Videos

  1. Tunisia develops its social and solidarity economy

    26 May 2022

    In Tunisia, the ILO is working to develop the social and solidarity economy, particularly for young people and women in rural areas. Projects include JEUN’ESS, funded by the European Union and FORTER'ESS funded by the government of Canada. ILO project officer, Youssef Belhassen Fennira, explains.

  2. Sexual orientation should not be a barrier to work

    25 May 2022

    Many people face discrimination in labour markets because of their sexual orientation. The ILO’s Kitchen and Voice Project in Brazil provides business training to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer and Intersex (LGBTQI+) workers to help them obtain decent work.

  3. Fighting discrimination against women and girls in Pakistan

    23 May 2022

    Young girls have been educated and motivated to raise awareness of Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work among cotton growing communities. The ILO developed this testimonial under its project “Promoting Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work in the Cotton Supply Chain”, funded by INDITEX.

  4. Focus on child labour in Africa’s supply chains

    19 May 2022

    Funded by the government of the Netherlands, the ILO's ACCEL Africa project aims to eliminate child labour from supply chains in Africa, including in the cocoa sector in Côte d'Ivoire and the artisanal gold mining sector in Mali. The project's Chief Technical Advisor, Minoru Ogasawara, explains.

  5. New water system promotes peace, decent work in Maguindanao

    17 May 2022

    Women and former combatants from Datu Piang, Maguindanao built a water system that will benefit 95 households. The ILO Japan Water and Sanitation Project trained and engaged local communities as workers to build a water system, which contributed to providing jobs and promoting peace in the Bangsamoro region.

  6. Former combatants partner for safe water, peace in Mindanao

    17 May 2022

    Former combatants trained as construction workers built a level II water system with 22 tap stands under the ILO Japan Water and Sanitation Project to provide jobs and promote peace in the Bangsamoro region. More than a thousand households and a nearby school with hundred of children gain access to safe and clean water.

  7. Clean water, decent work unite communities for peace

    17 May 2022

    Over 2,000 households in five villages benefit from three new water systems built under the ILO Japan Water and Sanitation Project in Balabagan, Lanao del Sur. The project contributed to provide jobs and promote peace in the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM) in the Philippines.

  8. Improve the lives of labour migrants in Central America

    09 May 2022

    Labour Migration Specialist, Noortje Denkers describes the ILO's work on labour migration across Central America, including the development of public policy and the promotion of employment for labour migrants and refugees.

  9. Collective bargaining is key to forge an inclusive, sustainable, and resilient recovery

    05 May 2022

    A new ILO flagship report shows that collective bargaining played a crucial role during the pandemic in forging resilience and can provide an effective means for employers and workers to tackle the new challenges that are shaking up the world of work.

  10. Keep it simple: What does OSH mean

    28 April 2022

  11. The importance of Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work in the cotton supply chain in Pakistan

    27 April 2022

    Ms Ingrid Christensen, Country Director, ILO Country Office for Pakistan explains the importance of Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work and Decent Work in the cotton supply chain in Pakistan. The ILO developed this testimonial under its project “Promoting Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work in the Cotton Supply Chain”, funded by INDITEX.

  12. Sindh Agricultural Forestry Workers & Coordinating Organization shares the changes made to enhance Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work

    27 April 2022

    Mr Suleman Abro, Founder President, Sindh Agricultural Forestry Workers & Coordinating Organization (SAFWCO) shares what they are doing to improve respect for Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work in the Cotton Supply Chain in Pakistan. The ILO developed this testimonial under its project “Promoting Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work in the Cotton Supply Chain”, funded by INDITEX.

  13. Pakistan Workers Federation share the changes made to enhance Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work

    27 April 2022

    Mr Chaudhary Muhammad Yaseen, General Secretary, Pakistan Workers Federation shares the changes they have made to improve respect for Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work in the Cotton Supply Chain in Pakistan. The ILO developed this testimonial under its project “Promoting Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work in the Cotton Supply Chain”, funded by INDITEX.

  14. Business community promotes Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work in Pakistan

    27 April 2022

    The Bahawalpur Chamber of Commerce and Industry has established a Departmental Committee for promoting Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work. The ILO developed this testimonial under its project “Promoting Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work in the Cotton Supply Chain”, funded by INDITEX.

  15. Empowering women to promote Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work in Pakistan

    27 April 2022

    Women cotton pickers have been organized and given confidence to raise their voice on workplace issues they are facing. The ILO developed this testimonial under its project “Promoting Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work in the Cotton Supply Chain”, funded by INDITEX.

  16. Organizing farmers to promote Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work in Pakistan

    27 April 2022

    Cotton producing farmers have been organized to improve productivity and promote Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work in the cotton supply chain in Pakistan. The ILO developed this testimonial under its project “Promoting Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work in the Cotton Supply Chain”, funded by INDITEX.

  17. Inspiring farmers to eliminate child labour from lower tiers of the cotton supply chain in Pakistan

    27 April 2022

    A cotton grower in Bahawalpur District of Pakistan promises that from now on, no child will work in his fields again. The ILO developed this testimonial under its project “Promoting Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work in the Cotton Supply Chain”, funded by INDITEX.

  18. Madagascar trains task force on occupational safety and health

    26 April 2022

    With the support of the ILO Vision Zero Fund (VZF), the government of Madagascar has trained hundreds of its labour inspectors on occupational safety and health. Project officer, Bernard Foe Andegue explains.

  19. Tunisia adapts to climate change through local development

    22 April 2022

    In Tunisia the ILO is working with local municipal governments to promote employment through the development of infrastructure, which is resilient and adaptive to climate change. Jad Boubaker, Chief Technical Advisor of the European Union-financed project "Pilot Initiative for Integrated Local Development" (IPDLI), explains.

  20. ILO and PROSPECTS delegation visit projects that promote decent work in Iraq

    15 April 2022

    Visit included meeting workers, youth and trade union representatives in Dohuk.