Press releases

September 2017

  1. Decent Work and Inclusive Growth

    Social dialogue can contribute to sustainable enterprises and inclusive growth

    18 September 2017

    Heads of state and government as well as those of the ILO and the OECD will present a new publication on the business case for social dialogue between the social partners and with governments.

  2. © Asrian Mirza / ILO 2017

    Gender equality

    Powerful global coalition to boost equal pay for women at work

    18 September 2017

    New initiative will support innovative and effective equal pay policies and practices around the globe.

  3. Future of Work

    ILO to hold Conference on “The Future of Work We Want: Workers’ perspective in the Arab region” on 20-21 September

    18 September 2017

  4. Media advisory

    Alliance 8.7 to present the latest global estimates of modern slavery and child labour

    15 September 2017

  5. Youth and Employment in North Africa Conference

    ILO to host the first High-Level Conference on Youth and Employment in North Africa

    12 September 2017

  6. “1+6” Roundtable Meeting

    Promoting an open, invigorated and inclusive world economy

    12 September 2017

    The Chinese Government and international organizations, including the ILO, issue joint statement calling for mutually-beneficial economic globalization at the “1+6 Roundtable Meeting” in Beijing.

  7. Future of Work

    ILO to convene landmark event on “The Future of Work We Want: Workers’ perspective in the Europe and Central Asia” on 12-13 September

    08 September 2017

  8. World Congress on Safety and Health in Singapore

    ILO head calls for global coalition on safety and health at work

    04 September 2017

    2.78 million workers continue to die each year from work-related injuries and illnesses - 2.4 million of these deaths can be attributed to work-related diseases alone.

August 2017

  1. © Caia Image / Science Photo Lib 2017

    World Congress on Safety and Health in Singapore

    New Global Estimates on Workplace Injury and Illness

    29 August 2017

  2. © ILO/Ala’a al Sukhni 2017

    Press release

    Jordan’s first job centre for Syrian refugees opens

    21 August 2017

    Following the Jordanian government’s decision to allow Syrian refugees to obtain work permits, a new job centre has opened at the country’s largest refugee camp to help the people living there access the local labour market.