News room

April 2018

  1. All-Russia OSH Week 2018 opens with strategic plenary session “OSH: Progress and Challenges”

    10 April 2018

    The strategic plenary session “OSH: Progress and Challenges” was a keynote event of the first day of the All-Russia OSH Week 2018.

  2. Head of ILO Bureau for Workers’ Activities: Meetings in Moscow

    02 April 2018

    In late March, a delegation of the ILO Bureau for Workers’ Activities (ACTRAV) headed by Maria Helena Andre, ACTRAV Director, visited the Russian Federation. The programme of the visit included participation in international trade union fora, meetings with heads of trade union associations and staff of the ILO Moscow Office.

March 2018

  1. Alliance 8.7 in action: driving innovation to address child labour in Kyrgyzstan

    26 March 2018

    On March 23-25, 2018 the Central Asian Coalition on Promotion of the Rights of Women and Children and the “League on protection of Children Rights” Public Fund organized here the Central Asian Hackathon “Generation Z: wellbeing of children” in Bishkek.

  2. ILO Governing Body wraps up its 332nd session

    26 March 2018

    The March 2018 session of the ILO Governing Body ended on 22 March. ILO News discussed the highlights with Juan Llobera, Clerk of the Governing Body.

  3. 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.

  4. © Asian Development Bank 2018

    Rural women need equality now

    15 March 2018

    ILO Director of Sectoral Policies, Alette van Leur, has called for urgent action to overcome the hurdles rural women face in the world of work. She was speaking during the 62nd session of the Commission on the Status of Women at United Nations headquarters in New York, where the ILO is hosting, on March 16, a panel discussion on gender equality and decent work for rural women.

  5. Decent Work Country Programme Priorities High on the Agenda in Tajikistan

    13 March 2018

    Results of the completed Decent Work Country Programme (DWCP) were summed up in Dushanbe, and priorities of the new programme for 2018-2022 were identified. This will be the fourth DWCP to be signed by the International Labour Organization (ILO) and its constituents in Tajikistan.

  6. © S. Samanian / ABADE Programme 2018

    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.

February 2018

  1. © Richard Messenger 2018

    Fair play without human rights violations

    26 February 2018

    In a speech on the margins of the Human Rights Council in Geneva, ILO Director-General, Guy Ryder, calls for labour rights to be observed in the run up to mega sporting events

  2. A Report to Develop Social Protection Floors Presented in Bishkek

    20 February 2018

    An analytical report to develop social protection floors was presented on February 20, 2018 at a round table in Bishkek. The event was dedicated to the World Day of Social Justice initiated by the Kyrgyz Republic.