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November 2022

  1. © Reuters 2022

    Article

    Indonesian women seafarers: Fighting against the tide of harassment and discrimination

    16 November 2022

    After joining the ILO training of trainer on harassment, violence and HIV/AIDS vulnerability in the maritime sector, an Indonesian woman seafarer actively promotes the rights to be free from harassment and discrimination at sea.

  2. Labour rights

    How have labour reforms progressed in Qatar?

    16 November 2022

    The World Cup is approaching, and the eyes of the world will be on Qatar. Sport has an important role to play in promoting respect for human rights. In Qatar the World Cup has accelerated the adoption of wide-ranging labour reforms to improve the lives of working people in the country. Let’s explore what has changed for migrant workers in Qatar.

  3. © AndreyPopov 2022

    Article

    The new EU Directive on minimum wage sets a dual goal

    16 November 2022

    In seeking to reduce working poverty and inequality, it focuses on improving the adequacy of statutory minimum wages as well as the promotion of collective bargaining.

  4. Article

    Unchartered waters: ILO signs MoU with the Fisheries Committee for the West Central Gulf of Guinea

    15 November 2022

    The ILO joins forces with the Fisheries Committee for the West Central Gulf of Guinea (FCWC) through a Memorandum of Understanding focused on the need to promote decent work and the elimination of forced labour in the fishing industry.

  5. © ferrantraite 2022

    Greening workplaces

    Enterprises must be key actors in the green transition

    14 November 2022

    Greening workplaces will play an increasingly important role in the green transition, as well as being an aspect of work life that matters greatly to both workers and employers. Read the new ILO report launched during COP27.

  6. COP 27

    ILO launches initiatives on Green Jobs for Youth and Just Transition financing tools at COP27

    11 November 2022

    During the first week of the UN Climate Change Conference the ILO launched a bold partnership to accelerate green job creation for youth, as well as the Just Transition Finance Tool on Banking and Investment Activities and opened the Just Transition Pavilion.

  7. News

    70 Years of the ILO Committee on Freedom of Association

    09 November 2022

    The CFA’s seven decades of work to promote respect for freedom of association are being marked with a new book that looks at the pioneering role and broad impact of the Committee’s work.

  8. Care economy

    Closing gaps in leaves and care services would generate millions of formal jobs in Latin America and the Caribbean, especially for women

    08 November 2022

    Despite the progress made in the last decade, there are still large regulatory and enforcement gaps in maternity protection, leaves, and child and elderly care in the countries of the region.

  9. Video

    How did the ILO perform during the COVID-19 pandemic?

    03 November 2022

    This comprehensive evaluation of the ILO’s response in addressing the COVID-19 pandemic does not only show how the organization performed during the crisis but also provides the only full and objective account of this chapter in ILO’s history. The independent, high-level, evaluation documents what worked well and where challenges were faced both at the institutional and substantive response level. As such it provides analysis that will be critical to ensuring that the ILO is well positioned to meet challenges posed by future crises.

  10. Social dialogue

    ILO Director-General message to the Global Deal Forum 2022

    02 November 2022

    In a video address to the Global Deal Forum 2022 Gilbert F. Houngbo's underlined the importance of effective and inclusive social dialogue to address multiple global crises, including climatechange, inequalities, inflation and unemployment.