News room

June 2018

  1. © Evgeni Zotov 2018

    Kyrgyzstan: Looking for digital solutions to combat child labour

    12 June 2018

    The ILO in Kyrgyzstan partnered with young information technology (IT) specialists to find ways of applying innovative digital technologies to help monitor child labour.

  2. Towards the urgent elimination of hazardous child labour

    12 June 2018

    “Children are more vulnerable to risk than adults. Urgent action is needed to ensure no child under the age of 18 is in hazardous child labour,” says ILO Director-General Guy Ryder on the occasion of World Day against Child Labour.

  3. ILO Conference abrogates six Conventions, withdraws three Recommendations

    05 June 2018

    A two-thirds majority of votes at the International Labour Conference was required for the abrogation.

  4. © Anne-Mette Jensen 2018

    ILO Director-General: Keep our planet safe, clean and fit for work

    05 June 2018

    The ILO joins the international community in marking World Environment Day, placing the spotlight this year on how we can beat plastic pollution.

  5. Colombian President to ILO: Peace is only possible with social justice

    01 June 2018

    Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos told delegates at the ILO’s International Labour Conference in Geneva that social justice should be a foundation of lasting peace. He also stressed the key role of decent work.

May 2018

  1. Large-Scale HIV/AIDS Prevention Campaign Started at Kurgan Region Enterprises

    29 May 2018

    A large-scale HIV/AIDS prevention campaign scheduled from May 29 to June 1 is underway in the Kurgan Region. It started with a kick-off workshop for HR and health professionals, OSH specialists and unionists at industrial enterprises.

  2. ILO head urges renewed spirit of tripartism to tackle world of work challenges

    28 May 2018

    International Labour Conference to address a range of issues, including workplace violence, women at work, social dialogue, application of standards and development cooperation.

  3. Second Phase of the ILO Project “Partnerships for Youth Employment in the CIS” Takes Off in Astrakhan

    23 May 2018

    On May 22-23, a kick-off conference for the second phase of the ILO Project “Partnerships for Youth Employment in the CIS” launched in Russia was held in Astrakhan.

  4. Ilham Aliyev received delegation led by ILO Director-General

    21 May 2018

    President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has received a delegation led by Director-General of the International Labour Organization (ILO) Guy Ryder.

  5. National Consultations on Forced Labour in Kyrgyzstan

    18 May 2018

    The issues of ensuring decent work in Kyrgyzstan free of coercion and exploitation were at the heart of the conference “World of Work in Kyrgyzstan: National Consultations on Forced Labour. Challenges and Prevention Measures”, held on May 18 in Bishkek.