News

September 2015

  1. ILO Director-General and labour confederations in Turkey discuss how to improve labour and union rights

    03 September 2015

    The ILO Director-General’s meeting with the confederations of workers’ and public servants’ unions in Turkey highlighted the importance of trade unions and social dialogue in dealing with current issues in the world of work

  2. Collective bargaining and social dialogue highlighted in workshop as vital tools to ensure good industrial relations in MENA region

    03 September 2015

    The ILO brings together employer and union representatives from the MENA region to explore successful collective bargaining and bipartite social dialogue structures and practices in selected sectors.

  3. Weekly radio show to help workers understand their rights and responsibilities

    03 September 2015

    DHAKA - The International Labour Organization (ILO) with the support of the Government of Bangladesh and the Government of Norway is launching a Bangla-language radio show for workers entitled ‘আমারশ্রম, আমারঅধিকার’(My Labour, My Rights). Featuring workers rights experts, the shows will help create better understanding of rights and responsibilities in the workplace.

August 2015

  1. Zambia to host the ILO Global Academy on Sustainable Enterprise Development

    28 August 2015

    Zambia to become the first African country to welcome ILO-supported innovation and best practices in the field of sustainable enterprise development from 31 August to 4 September 2015.

  2. © ILO/Alan Dow/BMET 2015

    ILO joins the United Nations Alliance on Climate Change Education, Training and Public Awareness

    18 August 2015

  3. © Giovanni Isolino / AFP 2015

    ILO Director-General calls for durable solution to migrant and refugee crisis

    07 August 2015

    “Stopgap measures to halt the flows of migrants only scratch the surface of the problem. We need to go deeper into the root causes that force people to put their lives in danger in order to find work and security in foreign lands," said ILO Director-General Guy Ryder.

  4. © Bob Wolfenson 2015

    Brazilian actor Wagner Moura joins campaign to end modern slavery

    04 August 2015

    The award-winning actor has been appointed an ILO Goodwill Ambassador with a focus on forced labour, an issue he has long campaigned against.

  5. © Danilo Pinzon / World Bank 2015

    2030 development agenda: Major breakthrough for world of work

    04 August 2015

    "The unanimous endorsement from UN member States gives the international community the impetus we need to work together to tackle the formidable challenges confronting humanity and our planet, particularly those we face in the world of work,” says ILO Director-General following the agreement of a new development agenda.

July 2015

  1. © European Union 2015

    ILO Director-General and EC President discuss bilateral cooperation

    30 July 2015

    ILO Director-General Guy Ryder and European Commission (EC) President Jean-Claude Juncker met to discuss cooperation in the field of employment and social policy in Europe.

  2. ILO and EIB join forces for more and better quality employment

    16 July 2015

    The International Labour Organization and the European Investment Bank signed a Memorandum of Understanding to reinforce and expand cooperation between the two organizations in the field of employment and social affairs.