April 2024

  1. New ILO website

    ILO to launch new website with improved access to ILO information for all

    18 April 2024

    A new ILO website is set to provide a reinvigorated, user-friendly and more accessible digital experience to the public.

  2. Media Advisory

    New ILO report reveals dangerous and long-lasting effects of climate change on workers’ health and safety

    16 April 2024

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    How young refugees are using skills and entrepreneurship to find independence

    16 April 2024

    For many young people finding that first job can be hard. For those who are also refugees it can seem like an insurmountable challenge. We talk to Mashimbo Rose Nafisa and Joel Amani Mafigi, two young refugees in Uganda who have overcome this problem and are now helping other young people do the same.

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    Employment creation in Moldova

    ILO Director-General launches new EU-backed project to strengthen labour market institutions in the Republic of Moldova, during first joint ILO-European Commission visit to the country

    11 April 2024

    Director-General Gilbert F. Houngbo also held high level meetings with senior officials, including the President of Moldova, the Prime Minister, the Minister of Labour and Social Protection and the ILO’s social partners.

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    Podcast series: Global challenges – Global solutions

    Addressing major labour market challenges in the world of work: What are the implications for promoting employment?

    10 April 2024

    In the world of work, a torrent of change has triggered multiple job crises raising the magnitude and complexity of employment challenges to unprecedented levels. Labour markets are reeling from disruptive mega-trends that weren’t on our radar just a decade ago. To address these challenges, we need updated national employment policies. In this podcast, ILO Employment Policy Expert Sher Verick explains.

  6. Education

    ILO discusses key recommendations to transform teaching profession

    10 April 2024

    The ILO highlighted the Recommendations of the United Nations Secretary-General’s High-level panel on the teaching profession, to be considered within national contexts to address the urgent crisis in the teaching profession and the teacher shortages facing many parts of the world.

  7. Occupational Safety and Health

    Bulgaria renews its commitment to the promotion of occupational safety and health

    10 April 2024

    Bulgaria ratifies the two fundamental Conventions Nos. 155 and 187.

  8. Press release

    The United States of America authorized to participate in the proceedings

    10 April 2024

March 2024

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    ILOSTAT blog

    Charting progress on the global goals and decent work

    27 March 2024

    As the world faces a number of complex challenges, we examine key labour indicators to assess the impact of unprecedented crises in order to shed light on global trends and regional variations and their impact on our ability to realize the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

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    Labour migration

    New EU-UN ‘PROTECT’ project supports women migrant workers and children in Southeast Asia

    26 March 2024

    A new initiative launched by the European Union (EU) and the United Nations (UN) will help strengthen the rights of women migrant workers and children in Southeast Asia, while reducing their vulnerabilities.