22 January 2014
To achieve sustainable reform in labour inspection system in Bangladesh, the International Labour Organisation (ILO) and the program “Promotion of Social and Environmental Standards in the Industry” (PSES), implemented by Deutsche Gesellschaft für internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH on behalf of the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), joined hands to develop capacity of the newly recruited labour inspectors of the Department of Inspection for Factories and Establishments (DIFE).
21 January 2014
The cooperation agreement will strengthen the partners’ capacities to foster productive employment and decent work in the Mediterranean region.
Global Employment Trends 2014
21 January 2014
Global labour markets still stalled despite slow economic recovery, according to the ILO’s Global Employment Trends 2014 report, which calls for an urgent switch to more employment-friendly policies.
14 January 2014
The International Labour Organization (ILO) is to launch its annual report "Global Employment Trends 2014" on Tuesday 21 January.
07 January 2014
Building on years of experience, the ILO is helping survivors of Super Typhoon Haiyan restore their livelihoods by supporting the government in providing emergency employment, skills training and enterprise development.
17 December 2013
An international workers’ meeting ended in Geneva on 13 December with a call for strengthening workers’ rights to reduce growing inequalities.
14 December 2013
A total of 8000 apprentices across Bangladesh recently completed skills apprenticeships under the TVET Reform Project, supported by the International Labour Organisation (ILO) and funded by the European Union (EU). Just three years ago, the number was only 98 apprentices registered under the Bureau of Manpower, Employment and Training (BMET). The Centre of Excellence for Leather has also received funding from the Swiss Development Corporation and USAID’s PRICE programme.
13 December 2013
By the end of the year, 20,000 workers and their families will have benefited from the Emergency Employment Programmes run by the Department of Labor and Employment, with the support of the International Labour Organization. The ILO’s most senior official in Asia Pacific visited Tacloban and Basey, two typhoon-hit areas to look at progress and needs on-the-ground.
12 December 2013
New ILO-led programme aims to create 5,000 new green jobs by 2017.
10 December 2013
Trade union leaders, ILO experts and scholars from around the globe will analyse the impact that high levels of income inequality are having on workers worldwide.