Press releases

May 2015

  1. Child labour

    ECLT Foundation and ILO sign agreement to combat child labour in tobacco

    26 May 2015

    Agreement to develop global guidance on hazardous child labour and occupational safety and health in tobacco growing, and to support stronger social dialogue in three of the countries where ECLT operates projects: Malawi, the United Republic of Tanzania, and Uganda.

  2. 104th International Labour Conference

    Annual ILO Conference to address the future of work, the informal economy and other key issues

    26 May 2015

  3. Forthcoming

    ILO to publish the World Employment and Social Outlook 2015

    12 May 2015

  4. South-south cooperation

    ILO and Brazil to promote decent work in cotton-producing countries in Africa and Latin America

    04 May 2015

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.