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May 2022

  1. Video

    The key points for discussion on decent work and the social and solidarity economy at the International Labour Conference

    30 May 2022

    A general discussion will take place on decent work and the social and solidarity economy during the 110th International Labour Conference. Discover the key points for discussion in this video.

  2. Video

    Why apprenticeships are in the spotlight at the International Labour Conference?

    30 May 2022

    The 2022 International Labour Conference will consider the development of a possible new International Labour Standard on apprenticeships. Find out more about the background process and get an overview over what the committee will be discussing.

  3. Video

    Occupational safety and health as a Fundamental Principle and Right at Work?

    30 May 2022

    Three things we need to know about the ILO discussion on occupational safety and health as a Fundamental Principle and Right at Work during the International labour Conference.

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    Statement

    Opening remarks by Guy Ryder, ILO Director-General, at the 110th Session of the International Labour Conference

    27 May 2022

  5. ILO in action

    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.

  6. Video

    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.

  7. G7 Labour and Employment Ministers Meeting

    Intervention by ILO Director-General Guy Ryder on “Improving Occupational Health and Safety”

    24 May 2022

  8. G7 Labour and Employment Ministers Meeting

    Remarks to G7 Opening Session by the ILO Director-General Guy Ryder

    24 May 2022

  9. ILO in action

    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.

  10. © Dominic Chavez / World Bank 2022

    Joint ILO/UNICEF report

    ILO/UNICEF: Social protection contributes to reducing child labour

    18 May 2022

    A new ILO-UNICEF report calls for the closing of the social protection coverage gap that means 1.5 billion children are still unsupported by family or child cash benefits.