07 December 2018
An ILO initiative is helping migrants and refugees get recognition for their existing skills and learn new ones – creating a ‘brain gain’ for them and their host countries.
13 November 2018
Amarjeet Kaur, General secretary, All India Trade Union Congress speaks with the ILO on the role of unions in today’s changing times, and what must be done more to strengthen workers’ rights.
05 November 2018
With determination, detergent and the support of the ILO project promoting local empowerment through economic development in Sri Lanka, a group of women-headed households have gained social and economic power.
29 October 2018
The ILO and Colombia's Ministry of Information and Communication Technologies are working together to strengthen the information technology (IT) skills of more than 8,000 Colombian students. One visually impaired young man explains how the initiative opened new opportunities for him.
03 October 2018
A Philippine youth champion finds an innovative way to improve her fellow millennials’ knowledge about occupational safety and health.
30 September 2018
If not properly maintained, industrial boilers can represent a serious threat to the safety and health of factory workers. The ILO’s Vision Zero Fund has been supporting the Myanmar Ministry of Industry to develop a new curriculum for boiler inspectors aimed at ensuring proper and regular maintenance and inspection.
28 September 2018
On 28 September the Kazakhstan’s Parliament held hearings, titled “Problems and prospects of development of the employment sphere,” on 28th September. The participants discussed the current state of the labour market, employment, and formalization of self-employed population in Kazakhstan as well as methods to further develop employment of the country in the current context.
21 September 2018
On the eve of International Week of the Deaf we profile a deaf Zambian man who, with ILO help, escaped child labour and discrimination and built a successful career as a teacher in the US.
19 September 2018
ILO’s support for quality apprenticeships is making decent work a reality for young people in Tanzania. Now, as part of the search for more solutions to Africa’s youth employment challenge, the global initiative on Decent Jobs for Youth is calling for research ideas.
14 September 2018
Still an underreported issue in the country, the joint programme of the ILO and the International Finance Cooperation (IFC), sheds light on the nature of harassment in the workplace and ways to tackle it.