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  1. Empowerment through music: Lebanon’s choir against child labour

    04 June 2018

    Children who have a history of child labour have embarked on a musical journey led by the ILO and Lebanon’s Ministry of Labour, and have taken their talents to Lebanon’s Presidential Palace for their first ever performance.

  2. Lebanon’s choir against child labour

    04 June 2018

    Lebanon has a new children’s choir – but this is a choir with a difference. All its members have, at some point in their lives, engaged in child labour – some in its worst and most hazardous forms.

  3. Iraq completes its ratification of all ILO Fundamental Conventions

    04 June 2018

    On the sidelines of the 107th International Labour Conference, Iraq completes ratification of ILO Convention 87 on Freedom of Association and Protection of the Right to Organize.

  4. The ILO and Saudi Arabia to boost cooperation on strengthening labour market administration

    01 June 2018

    A new cooperation initiative will support the Ministry in labour market analysis, policy and capacity development.

  5. © James Emery 2018

    ILO: Unemployment in the Occupied Palestinian Territory world’s highest

    30 May 2018

    The ILO’s annual report on the situation of workers of the occupied Arab territories calls for dialogue and a joint search for solutions to bring about decent work.

  6. ILO head urges renewed spirit of tripartism to tackle world of work challenges

    28 May 2018

    International Labour Conference to address a range of issues, including workplace violence, women at work, social dialogue, application of standards and development cooperation.

  7. © S. Chakraborty/Mountain Partne 2018

    24 million jobs to open up in the green economy

    14 May 2018

    ILO flagship report estimates job losses and job creation as the world moves to a greener economy.

  8. © Carsten ten Brink 2018

    More than 60 per cent of the world’s employed population are in the informal economy

    30 April 2018

    A new ILO report shows that 2 billion people work informally, most of them in emerging and developing countries. The majority lack social protection, rights at work and decent working conditions.

  9. ILO inaugurates its first project office in Qatar

    30 April 2018

    The office will support implementation of a comprehensive technical cooperation programme on working conditions and labour rights in Qatar.

  10. Decent Work pledge for Occupied Palestinian Territory

    27 April 2018

    First visit by an ILO Director-General to the Palestinian Territory in two decades aims to consolidate cooperation between the Organization and Palestinian partners.