Press releases

February 2023

  1. Gender equality and disability inclusion

    EIIP Workshop on the Labor-Intensive Project with Municipalities in Jordan

    02 February 2023

    In preparation of phase VI Employment Intensive Investment Program EIIP, ILO in Jordan in coordination with Ministry of Local Administration MOLA organised a Orientation workshop for 31 municipalities. The Project funded by the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) through German Development Bank (KfW) will create 112,500 paid decent work-days for 1,250 Jordanians and Syrians in the northern and middle municipalities in Jordan.

January 2023

  1. Press release

    ILO, JCC and partners discuss amendments to cooperative legislation in the country

    27 January 2023

    The proposed modifications to the country’s cooperative law are meant to eventually lead to revised legislation, paving the way for an autonomous, inclusive and self-reliant cooperative movement in Jordan.

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    WESO Trends 2023

    Economic slowdown likely to force workers to accept lower quality jobs

    16 January 2023

    Faltering global employment growth and the pressure on decent working conditions risk undermining social justice, according to the ILO’s World Employment and Social Outlook: Trends 2023 report.

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    Media Advisory

    ILO to release new analysis of global labour markets and social trends

    10 January 2023

    The ILO will publish a new edition of its "World Employment and Social Outlook: Trends 2023", which looks at the impact of economic slowdown on the global labour market.

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    Working time arrangements

    Flexible working hours can benefit work-life balance, businesses and productivity

    06 January 2023

    Innovative working time arrangements, such as those introduced during the COVID-19 crisis, can bring benefits for economies, businesses and workers, including greater productivity and improved work-life balance.

  5. Child labour

    Rapid assessment of child labour in auto mechanic workshops

    04 January 2023

    Stakeholders’ Validation Workshop: Pakistan discussed new findings from a rapid assessment on child labour in auto mechanic repair.

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    Media Advisory

    ILO to release report on working time, working hours and work-life balance

    04 January 2023

December 2022

  1. #aprm2022

    17th Asia and the Pacific Regional Meeting concludes with launch of ‘Singapore Statement’

    09 December 2022

    Statement identifies priorities to tackle wide range of existing and new employment challenges facing Asia, the Pacific and Arab States.

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    Decent Work in Nature-based Solutions

    Nature-based Solutions can generate 20 million new jobs, but ‘just transition’ policies are needed

    08 December 2022

    Rural employment would increase significantly if investments are made in policies that harness nature, while ensuring human well-being.

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    Human rights

    ILO calls for the unconditional release of Thet Hnin Aung, General Secretary of the Myanmar Industries Craft and Services Trade Union Federation

    08 December 2022

    ILO Director-General Gilbert F. Houngbo, calls for immediate release of imprisoned trade unionist and all others arbitrarily detained since military takeover.