent work, challenges and opportunities as part of the 2019 Sustainable Agriculture Forum.