Press releases

April 2015

  1. Press release

    Rana Plaza commemoration highlights progress made and challenges ahead in Bangladesh ready-made garment sector

    23 April 2015

    Speakers at a commemoration event to mark the second Rana Plaza anniversary recognised the progress made towards creating a safer ready-made garment (RMG) sector for Bangladesh while stressing the need for further improvements to working conditions and worker rights in the industry.

  2. Public-private partnership

    Stora Enso and ILO sign unique partnership to promote decent work and combat child labour

    22 April 2015

  3. Decent Work and Competitiveness

    ILO meeting to discuss employment relations in retail commerce

    21 April 2015

    The ILO Global Dialogue Forum on Employment Relationships in Retail Commerce will meet on 22-23 April to examine the impact of changing employment relations on decent work and competitiveness in the sector.

  4. Press release

    ILO calls for greater social dialogue in Bangladesh RMG sector

    21 April 2015

    The International Labour Organization (ILO) has called for greater social dialogue among representatives of government, employers and workers within the Bangladesh ready-made garment sector, highlighting the gains this would bring.

  5. ILO and UAE Agreement

    ILO and UAE agree on capacity building programme for the MoL to govern its labour market and monitor working conditions

    20 April 2015

    The two-year project will improve the UAE’s capacity to govern its labour market and monitor working conditions, including those of migrant workers.

  6. Arab Labour Conference

    ILO Director-General to open Arab Labour Conference in Kuwait

    18 April 2015

    Guy Ryder to address the opening of the 42nd session of the Arab Labour Conference.

  7. Press release

    ILO Director-General to attend the 2015 Job Summit in Ghana

    09 April 2015

    The first-ever National Job Summit in Accra, Ghana will kick off on 15 April in the presence of H.E. President John Dramani Mahama, ILO Director-General Guy Ryder and Assistant Director-General and Regional Director for Africa, Aeneas Chapinga Chuma

  8. ILO Partnerships

    Members of g7+ discuss creating jobs for peace through Fragile-to-Fragile Cooperation

    09 April 2015

    ILO and Konrad Adenauer Stiftung in Brussels meeting on Fragile-to-Fragile Cooperation between countries moving into sustainable development

  9. International Labour Conference

    Media accreditation information for the 104th ILO International Labour Conference

    09 April 2015

March 2015

  1. Press release

    Lao PDR could overcome least developed country status with AEC says new report

    27 March 2015

    The ILO will host a meeting in Vientiane, Lao PDR on 25 March 2015 on ASEAN Community 2015: Managing Integration for Better Jobs and Shared Prosperity - National Policy Dialogue