Press releases

ACTRAV Info sheets are communiqués on positions taken by the International Labour Office affecting workers and on the positions of the Workers' Group within the organization's various forums.


  1. Demonstration in Geneva to mark World Day for Decent Work

    07 October 2011

  2. ACTRAV Symposium on Precarious Work

    07 October 2011

  3. Precarious Work: the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) calls for an ILO Convention

    05 October 2011

  4. Publication on Trade Unions and the Global Crisis

    04 October 2011

  5. Precariousness in the World of Work: Director-General Juan Somavia calls for a Global Movement for Decent Work

    04 October 2011

  6. ACTRAV's Director underlines the Challenges of Precarious Work

    04 October 2011

  7. Handbook on Hazardous Child Labour Published

    01 October 2011

  8. Combatting Precarity: International Symposium Organized by the ILO’s Bureau for Workers’ Activities (ACTRAV)

    30 September 2011

    One of the most important trends in recent decades is the rise of precarious employment.Direct consequences of the financial crisis, the austerity measures adopted by several countries, have reinforced this precarity for workers. Everywhere, a growing number of workers suffer from precarious working conditions which are uncertain and unpredictable and lack security.

  9. Johannesburg: Adoption of a Strategy for Action and a Resolution in Africa on Multinational Enterprises.

    22 September 2011

  10. Regional Meeting in Lima on Strengthening Tripartism and Social Dialogue

    02 September 2011

  11. 12th African Regional Meeting

    31 August 2011

  12. Nepal: ILO Delegation met the Prime Minister of Nepal and the Chairman of the Constituent Assembly

    31 August 2011

  13. China: International Seminar on Collective Bargaining at Branch/Sector Level

    26 August 2011

  14. Panama: Meeting between United Nations Agencies and the Trade Union Organizations of the Americas

    24 August 2011

  15. Kenya: Regional Seminar on the Role of Trade Unions in Rural Development and Youth Employment in Africa

    12 August 2011

  16. Nepal: Campaign for the Ratification and Application of ILO Conventions Nos. 87 and 98 in the Asia-Pacific Region

    31 July 2011

  17. Regional Meeting in Panama

    31 July 2011

  18. Brussels: ITUC /PERC Meeting on "Fall-out of the Crisis: Legal and Institutional Effects of Austerity Policies”

    18 July 2011

  19. MADRID: Symposium on Decent Work for Young Precarious Workers in UE 27

    13 July 2011

  20. Guinea: Seminar on the prevention and management of armed and violent conflicts

    08 July 2011