Response to the earthquake in Syria and Türkiye
ILO visits Aleppo’s damaged neighbourhoods in preparation for emergency employment scheme
16 February 2023
With parts of the Syrian city severely hit by the February 6 earthquake that struck Türkiye and Syria, the ILO is preparing to help restore livelihoods in affected communities.
Training and employment services for EIIP beneficiaries in Jordan
09 February 2023
ILO extends short-term income generation support to the most vulnerable to navigate ongoing economic challenges
09 February 2023
Prioritizes assistance to youth, persons with disabilities, and women heads of households in Sri Lanka’s Northern province through numerous targeted responses
Migrant workers' rights
New ILO initiative to help protect migrant worker wages in Malaysia
03 February 2023
Wage protections for women and men migrant workers in Malaysia a key focus of new phase of the International Labour Organization’s Migrant Workers Empowerment and Advocacy project.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Working time around the world
Flexible working hours can benefit work-life balance, businesses and productivity
06 January 2023
According to a new ILO report, 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.
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.