12 June 2017
Conflicts and disasters have a devastating impact on people’s lives. They push millions of children into child labour or into the hands of traffickers. Working together, we can accelerate action to end child labour in areas affected by conflicts and disasters.
05 June 2017
Azita Berar Awad, Director of the ILO's Employment Policy Department, explains why, during times of conflict and natural disaster, it's important to emphasize prevention, not only intervention.
02 June 2017
Most international migrants today move for work and in the context of large movements of refugees and migrants that we see today, the governance of labour migration is more urgent than ever. This year’s committee at the 106th International Labour Conference will discuss this as well as fair recruitment in order to contribute to the UN global compacts on refugees and safe, orderly and regular migration.
30 May 2017
Flexible working hours are among the measures that can help boost employment of Syrian and Jordanian women in the sweets-making industry in Jordan.
02 May 2017
The programme is part of on-going efforts by the ILO to help formalize the work of Syrian refugees in Jordan.
13 April 2017
Over six years into the Syria conflict, Syrian refugees in Lebanon and the local communities hosting them are finding it difficult to cope with the dire economic and labour market challenges brought about by the influx of vast numbers of refugees. ILO Director-General Guy Ryder visited Lebanon’s Beqaa Valley to meet first-hand some of those affected by the crisis.
24 January 2017
ILO skills training programme provides decent work opportunities to people affected by the internal conflict in southern Philippines.
29 November 2016
A new ILO project supporting the objectives of the London Syria conference aims to build skills and formalize employment status among Syrian refugees in Jordan’s construction and agricultural sectors, and improve job prospects for Jordanians in local communities hosting the refugees.
29 September 2016
A national plan and new investments needed to respond to the growing number of refugees, ILO Country Director says.
21 September 2016
Guy Ryder confirmed his presence in Cartagena on September 26 to sign the document which seeks to end more than five decades of armed conflict.