Press releases

January 2024

  1. © Village Focus International 2024

    Labour migration

    Essential contribution of Lao migrant workers recognized on International Migrants Day

    18 January 2024

    The Ministry of Labour and Social Welfare and International Labour Organization celebrate the important role of Lao migrant workers in advancing development of the Lao People’s Democratic Republic.

  2. Press release

    Joint commitment to inclusive employment for people with disabilities

    17 January 2024

    The ILO Country Office for China and Mongolia and the Hangzhou Disabled Persons Federation (Hangzhou DPF) solidified their commitment to inclusive employment and decent work for people with disabilities, by signing of a Memorandum of Understanding on 16 January.

  3. Press release

    New Director for ILO Country Office for Sri Lanka and the Maldives appointed

    16 January 2024

    Ms Joni Simpson assumes duties on 15 January 2024.

  4. Press release

    ILO submits dossier related to the right to strike dispute to the International Court of Justice

    14 January 2024

  5. © Anne-Gaëlle Rico 2024

    WESO Trends 2024

    Global unemployment rate set to increase in 2024 while growing social inequalities raise concerns, says ILO report

    10 January 2024

    Joblessness and the jobs gap have both fallen below pre-pandemic levels but global unemployment will rise in 2024, and growing inequalities and stagnant productivity are causes for concern, according to the ILO’s World Employment and Social Outlook: Trends 2024 report.

  6. Media Advisory

    ILO to release latest World Employment and Social Outlook: Trends 2024

    04 January 2024

December 2023

  1. Employment promotion and South-South cooperation

    ILO provides capacity building training to strengthen public employment services in Indonesia

    19 December 2023

    The ILO in collaboration with Binapenta, Ministry of Manpower Indonesia, organized an in-person training of trainers on public employment services counselling.

  2. International Journal of Labour Research

    Workers’ organizations must play key role in developing effective and sustainable social contract

    15 December 2023

    The 2023 edition of the International Journal of Labour Research aims to stimulate reflection on what a new social contract might address and more specifically the role of workers’ organizations in engaging in this debate within the multilateral system and at national level.

  3. International Migrants Day

    Winners of 2023 ILO Global Media Competition on Labour Migration announced

    14 December 2023

    The winning entries are examples of balanced and ethical reporting on migrant workers and labour migration that also help to address stereotypes and misconceptions.

  4. Press release

    Ethiopia’s 100th anniversary of ILO membership celebrated

    04 December 2023

    Ethiopia’s 100th anniversary of International Labour Organization (ILO) membership celebrated with a National Labour Conference in Addis Ababa.