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November 2023

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    Labour market and livelihoods in the Occupied Palestinian Territory

    ILO launches funding appeal to respond to critical needs of Palestinian workers and employers

    09 November 2023

    Funding sought to implement ILO’s three-phase programme to provide immediate relief to impacted groups and support longer-term job and business recovery and social protection.

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    Occupational exposure to UVR

    Working under the sun causes 1-in-3 deaths from non-melanoma skin cancer, say WHO and ILO

    08 November 2023

    New research has found that exposure to ultraviolet solar radiation is a major cause of work-related cancer deaths globally, and more needs to be done on prevention and mitigation.

  3. G20

    Remarks by ILO Director-General Gilbert F. Houngbo to the G20 Employment Working Group (EWG) handover meeting

    07 November 2023

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    ILOSTAT Blog

    Where women work: Female-dominated occupations and sectors

    07 November 2023

    Despite women breaking barriers in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) occupations and some overcoming obstacles in leadership roles, the transformation of the gender landscape in the workplace remains somewhat limited. Explore the latest insights from the new ILO database Worker and Sector Profiles.

  5. ILO in action

    Breaking barriers to bring pride to her country

    03 November 2023

    In Sri Lanka, Upeksha Madushani Maduthilaka is receiving on the job training in the Colombo Port as a transfer crane operator, a traditionally male dominated job. Thanks to the National Union of Sea Farers and with the support of the ILO and the Government of Japan, she aspires to become one of the best crane operators in South Asia and in doing so, bring pride to her country.

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    349th Session of the ILO Governing Body

    Global Coalition for Social Justice endorsed by ILO Governing Body

    02 November 2023

    The Coalition will increase multilateral cooperation and partnerships and play a key role in advocating for social justice.

October 2023

  1. Article

    Prevention is better than cure

    31 October 2023

    The ILO 8.7 Accelerator Lab supports the Ghana Maritime Authority in strategic compliance of fishing vessels with provisions of C188 linked to forced labour

  2. Article

    Limpopo Improve Your Business Training

    30 October 2023

    South Africa

  3. © ILO 2023

    349th Session of the ILO Governing Body

    Opening address of the ILO Director-General to the 349th session of the Governing Body

    30 October 2023

  4. International Day of Care and Support

    ILO Director-General statement for International Day of Care and Support

    29 October 2023

    On the first International Day of Care and Support, the International Labour Organization calls for heavy investments in the care economy.