News

February 2024

  1. International Labour Standards

    ILO releases 2024 report of the Committee of Experts on the Application of Conventions and Recommendations

    09 February 2024

    The report outlines the extent to which ILO Member States have fulfilled their obligations under international labour standards’ obligations.

  2. © Natasha Hurley-Walker 2024

    The Future of Work Podcast

    The universe still has the capacity to surprise us

    09 February 2024

    On International Day of Women and Girls in Science we explore why the world needs science, and science needs women and girls. Dr. Natasha Hurley-Walker, award-winning radio astronomer, explains how science is key to navigating the complexity of the world and what can be done to close the gender gap in this field.

  3. Global Accelerator on Jobs and Social Protection for Just Transitions

    Cabo Verde officially joins the Global Accelerator supported by the Government of Portugal

    02 February 2024

    The government of the Republic of Cabo Verde has officially confirmed its interest to join the Global Accelerator on Jobs and Social Protection for Just Transitions aiming to create synergies between integrated policy solutions, increase investments, and improve multilateral cooperation on decent jobs and universal social protection.

  4. © AndreyPopov 2024

    AI and occupational evaluation

    AI’s role in evaluating job prestige and value spotlighted by new ILO research

    02 February 2024

    The utility and accuracy of AI tools in evaluating a range of job occupations, in comparison to human assessments, has potential benefits such as efficiency, cost effectiveness and speed, but some obstacles need to be overcome.

  5. © AFP 2024

    Trade union rights

    ILO marks third anniversary of Myanmar military takeover with call for the release of trade union leaders and all those unjustly detained

    01 February 2024

    Deep concern expressed at continual erosion of civic space and trade union rights in the country.

January 2024

  1. News

    ILO discusses ways to tackle mental health issues at work

    31 January 2024

    At a High-level conference on mental health and work organized by the Belgian Presidency of the Council of the EU, the ILO discussed how mental health at work can be fostered and briefed participants about the latest developments in this area.

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    Platform economy

    New report on platform economy marks first step towards considering a new international labour standard

    31 January 2024

    A new ILO study marks a step forward towards creating a new international labour standard to support decent work in the platform economy.

  3. © ILO 2024

    ILOSTAT blog

    Insights into youth participation in work-based learning

    24 January 2024

    The ILO has released new indicators on work-based learning (WBL) and vocational education, offering statistical insights into youth participation in various forms of WBL including apprenticeships.

  4. © ILO 2024

    Global Coalition for Social Justice

    Global Coalition for Social Justice attracts first 100 partners

    23 January 2024

    Governments, employers’ and workers’ organizations, international organizations, academic institutions and INGOs join Coalition to grow multilateral cooperation, and accelerate progress towards achieving Sustainable Development Goals and Decent Work Agenda.

  5. © S. Gombert / Cultura Creative 2024

    Occupational Safety and Health

    OSH measures key to prevent violence and harassment in the world of work, says ILO report

    22 January 2024

    A new ILO report emphasizes using Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) frameworks to address the root causes of violence and harassment and to encourage collective action for better work environments.