News room

August 2018

  1. Training for Assistant Judges in Georgia

    15 August 2018

    Sixteen assistant judges came together on July 20-21 in Kasbeki, Georgia to learn how international labour standards can be used in resolving labour disputes in domestic courts. The training was organized within the framework of the ILO Project “Inclusive Labour Markets for Job Creation in Georgia”, funded by the Government of Denmark.

  2. Commission of Inquiry for the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela holds its first session

    13 August 2018

    High-level investigation will ascertain facts and make recommendations to address the problems raised in the complaint.

  3. © Monty Rakusen/Cultura Creative 2018

    Creating Safe Spaces for Youth in the World of Work

    10 August 2018

    "Join us on International Youth Day in committing to step up actions to promote safe spaces for young people that enhance their opportunities to secure decent work," says ILO Director-General, Guy Ryder.

  4. ILO head praises BRICS countries’ commitment to social dialogue

    03 August 2018

    Guy Ryder highlights the major contribution BRICS countries can make to social dialogue, social protection, gender equality and youth employment.

  5. Make social dialogue work

    02 August 2018

    ILO Director-General, Guy Ryder, praises the commitment to social dialogue and tripartism made by BRICS nations - Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa - in a speech at the group’s Labour and Employment Ministers’ Meeting in South Africa.

July 2018

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    Survey highlights persistent discrimination against people living with HIV

    26 July 2018

    Many people living with HIV lose their jobs or cannot find one because of their HIV status, says study.

  2. Trade Unions to help ensure peace and resilience in Eastern Europe and Central Asia

    20 July 2018

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    ILO launches single biggest project in South-Eastern Europe to promote jobs in Ukraine

    18 July 2018

    New ILO programme brings together businesses, schools, employment services, the social partners and other civil society organizations to create jobs for youth, women and people in rural areas.

  4. First fishing vessel detained under ILO Fishing Convention

    17 July 2018

    Convention to improve working conditions for fishers on commercial fishing vessels shows its teeth.

  5. Training Course for Public Employment Service Conducted in Baku on 3-6 July 2018

    06 July 2018

    The course is the fourth one in a series of capacity building activities aimed at strengthening the Public Employment Service (PES) in Azerbaijan conducted in 2017-2018 within the framework of the ILO Project “Partnerships for Youth Employment in the CIS”.