Press releases

November 2019

  1. GB roundup

    ILO Governing Body concludes 337th session

    08 November 2019

    The ILO Governing Body ended its 337th session on 7 November 2019. ILO News discussed the highlights of the session with Juan Llobera, Clerk of the Governing Body.

  2. Media advisory

    100 Years of Maternity Protection: Transforming Leave and Care Policies for All

    06 November 2019

  3. © Monty Rakusen/Cultura Creative 2019

    Labour Statistics

    ILO launches new statistics portal

    05 November 2019

    A new ILO website provides a wealth of labour data for a range of users including labour researchers, journalists, experts who want to produce their own data, as well as the general public.

October 2019

  1. Press release

    ILO signs new agreement with the Netherlands on forced displacement response

    31 October 2019

    PROSPECTS Partnership: Putting decent work at the nexus between humanitarian action and development cooperation

  2. Press release

    Refresher training for selected SIYB Master Trainers in China: to equip the trainers with new tools and knowledge in the new context to better serve start-ups

    28 October 2019

    The ILO collaborated with the Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security of China to hold a refresher training for SIYB Master Trainers to update them on new SIYB tools and adaptions, discuss recent global trends and developments and exchange on achievements in China.

  3. © Council of the EU 2019

    ILO100

    Council of the EU welcomes the ILO Centenary Declaration for the Future of Work

    24 October 2019

    The Council calls on the EU Member States to pursue a human-centred approach to the future of work.

  4. Press release

    The ILO and the Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security (MOHRSS) join forces to strengthen the labour dimension of corporate social responsibility in China

    24 October 2019

    Delegates enthusiastically engage on issues around labour standards, Chinese labour law and CSR during a three-day training

  5. Press release

    ILO and its tripartite partners in Myanmar celebrate the Organization’s 100-year Anniversary

    21 October 2019

    The ILO underpins human-centered vision to advancing social justice and promoting decent work in Myanmar as it celebrates the organization’s 100th anniversary with tripartite plus organizations.

  6. © ILO 2019

    ILO Open Day

    A window on the ILO’s World of Work

    17 October 2019

    From exhibitions, to films to interactive games, the ILO Open Day was a window on the wide-ranging work of the organization.

  7. International Day for the Eradication of Poverty

    New ILO research identifies policies to tackle poverty and inequality

    17 October 2019

    Combining active labour market policies with income support makes both measures more effective in tackling poverty and helping people find decent work, a new report finds.