09 October 2016
Collaborating with the ILO on the Better Work Jordan programme is one of the country’s most significant steps to combat forced labour in the garment industry, United States Department of Labor report says.
Nobel Peace Prize
08 October 2016
Guy Ryder says decent work key to reducing poverty, inequality and breaking out of the slow growth trap
07 October 2016
In statements to the International Monetary and Financial Committee and the World Bank Development Committee in Washington, the head of the ILO noted that against the backdrop of slowing growth, the outlook for labour markets remains troubled and likely to worsen.
World Teachers Day
05 October 2016
On World Teachers Day, we all have a stake in standing with teachers to make education a true force for peace, discovery and fulfilment.
The cost of migration
04 October 2016
A new ILO survey, "The cost of migration: What low-skilled migrant workers from Pakistan pay to work in Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates," shows that many emigrants are paying potentially up to 20 times official rates for the right to work abroad.
Syrian Refugees and Labour Market
29 September 2016
A national plan and new investments needed to respond to the growing number of refugees, ILO Country Director says.
Meeting of the BRICS Labour and Employment Ministers
28 September 2016
Guy Ryder highlights the major contribution BRICS countries can make to foster strong, sustainable and inclusive growth.
27 September 2016
Jobs for peace
ILO, PBSO, UNDP and the World Bank present joint statement to strengthen peacebuilding impact of employment programmes
26 September 2016
Better Work programme's assessment
Improved working conditions in the apparel industry make workers’ lives better and businesses stronger
26 September 2016
An independent review of the Better Work programme shows significant gains in quality of life for workers in factories they advise, as well as enhanced productivity and profitability for those businesses involved.