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  1. © Caia Image /Science Photo Lib. 2017

    International Women's Day

    Most women prefer to be working and the majority of men agree, ILO-Gallup report shows

    08 March 2017

    New landmark report clearly shows that concerns regarding gender equality and achieving a better work-family balance resonate around the world.

  2. News

    Decent Work Country Programme for Republic of Uzbekistan extended for 2017-2020

    28 February 2017

    ILO and Uzbekistan re-affirm their commitment to continue cooperation on further promotion of decent work principles in the country.

  3. Forced labour

    Finland joins renewed fight to end forced labour

    27 January 2017

  4. © EU 2017

    European Commission

    International labour standards should be an important reference point for the European Pillar of Social Rights

    23 January 2017

    A strong social dimension of European governance should be at the heart of the roadmap for the future of the EU and would help to reconnect with citizens.

  5. © Ingrid Taylar 2017

    Press release

    EU-wide legislation adopted to improve working conditions in the fishing sector

    19 December 2016

    On 19 December the Council of the EU formally adopted the EU Directive giving legal effect to an agreement negotiated by the European social partners to implement the ILO Work in Fishing Convention, 2007 (No. 188).

  6. Fundamental Convention

    Uzbekistan ratifies the Freedom of Association and Protection of the Right to Organize Convention, 1948 (No.87)

    16 December 2016

    Uzbekistan becomes the 154th member State of the ILO to ratify this Fundamental Convention

  7. News

    Russia's Concept for Implementation of ILO's Future of Work Initiative Discussed In Moscow

    12 December 2016

    On 12 December 2016 in Moscow, the Analytical Centre for the Government of the Russian Federation hosted an expert round-table meeting featuring a presentation of Russia's concept for the implementation of the ILO’s Future of Work Initiative.

  8. Press release

    Government of the Czech Republic signs new partnership agreement with ILO

    25 November 2016

    New agreement aims to support realization of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

  9. © Alex Proimos 2017

    New publication

    ILO study highlights shrinking middle class in Europe

    23 November 2016

    New book calls for targeted policies to stop the erosion of the middle class in the European Union.

  10. News

    Meeting with ILO Director-General Guy Ryder

    22 November 2016

    Vladimir Putin met with Director-General of the International Labour Organization Guy Ryder.