01 February 2016
An ILO programme builds trust and improves working conditions through dialogue and workplace consultation. Businesses benefit as a result.
Oil and gas industry
29 January 2016
A tripartite meeting considered the special circumstances influencing OSH for the oil and gas industry in the northern hemispheres coldest regions.
14 January 2016
An ILO training initiative gives a group of unemployed men from fishing families in the Gaza Strip a chance to learn new skills and increase their chances of employment in Gaza’s sea fishing sector, which is beset by severe restrictions on movement and trade.
08 January 2016
An ILO project prioritizes education as the main instrument to eliminate child labour in the country’s seasonal agriculture. So far, more than 1,200 children have benefitted from the project.
International Migrants Day
18 December 2015
The ILO estimates that there are more than 150 million migrant workers in today’s world. Climate change may increase this number in the coming years, raising the need for improved migration management as exemplified by the small Pacific island nation Kiribati.
Climate and decent work solutions
09 December 2015
As world leaders meet in Paris to advance climate and decent work agendas, an ILO project has created much-needed jobs for Albanian youth – while cleaning polluted lakes and rehabilitating degraded agricultural land.
01 December 2015
As world leaders discuss climate change in Paris, the ILO is helping Vanuatu to rebuild stronger and greener to better prepare for future storms.
Stories of change: Zambia
30 November 2015
Faced with unemployment, inequality and poverty, as well as a housing backlog and environmental challenges, the government of Zambia has launched a Green Jobs Programme in the construction sector.
Paris climate conference
27 November 2015
As the Paris Climate Conference gets under way, ILO News spoke to Ambassador Elisabeth Laurin, France’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations Office in Geneva and to International Organizations in Switzerland. She talks about France’s vision on the green economy and the role the ILO and social partners can play.
24 November 2015
An international Conference on Labour Exploitation in the Fishing Sector in the Atlantic Region will discuss forced labour and human trafficking in the fishing industry on 25-26 November in Oslo, Norway. ILO News spoke with Rebecca Surtees, conference panelist and Senior Researcher at NEXUS Institute*, United States, about possible remedies to labour exploitation in the industry.