October 2015

  1. © Alexandre Syrota 2015

    Youth employment crisis easing but far from over

    08 October 2015

    Despite a mild recovery in the 2012-2014 period, the youth unemployment rate remains well above its pre-crisis level. For millions of young people around the world finding a decent job is still a drawn-out uphill struggle.

  2. ILO, Germany and Bangladesh sign agreement to jointly develop Employment Injury Insurance (EII) Scheme

    06 October 2015

    The International Labour Organization (ILO), Germany and the Government of Bangladesh will collaborate in the development of an Employment Injury Insurance (EII) Scheme for Bangladesh.

  3. ILO launches global media competition on labour migration

    06 October 2015

  4. ILO welcomes agreement to boost tourism jobs at G20 meeting in Turkey

    02 October 2015

    ILO Deputy Director-General says that tourism industry has a key role in contributing to global economic growth and job creation.

  5. ILO to publish Global Employment Trends for Youth 2015

    02 October 2015

  6. © Ollivier Girard / CIFOR 2015

    More than half of the world’s older persons lack quality long-term care

    01 October 2015

    A new ILO study reveals a global shortfall of 13.6 million care workers undermining the delivery of quality services to more than half of the world’s older persons.

September 2015

  1. ILO and Japan Tobacco International step up joint work to promote fundamental labour rights in the tobacco supply chain

    29 September 2015

    Under the partnership, the ILO will conduct research into forced labour, discrimination, freedom of association and collective bargaining, as well as occupational safety and health in farming communities in countries where JTI purchases tobacco.

  2. Garment worker’s rights and voice in Bangladesh given boost

    26 September 2015

    Sweden, Bangladesh and the ILO have committed to improve dialogue and protect rights in the ready-made garment sector.

  3. 105th International Labour Conference to review the impact of the Declaration on Social Justice for a Fair Globalization

    08 September 2015

    The ILO Declaration on Social Justice for a Fair Globalization will be the subject of a major evaluation of its impact by the International Labour Conference in June 2016.

  4. ILO welcomes G20 priority of boosting growth, jobs and reducing inequalities

    04 September 2015

    The ILO Director-General highlighted ministers’ agreement to undertake a mix of policies using “wage-setting mechanisms, institutions for social dialogue, social protection systems, employment services and active labour market policies.”