Press releases

December 2022

  1. © Ministry Environment Djibouti 2023

    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.

  2. © Archive picture 2023

    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.

  3. © Bulatovic 2023

    Press release

    Violence and harassment at work – an employers' guide

    07 December 2022

    A new publication offers practical advice to companies and employers to help them create appropriate policies and systems for issues related to violence and harassment in the workplace.

  4. #aprm2022

    ILO’s 17th Asia and the Pacific Regional Meeting opens with call for greater efforts to ensure inclusive growth

    06 December 2022

    Government, employer and worker representatives from Asia and the Pacific and the Arab States gather in Singapore to shape priorities for action to drive employment growth in both regions.

  5. © Andrey Popov 2023

    Experiences of Violence and Harassment at Work: A first global survey

    Violence and harassment at work has affected more than one in five people

    05 December 2022

    The first global survey on experiences of violence and harassment at work aims to bring a better understanding and awareness of an issue rooted in complex economic, social and cultural factors.

  6. Press release

    ILO-UNHCR policy dialogue examines access of host communities and forcibly displaced persons to Iraq’s labour market

    02 December 2022

    The event focused on ILO’s newly developed report which examines global and country level policy, legislative and regulatory frameworks, practices and gaps shaping access to the labour market and proposes recommendations that support efforts to promote decent work for refugees, IDPs and host communities in Iraq.

  7. Media Advisory

    ILO to release new report on violence and harassment in the world of work

    01 December 2022

    The International Labour Organization will publish a new report on violence and harassment at work, on Monday 5 December 2022.

November 2022

  1. © Richard Foo TH 2023

    Global Wage Report

    Rising inflation brings striking fall in real wages, ILO report finds

    30 November 2022

    Well-designed policy measures are needed urgently to prevent the deepening of existing levels of poverty, inequality and social unrest, according to the latest ILO report on global wages.

  2. #aprm2022

    17th Asia and the Pacific Regional Meeting of the International Labour Organization to take place 6-9 December in Singapore

    29 November 2022

    High-level participation to include President of Singapore H.E. Halimah Yacob, new ILO Director-General Gilbert F. Houngbo and 15 ministers from Asia, the Pacific and Arab States.

  3. APESO 2022

    Jobs in Asia and the Pacific record modest recovery while future growth prospects remain challenging

    28 November 2022

    Region’s labour market yet to get back on pre-crisis track while clear need exists to drive decent work in sectors employing the majority of workers.