Press releases

March 2014

  1. 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.

  2. © 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

  2. © ILO/Hoa Tran 2015

    Maritime Labour Convention

    ILO body adopts new minimum monthly wage for seafarers

    28 February 2014

    The mechanism is the only one in the ILO for setting the basic wage for any industry.

  3. Press release

    Tanzania launches an action plan to promote decent work for domestic workers

    27 February 2014

  4. Africa

    Unions in Africa pushing the ILO’s Decent Work and social justice agenda

    24 February 2014

    African trade unions need to mobilize to promote the ILO’s Decent Work and social justice agenda, participants said at a regional trade union conference in Nairobi.

  5. © Scott Wallace / World Bank 2015

    Press release

    ILO Director-General Guy Ryder to open Arab Forum for Development and Employment

    21 February 2014

  6. © iStockphoto 2015

    Press release

    Fighting human trafficking means fighting poverty, unemployment and inequality says the ILO and OSCE

    20 February 2014

  7. Press release

    Union registrations rise sharply in Bangladesh garment sector: New labour laws pave way to improve conditions, workers’ rights

    20 February 2014

    The 30 labour officials examined recent changes to labour laws in Bangladesh, which will promote workers’ rights, and facilitate the registration of new trade unions.

  8. Youth employment

    ILO promotes South-South cooperation on youth employment in the Arab region

    14 February 2014

    The first ever-regional South-South Development Expo for the Arab States in Doha, Qatar (18-20 February) provides a platform to exchange successful experiences in the fight against youth unemployment in the Global South.