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November 2013

  1. © Farzana Hossen / ANADOLU AGENC 2014

    Working conditions

    ILO report presents a path to sustainable growth in Bangladesh

    18 November 2013

    The new study by the ILO's Research Department presents a series of policies to achieve both economic growth and decent working conditions in Bangladesh.

  2. Labour market statistics

    ILO, Myanmar sign agreement on National Labour Force Survey

    14 November 2013

    The ILO and Myanmar team up to collect labour market statistics that will help to formulate policies on a number of critical issues for the country.

  3. Corporate Social Responsibility

    Promoting responsible investment: ILO convenes CSR Roundtable

    13 November 2013

    This year’s Roundtable will focus on how international organizations work with capital markets and policy makers to promote responsible investment, and how to encourage governments to promote good CSR practices.

  4. Press release

    ILO to launch new report on Bangladesh

    13 November 2013

    The International Labour Organization (ILO) will launch a new report Bangladesh: Seeking better employment conditions for better socioeconomic outcomes on Monday 18 November.

  5. © Philippe Lopez /AFP 2014

    Philippines - Typhoon Haiyan

    Typhoon Haiyan: Emergency employment programme to help rebuild livelihoods

    12 November 2013

    The ILO is helping put in place emergency employment programmes as part of US$ 301 million relief appeal launched by the United Nations today.

  6. 319th Governing Body of the ILO

    Interview with Luc Cortebeeck, Chair of the Workers’ Group of the ILO Governing Body

    11 November 2013

    The 319th session of the ILO Governing Body recently drew to a close in Geneva. Tackled at this session were several issues concerning the economic crisis in Europe, workers’ rights and international migration. In this interview the Chair of the Workers’ Group, Luc Cortebeeck, looks at the main points covered at this session, held in Geneva on 17-31 October 2013.

  7. © Frederic J. Brown / AFP 2014

    Migrant workers

    Ryder: Labour migration policies need urgent shift to avoid more tragedies

    08 November 2013

    “We cannot allow tragedies like the one in Lampedusa, and more recently in Malta and Niger, to become commonplace,” says ILO Director-General Guy Ryder during a high-level panel on labour migration at the ILO.

  8. © L. Blevennec 2014

    International governance

    Guy Ryder reiterates call for job-led growth at Elysée meeting

    08 November 2013

    The ILO Director-General and other leaders of international organizations have met with the French president at the Elysée Palace.

  9. Press release

    ILO meeting to tap ways for business to better prepare for ASEAN integration

    06 November 2013

    The ILO will host high-level meeting in Bali, Indonesia, 7-8 November to address the challenges facing ASEAN employers ahead of ASEAN integration in 2015, including ways that they can prepare for new regional labour market conditions and realities.

October 2013

  1. 319th Governing Body

    ILO Governing Body adopts report of the Committee on Freedom of Association

    31 October 2013

    The Committee on Freedom of Association (CFA) draws special attention to three serious and urgent country cases.

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