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September 2022

  1. UNGA resolution on human rights

    UN General Assembly recognizes human right to a clean, healthy, and sustainable environment

    29 September 2022

    Moustapha Kamal Gueye, Head of the ILO’s Green Jobs Unit and Tim de Meyer, Senior Adviser in the NORMES Department, explain the broader implications of the new UNGA resolution declaring a clean, healthy and sustainable environment to be a universal human right.

  2. World Maritime Day

    ILO standards improve maritime workers' protection

    29 September 2022

    Millions of people depend directly on the sea for their livelihoods and hundreds of millions more rely on them for food. Safeguarding the rights and conditions of seafarers has been part of the ILO’s work for more than 100 years. In June 2022, Member States adopted important amendments to the Maritime Labour Convention, 2006 - which is widely known as the “seafarers’ bill of rights”.

  3. Article

    Using technology to support ocean governance

    26 September 2022

    An ILO roundtable discussion raises important questions on the use of digital innovation to fight forced labour in fishing

  4. Article

    Helping young entrepreneurs to formalize their businesses in Nigeria (summary)

    26 September 2022

    Insights from a business formalization coach

  5. Article

    Despite some improvements needed, Indonesia’s unemployment benefit helps laid-off workers during the transition period

    26 September 2022

    The ILO continues to support initiatives taken by the Indonesian government to improve its unemployment benefit programme (JKP). Two workers shared their stories participating in the JKP programme.

  6. Our impact, their voices

    Rejected and discriminated: From toilet cleaner to business owner

    26 September 2022

    Zee never gave up on her dream to start a business despite rejection, discrimination, a pandemic and a super typhoon. A hybrid trade fair organized by the ILO and the Women's Business Council Philippines, with the support of J.P. Morgan, gives Zee more chances to grow her business.

  7. Video

    Putting down roots for peace and development in Sri Lanka

    21 September 2022

  8. Video

    Sustaining peace through employment and decent work

    21 September 2022

  9. ILO InfoStory

    Collective bargaining for an inclusive, sustainable and resilient recovery

    21 September 2022

    The COVID-19 crisis starkly underlined the importance of collective bargaining. Discover how collective agreements negotiated during the pandemic protected workers, safeguarded business continuity, and paved the way for a future with decent digital work.

  10. Our impact, Their voices

    New skills and a brighter future – Mohammad’s story

    20 September 2022

    The ILO is training Lebanese nationals and Syrian refugees in skills that are in demand in the labour market to improve their employment prospects.