Press releases

January 2020

  1. Media advisory

    New report assesses situation of world’s indigenous and tribal peoples

    29 January 2020

  2. © ILO 2020

    Media advisory

    ILO to launch new report on global employment and social trends

    13 January 2020

  3. Press release

    State of Qatar, Sweden and International Labour Organization to cooperate on labour issues

    09 January 2020

    MoU to see collaboration in occupational health and safety at work and corporate social responsibility

December 2019

  1. International Migrants Day

    ILO announces winners of the 2019 Global Media Competition on Labour Migration

    18 December 2019

    Winning entries provide outstanding and balanced reporting on fair recruitment and the future of labour migration.

  2. ILO 100 on skills development

    Closing the gap in skills development through the acceleration of digital and e-learning programmes

    18 December 2019

    The advancement of digitalization and technology has eliminated time and space boundaries, providing an opportunity for people living in rural areas to have a greater access to good quality training at an affordable cost through distance and e-learning.

  3. Press release

    EU, ILO and Chinese Ministry of Human resources partner to promote universal social protection in China

    18 December 2019

  4. © M. Crozet / ILO 2020

    Global Refugee Forum

    Joint action to support refugees and host communities

    18 December 2019

    The ILO will work to strengthen socio-economic growth and decent work for refugees and host communities as part of the PROSPECTS partnership.

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    Women in Business and Management

    Sharp rise in women-owned businesses in Central America

    16 December 2019

    Case studies from Costa Rica, El Salvador, Mexico (Chihuahua) and Panama show that women’s success as business owners and employers can be influenced by the size of their enterprise, the economic sectors in which they operate, their education and professional experience.

  6. Better Work

    Improved working conditions go hand in hand with business success

    12 December 2019

    The ILO programme has supported hundreds of garment factories to earn significant gains in quality of life for workers and enhance productivity and profitability in the past 10 years.

  7. 14th African Regional Meeting

    African countries commit to roadmap to shape the future of work on the continent

    06 December 2019

    The ILO's 14th Africa Regional Meeting in Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire, concluded with a Declaration reaffirming the need for a human-centred strategy