News

June 2018

  1. 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.

  2. 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.

May 2018

  1. © 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.

  2. 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.

  3. © 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.

April 2018

  1. © 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. “Decent work for all is crucial for inclusive social and economic development” – ILO Regional Director Jaradat

    26 April 2018

    Creating immediate jobs alongside improving labour market governance lead to long-term expansion of economic opportunities for Syrian refugees and the communities that host them, said ILO Regional Director for Arab States Ruba Jaradat at the Brussels II conference on supporting Syrians and the region.

  5. ILO Director-General Guy Ryder meets Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas

    20 April 2018

    The meeting begins a three-day visit, Ryder’s first official visit to the Occupied Palestinian Territory.