News

July 2018

  1. World Youth Skills Day

    Quality Apprenticeships: Life-changing experiences

    13 July 2018

    An ILO apprenticeship programme for young people in Tanzania is teaching skills that are leading them to decent jobs.

  2. International Day of Cooperatives

    A future of work based on sustainable production and employment

    06 July 2018

    The head of the ILO’s Cooperative Unit, Simel Esim, explains how cooperatives are contributing to sustainable consumption and production.

  3. Vision Zero Fund

    Myanmar ginger farmers trained on safer and healthier practices

    06 July 2018

    A group of 35 ginger famers and government officials from Myanmar’s Shan State received a week-long training to help reduce the health risks associated with their workplace and improve their agricultural practices.

June 2018

  1. © Dominic Chavez / World Bank 2018

    Care economy

    ILO calls for urgent action to prevent looming global care crisis

    28 June 2018

    New ILO report highlights inadequate policy responses to the rising demand and quantifies the extent of the care burden on women.

  2. Youth employment

    Lebanon: Better technical and vocational education and training for higher youth employment

    27 June 2018

    At the launch of the Technical and Vocational and Education Training (TVET) National Strategic Framework, Lebanon’s Prime Minister Saad Hariri says the framework will increase employment prospects for youth and boost productivity and economic growth.

  3. Disability and work

    ILO business platform on disability goes from strength to strength

    27 June 2018

    Two US-based multinational companies, DXC Technology and MSD, have joined the ILO Global Business and Disability Network.

  4. © Rodrigo Soldon 2018

    Human rights

    Coalition launches new independent ‘Centre for Sport and Human Rights’

    26 June 2018

    The International Labour Organization will be a member of the Centre’s governance committee, along with the International Organisation of Employers, the International Trade Union Confederation, UN agencies and other organizations.

  5. News

    ILO to hold Technical Training Workshop on Cooperatives in Guyana

    25 June 2018

    Workshop to be opened by the Minister with responsibility for Labour within the Ministry of Social Protection, the Honourable Keith Scott.

  6. Media advisory

    ILO to launch new report addressing the looming global care crisis

    20 June 2018

  7. Global Summit in Singapore

    The future we want depends on innovative policies, responsible business conduct and people-centred technology

    14 June 2018

    ILO head says that “businesses have a central role to play in fighting the global scourge of forced labour”.