Press releases

August 2020

  1. Media advisory

    New ILO report to be released on COVID-19 impact on youth education

    10 August 2020

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    Child Labour

    ILO Child Labour Convention achieves universal ratification

    04 August 2020

    All 187 member States of the International Labour Organization (ILO) have ratified the ILO Convention on the Worst Forms of Child Labour, 1999 (No. 182).

July 2020

  1. Media advisory

    ILO to launch media Toolkit on Forced Labour and Fair Recruitment

    29 July 2020

  2. World Youth Skills Day 2020

    Skills for a Resilient Youth in the Era of COVID-19 and Beyond

    20 July 2020

    The World Youth Skills Day 2020 took stock of the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on skills development and explored how young people can respond to the economic crisis.

  3. World Youth Skills Day

    1st ILO Skills Challenge Innovation Call winner announced

    15 July 2020

    The winner of the first ILO Skills Challenge Innovation Call has been announced, and the USD 50,000 prize has gone to a domestic workers association in Zimbabwe.

  4. Virtual Global Summit

    ILO Global Summit builds commitment to create better world of work after COVID-19

    13 July 2020

    Global leaders discussed strategies to ensure the world of work after the COVID-19 pandemic tackles the vulnerabilities exposed by the outbreak, including a lack of social protection, the informal economy, inequality and climate change.

  5. Virtual Global Summit

    Global leaders to address ILO Virtual Global Summit on COVID-19 and the World of Work

    07 July 2020

    The largest ever online gathering of workers, employers and governments will discuss how to build back better in the post-pandemic recovery.

  6. Virtual Global Summit

    Regional events pave the way for global discussions on COVID-19 and the World of Work

    03 July 2020

    Participants from five ILO regions discussed the challenges of recovery and building back better, and their conclusions will feed into discussions at a ILO virtual Global Summit.

  7. International Labour Standards

    Workers’ organizations are essential to promote and put into practice ILO standards on Violence and Harassment

    03 July 2020

    Social dialogue including collective bargaining remains a vital instrument for workers’organizations to advocate for the ratification and implementation of these new ILO standards on violence and harassment in the world of work.

  8. Press release

    The first online actuarial training for MOHRSS and its local branches

    01 July 2020