Press releases

March 2014

  1. Press release

    Norway funds effort to strengthen labour rights, occupational health and safety in Bangladesh

    16 March 2014

    "Decent Work and fair globalization are important and related objectives on the Norwegian Government’s agenda. Everybody must enjoy basic workers’ rights, work in an environment where standards are respected, and receive their share of the wealth created,” stated H. E. Ms Merete Lundemo, Ambassador of Norway to Bangladesh.

  2. Microinsurance

    New ILO Report highlights growing value and viability of microinsurance

    14 March 2014

  3. Livelihood recovery

    Japanese Government donates US$3 million to help Typhoon Haiyan victims

    13 March 2014

    The Japanese Government is to fund a US$3,000,000 project to help the victims of Typhoon Haiyan rebuild their livelihoods.

  4. Public private partnership

    Event at ILO highlights business initiatives to tackle child labour

    12 March 2014

  5. Youth employment

    Symposium looks at “what works” to improve youth employment outcomes

    06 March 2014

    The ILO is holding a symposium from March 6-8 in Doha to discuss best practices and ideas to boost youth employment and productivity in the Middle East and North Africa.

  6. Philippines

    TESDA, ILO aid typhoon survivors with training and tools

    06 March 2014

    The Technical Education and Skills Development Authority and the ILO signed a partnership agreement to help thousands of people affected by Haiyan through skills training, decent work and sustainable livelihoods.

  7. Partnership for Action on Green Economy

    Global green economy partnership calls for new economic paradigm

    05 March 2014

    Fundamental Shift in Investment Needed to Green Jobs, Industry and Trade.

  8. Event

    ILO to mark International Women’s Day with a panel discussion on women at work

    04 March 2014

    The ILO will be holding a panel discussion on women at work on the eve (7 March) of International Women’s Day.

  9. © UN Photo/Eskinder Debebe 2015

    Partnership for Action on Green Economy

    New UN-led global partnership to help green 30 national economies by 2020

    04 March 2014

    Donors provide over US $11 million in support of country-level action front runners showcase economic and social benefits of transformation.

February 2014

  1. © Georges Gobet / AFP 2015

    Labour policies

    Guy Ryder: “The European Social Model is key to overcome the crisis”

    28 February 2014