14 November 2014
By Gilbert Houngbo, ILO Deputy Director-General for Field Operations and Partnerships
10 November 2014
New ground-breaking regulation for entertainment workers in Cambodia marks the first attempt in the region to reduce widespread stigma and discrimination in the sector.
31 October 2014
Providing support, rather than excluding them from the workplace and keeping them on lifelong benefits, is the best way to help workers experiencing mental disorders.
29 October 2014
Convention No. 187 is one of the ILO’s essential instruments in safety and health at the workplace
22 October 2014
Maritime occupational safety and health experts agree on guidelines to bolster the Maritime Labour Convention, 2006.
20 October 2014
The Government of Bangladesh has made important progress to ensure labour rights and factory safety in the ready-made garment and knitwear industry in Bangladesh, but a lot of work still remains to be done.
20 October 2014
At an ILO-EU stocktaking meeting on the Sustainability Compact for Bangladesh, ILO Deputy Director-General Sandra Polaski said that despite important progress made in terms of labour conditions, a lot of work still remains to be done.
17 October 2014
The Ministry of Labour and Social Security (MoLSS), International Labour Organization (ILO), social partners and other relevant stakeholders discussed how risk assessments, compliance with national legislation, labour inspection and the social partners can contribute to increased safety and health in mines in a national tripartite meeting held in Ankara.
16 October 2014
The European Commission, the ILO and the Governments of Bangladesh and the US hold a high-level meeting to take stock of progress made in terms of labour conditions in Bangladesh.
08 October 2014
A symposium of union participants and ILO experts in Jakarta says preventative culture must become a priority.
23 September 2014
ILO Deputy Director-General, Gilbert Houngbo says being able to earn a living in safe and healthy workplaces is a basic human right that needs to be ensured and is a win-win for workers and businesses, at the 7th China International Forum on Work Safety in Beijing.
11 September 2014
Guy Ryder has welcomed commitments made by the G20 Ministers to tackle the global jobs crisis with a package of measures to support the creation of decent jobs that can lift working families out of poverty and drive sustainable development.
01 September 2014
Healthcare workers infected with the Ebola virus in Western Africa underscore the risks posed by all workers who come in contact with the disease. Dennis Zulu, Chief Program Officer, ILO Office for Nigeria, Gambia, Ghana, Liberia and Sierra Leone underlines the importance of equipping those workers with the knowledge and equipment they need to stay safe.
26 August 2014
Guy Ryder announces ILO to renew efforts to get compliance for health and safety standards at work around the globe.
25 August 2014
12 August 2014
04 August 2014
In less than one year the Al Hassan Industrial Zone Workers’ Centre in Jordan has become a model for servicing migrant workers.