Asia Labour Markets
20 August 2014
This is the press release for the Regional Launch of the joint ILO-ADB study: "ASEAN Community 2015: Managing integration for better jobs and shared prosperity" in Jakarta on 20 August 2014
21 July 2014
Jordan’s youth face a myriad of challenges when attempting to move from education to the workplace, according to a new ILO study.
27 June 2014
New ILO study shows that social protection plays a key role in helping people living with HIV to keep their jobs and follow treatment.
18 June 2014
UN Secretary-General calls on governments to invest more in youth employment initiatives.
World of work summit
03 June 2014
Held during the 103rd International Labour Conference, the World of Work Summit brought together governments, employers, workers and civil-society representatives for a discussion on the role of jobs in driving development.
Participants included Professor Deepak Nayyar from New Dehli's University, Ministers of labour of Luxembourg, Mexico, the Philippines and Tunisia along with the CEO of a pharmaceutical company in Turkey and the head of the ITUC.
World Social Protection Report 2014/15
03 June 2014
A new report by the International Labour Organization (ILO) presents the latest social security trends and finds that most people are without adequate social protection at a time when it is most needed.
103rd International Labour Conference
28 May 2014
ILO Director-General Guy Ryder calls for fair migration policies and stronger measures against forced labour at the opening of the 103rd session of the International Labour Conference.
World of Work 2014 report
27 May 2014
The ILO’s flagship report on the world of work shows, for the first time, that quality jobs can drive sustained growth in emerging and developing countries.
Occupied Arab Territories
23 May 2014
The ILO’s annual report on the situation of workers of the occupied Arab territories calls for resumption of negotiations and the lifting of restrictions to improve the situation of Palestinian workers and entrepreneurs.
Economics of forced labour
20 May 2014
Report finds illegal gain from forced labour of about 21 million people amounts to three times more than prior estimates.