News and Press releases


  1. Meeting of the BRICS Ministers of Labour and Employment

    ILO Director-General: BRICS countries play a key role in tackling global world of work challenges

    27 July 2017,

    Guy Ryder has renewed the ILO’s commitment to supporting BRICS countries as they address social and economic issues.

  2. National Labour Law Symposium

    Towards compliance with International Labour Standards through Social Dialogue in Pakistan

    27 July 2017, Islamabad, Pakistan

    During the National Labour Law Symposium held from 19-20 July, participants stressed the need to strengthen social dialogue for the implementation of the core labour standards ratified by Pakistan. Participants prioritized social dialogue as a means of achieving inclusive and sustainable economic growth and decent work in Pakistan. The National Labour Law Symposium was organized by the ILO, Continuing Legal Education Institute of Pakistan (CLEIP), US Department of Commercial Law Development Program (CLDP-USA) and USAID.

  3. News

    Good Labour Practices: What’s next for the Thai fishing and seafood industry, 31 May 2017

    27 July 2017, Bangkok, Thailand

  4. News

    Opening of Field Office and World Day against Child Labour, 12 June 2017

    27 July 2017, Bangkok, Thailand

  5. News

    Opening of Stella Maris Seafarer’s Center in Samaesarn, 23 June 2017

    27 July 2017, Bangkok, Thailand

  6. News

    Skilling migrants: A triple win for government, migrant workers and employers

    26 July 2017,

    The International Labour Organization calls for collaboration and knowledge sharing among key stakeholders to ensure skills training and recognition for migrant workers.

  7. News

    ILO: Access to justice often out of reach for migrant workers in South-East Asia

    26 July 2017,

    New study finds that migrant workers lack access to fair and responsive remedies for labour rights abuses.

  8. Press release

    Workers pick up safety quiz prizes

    25 July 2017, Dhaka, Bangladesh

    A prize giving ceremony has marked the end of ‘Safe Workplaces, Go ahead Bangladesh’ radio campaign. The campaign raised awareness of basic occupational safety and health (OSH) issues and their prevention in the Bangladesh RMG sector.

  9. News

    Students as agents of change for the elimination of child domestic labour

    25 July 2017, Jakarta, Indonesia

    Students could act as agents of change for their countries. Their efforts need to be supported with suitable activities such as dialogues, discussions and knowledge sharing events.

  10. News

    ILO Director-General to attend the BRICS Labour and Employment Ministerial Meeting in China

    24 July 2017,

    Guy Ryder, the Director-General of the ILO, will be attending the third meeting of labour and employment ministers of BRICS countries from 26 to 27 July 2017.