01 July 2019,
Global warming is expected to result in an increase in work-related heat stress, damaging productivity and causing job and economic losses. The poorest countries will be worst affected.
International labour standards
30 June 2019,
The agreement promotes the respect for fundamental labour rights under the ILO’s 1998 Declaration on Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work.
G20 Japan 2019
29 June 2019,
G20 leaders, meeting in Osaka, issued a communique stressing the importance of ensuring that ageing societies are active, and supporting gender equality and women's economic empowerment.
28 June 2019,
For the first time violence and harassment in the world of work are covered in new international labour standards, adopted at the Centenary International Labour Conference and now open for ratification by ILO member States.
Indonesia launches its first National OSH Profile to promote safe and secure working environments and foster prevention culture
27 June 2019, Jakarta, Indonesia
Indonesia continues to demonstrate progress and leadership on occupational safety and health (OSH) and to promote a national culture of prevention on OSH.
27 June 2019, Colombo, Sri Lanka
The ILO Country Office for Sri Lanka and the Maldives, together with the Ministry of Labour and Trade Union Relations, Department of Labour, National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), Employers’ Federation of Ceylon (EFC) and trade unions will hold an event on Occupational Safety and Health at work on the 27th of June in Colombo.
ILO 100 on skills development
Bridging Indonesia's skills gap through partnership between industry - vocational education and training
26 June 2019, Jakarta, Indonesia
Skills mismatch is one of the reasons of unemployment in Indonesia. Skills needs of enterprises are often not well-communicated or understood by technical education and vocational training (TVET).
25 June 2019, Peshawar, Pakistan
ILO using Work Improvements in Small Enterprises (WISE) methodology, arranged customized trainings on Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) for workers and managers of textile and marble enterprises in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
108th International Labour Conference
21 June 2019,
The Centenary International Labour Conference has adopted a new Convention and Recommendation to combat violence and harassment in the workplace.
20 June 2019, ILO Geneva
A new report reveals that organizing workers in the informal economy may spark the renewal of the trade union movement. This can be done by expanding membership and collective bargaining coverage in the informal economy in order to protect labour rights, project a united voice and influence social and economic policies.