News

March 2018

  1. Commission of Inquiry

    ILO Governing Body decides to appoint Commission of Inquiry for Venezuela

    21 March 2018

    A Commission of Inquiry – the ILO’s highest-level investigative procedure – will examine allegations relating to the violation of international labour standards by the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela.

  2. © R. Lewisohn / Image Source 2018

    Occupational Safety and Health

    Technology through the lens of occupational hazards and risks

    13 March 2018

    Striking the balance between technological innovation in the workplace and occupational safety and health can be tricky, says Nancy Leppink, Chief of the ILO’s Labour Administration, Labour Inspection and Occupational Safety and Health Branch.

  3. ILO Decent Work Results 2016-2017

    ILO launches new app to highlight its results

    12 March 2018

    New app shows the outcome of ILO work in 130 countries in 2016-2017.

  4. © Leila Aloui / ILO 2018

    Domestic Work

    Reforming the migrant domestic work sector in the Arab region vital to welfare of both workers and employers – ILO report

    08 March 2018

    An ILO White Paper outlines policy recommendations to reform the migrant domestic work sector and establish a professionalized and high-quality care economy in the region.

  5. © S. Samanian / ABADE Programme 2018

    International Women’s Day

    ILO: Women still less likely to be active in the labour market than men in most of the world

    08 March 2018

    Despite notable progress over the past 20 years, updated ILO figures show persistent inequalities between women and men on access to the labour market, unemployment and conditions at work.

  6. Ship to Shore Rights

    Measuring progress towards decent work in Thai fishing and seafood industry

    07 March 2018

    A new ILO report on labour conditions of fishers and seafood workers in Thailand provides an overview of the latest progress and remaining challenges.

  7. © G.J. Norman / Cultura Creative 2018

    Research for Global Justice

    ILO launches online access to legal research and training for developing countries

    06 March 2018

    Researchers, law students, policymakers, judges and legal experts in low- and middle-income countries can now get free or low-cost online access to legal information and training from the world’s leading academic publishers.

February 2018

  1. © Social Finance/ILO 2018

    Blog

    Why financial services matter in the fight against climate change

    28 February 2018

    As extreme weather events increase in intensity and frequency, building up the resilience of the poorest communities – often the most exposed to climate change – is critical. And financial services have a role to play.

  2. International Women’s Day

    ILO to launch WESO Trends for Women 2018 – Global Snapshot

    27 February 2018

  3. Blog

    Skills and the Future of Work

    26 February 2018

    With the world of work facing transformative changes, investments in skills’ development and training are becoming more important than ever.