December 2022

  1. #aprm2022

    17th Asia and the Pacific Regional Meeting concludes with launch of ‘Singapore Statement’

    09 December 2022

    Statement identifies priorities to tackle wide range of existing and new employment challenges facing Asia, the Pacific and Arab States.

  2. © Ministry Environment Djibouti 2023

    Decent Work in Nature-based Solutions

    Nature-based Solutions can generate 20 million new jobs, but ‘just transition’ policies are needed

    08 December 2022

    Rural employment would increase significantly if investments are made in policies that harness nature, while ensuring human well-being.

  3. © Archive picture 2023

    Human rights

    ILO calls for the unconditional release of Thet Hnin Aung, General Secretary of the Myanmar Industries Craft and Services Trade Union Federation

    08 December 2022

    ILO Director-General Gilbert F. Houngbo, calls for immediate release of imprisoned trade unionist and all others arbitrarily detained since military takeover.

  4. © Bulatovic 2023

    Press release

    Violence and harassment at work – an employers' guide

    07 December 2022

    A new publication offers practical advice to companies and employers to help them create appropriate policies and systems for issues related to violence and harassment in the workplace.

  5. #aprm2022

    ILO’s 17th Asia and the Pacific Regional Meeting opens with call for greater efforts to ensure inclusive growth

    06 December 2022

    Government, employer and worker representatives from Asia and the Pacific and the Arab States gather in Singapore to shape priorities for action to drive employment growth in both regions.

  6. © Andrey Popov 2023

    Experiences of Violence and Harassment at Work: A first global survey

    Violence and harassment at work has affected more than one in five people

    05 December 2022

    The first global survey on experiences of violence and harassment at work aims to bring a better understanding and awareness of an issue rooted in complex economic, social and cultural factors.

  7. News

    ILO Director-General concludes visit to Qatar

    04 December 2022

    During his two-day trip, International Labour Organization Director-General, Gilbert F. Houngbo, held talks with senior Qatari officials and migrant worker representatives on issues including strengthening labour rights and standards and building social justice.

  8. Database

    ILO launches forced labour observatory

    02 December 2022

    Global data store on forced labour and trafficking provides comprehensive global and country information, including on international and national legal and institutional frameworks; enforcement, prevention and protection measures, as well as information related to access to justice; remedies, and cooperation.

  9. News

    ILO Director-General meets constituents on first visit to Belgium

    01 December 2022

    During his trip to Brussels, the ILO Director-General met the Belgian Minister of the Economy and Employment, the Minister of Social Affairs and Public Health, in charge of Development Cooperation and of the Major Cities Policy, and the Belgian social partners.

  10. © ILO 2023


    ILO Director-General discusses bilateral cooperation with the European Commission

    01 December 2022

    During his first official visit to Brussels, the ILO Director-General met the Executive Vice-President for the European Green Deal, the Vice-President for Promoting our European Way of Life, and the EU Commissioners for Jobs and Social Rights and for International Partnerships. They discussed ongoing work and the priorities ahead.