News room

April 2017

  1. Workshop on Labour Rights in the Global Economy Held in Moscow

    13 April 2017

    On April 13, 2017 a workshop on “Labour rights in the global economy: International standards and implementation challenges” was held in the premises of Higher School of Economics in Moscow.

  2. ILO: Health and Safety of Workers to Be Firmly Embedded in Sustainable Development Agenda

    11 April 2017

    “The International Labour Organization seeks to create worldwide awareness of the dimensions and consequences of work-related injuries and diseases, to ensure that the health and safety of all workers is firmly embedded in the sustainable development agenda, and to support sustainable action on OSH at all levels,” said Nancy Leppink, Chief, Labour Administration, Labour Inspection, and Occupational Safety and Health Branch of the International Labour Organization (ILO).

  3. Participants of All-Russia OSH Week Discuss International Labour Inspection and OSH Challenges and Solutions

    10 April 2017

    Day one of the All-Russia OSH Week-2017 featured a conference of the Regional Alliance of Labour Inspections (RALI) of CIS and Mongolia. The participants discussed their countries' best practices of state supervision and control, including those in the OSH sphere.

March 2017

  1. Revised ILO MNE Declaration will help promote indigenous peoples’ rights

    31 March 2017

    Positive engagement by businesses with indigenous and tribal peoples in line with the MNE Declaration could lead to stronger relationships, less conflict and new opportunities in ensuring inclusive and sustainable development for all.

  2. Tajikistan: Orientation Training Workshop on Forced Labour, Modern Slavery, Child Trafficking and Child Labour

    30 March 2017

    On 30 March 2017, a one-day orientation-training workshop for national partners on forced labour, modern slavery, child trafficking and child labour was organized in Tajikistan.

  3. Panel consultation on the ILO’s Future of Work Initiative in Azerbaijan

    30 March 2017

    On 17 March 2017 the Ministry of Labour and Social Protection of Azerbaijan conducted a first panel consultation on the ILO’s Future of Work Initiative with participation of social partners, concerned government agencies, universities and academic staff including National Academy of Sciences and private sector. Following these discussions at the Ministry the panel consultations held in Azerbaijan Diplomatic Academy (ADA), Confederation of Trade Unions and Confederation of Employers (Entrepreneurs).

  4. ILO to convene landmark event on “The Future of Work We Want” on April 6-7

    29 March 2017

  5. ILO Governing Body wraps up its 329th session

    24 March 2017

    The March session of the ILO Governing Body ended on 24 March. ILO News discussed the highlights with Juan Llobera, Clerk of the Governing Body.

  6. ILO revises its landmark Declaration on multinational enterprises

    17 March 2017

    The ILO has revised its landmark MNE Declaration on multinational enterprises and social policy, which provides guidance on how companies can contribute to the realization of decent work for all.

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    ILO and Walk Free Foundation to collaborate on Global Estimate of Modern Slavery

    17 March 2017

    Joint research by the International Labour Organization and the Walk Free Foundation will provide critical data for measuring progress on achieving Target 8.7 of the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).