News room

May 2022

  1. © Fadel Senna / AFP 2022

    Nearly 5 million jobs have been lost in Ukraine since the start of the Russian aggression, says ILO

    11 May 2022

    Amid the humanitarian crisis sparked by Russia’s aggression against Ukraine, labour markets are being disrupted both in the country and in neighbouring states.

  2. Better Work Feasibility Study launched in Uzbekistan

    10 May 2022

    The Government of Uzbekistan collaborates with ILO’s Better Work Programme to support the policy of diversification and decent work in the garment sector.

  3. © Clarence Elie-Rivera/DC37 2022

    Collective agreements contribute to fighting inequality, says ILO

    05 May 2022

    Collective bargaining played a crucial role during the pandemic and can provide an effective means for employers and workers to tackle the new challenges that are shaking up the world of work.

April 2022

  1. © Jesse A. Lora / NAVFAC 2022

    Social dialogue, key to strengthening safety and health at work

    28 April 2022

    Responses to the COVID-19 pandemic have shown the importance of an effective collaboration between social partners in preventing occupational accidents and diseases, says a new report from the ILO on World Day for Safety and Health at Work.

  2. Social dialogue for a positive safety and health culture

    28 April 2022

    In a message to mark World Day for Safety and Health at Work, Guy Ryder, Director-General of the International Labour Organization, outlines the importance of workers, employers and governments working together to reduce deaths and injuries in the workplace.

  3. Tajikistan: trade union staff are trained on formalizing informal employment

    27 April 2022

    Federation of Independent Trade Union in Tajikistan (FITUT) builds the capacity of trade union employees by organizing trainings on transition from informal to formal employment and providing social protection in the formal economy.

  4. © Sveta Suvorina 2022

    ILO Director-General calls for the release of Belarusian trade union leaders

    21 April 2022

    More than a dozen Belarusian trade union leaders have been arrested and their homes and offices searched.

  5. Uzbekistan Public Work Programme proved effective in responding to COVID-19 job crisis

    21 April 2022

    The Uzbekistan Public Work Programme (PWP) was one of the most effective responses to the job-crisis triggered by the COVID-19 pandemic.

  6. © Navy 2022

    ILO and IMO call for urgent action on seafarers stranded in Ukraine following Russian aggression

    08 April 2022

    An estimated 1,000 seafarers are currently stranded in Ukrainian ports and waters with dwindling vital supplies.

March 2022

  1. The role of workers' organizations in promoting reform of the social protection system in Kyrgyzstan

    31 March 2022

    On March 17-18, 2022 a two-day training workshop titled “Advocating for social protection system reforms by workers’ organizations in Kyrgyzstan” took place in Bishkek.