10 October 2017
ILO and UAE launch comprehensive capacity building programme for labour inspectors.
09 October 2017
Investing in workers and innovation, and boosting trade and social dialogue are key to stemming rising global unemployment, the latest edition of the ILO's flagship report shows.
10 August 2017
The visa sponsorship system governs millions of migrant workers in the Middle East. Workers are tied to one sponsor or kafeel. In most countries the sponsor controls most aspects of their lives. This video – presented by the ILO FAIRWAY project and Migrant-Rights.Org – explores how the unequal relationship between sponsor and migrant worker can be addressed, and asks what are the added benefits.
03 August 2017
The recently launched report “World Employment and Social Outlook – Trends for Women 2017” takes stock of the barriers women face when looking for decent work.
Statements and speeches
Indigenous women’s voice and empowerment more important than ever to ensure a better future of work for all
08 August 2017
Ten years since the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples was adopted, the international community renews its commitment to promote the empowerment and voice of indigenous women.
01 July 2017
"Let us draw on the strengths of cooperatives as we pool efforts to implement the 2030 Agenda and make sure that no one is left behind," says ILO Director-General Guy Ryder.
Articles and features
11 October 2017
The conflict in Yemen has robbed millions of people of their livelihoods, particularly in rural areas. A joint ILO-UNDP programme helps vulnerable youth set up their own business.
25 August 2017
Joint ILO-IFC programme promotes innovative approach to improve industrial relations in the global garment industry.