Press releases

October 2023

  1. Regional Director

    ILO's new Regional Director for Africa takes office.

    04 October 2023

    Former Rwandan government minister, Fanfan Rwanyindo Kayirangwa, will serve as Assistant Director-General and Regional Director for Africa, at the International Labour Organization’s Regional Office in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire

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    Press release

    ILO Myanmar Commission of Inquiry finds far-reaching violations of freedom of association and forced labour Conventions

    04 October 2023

    The Commission of Inquiry urges the Myanmar military authorities to immediately cease all forms of violence, torture and other inhumane treatment against trade unionists, and to end all forms of forced or compulsory labour.

  3. Media Advisory

    Media Accreditation for the 21st International Conference of Labour Statisticians

    03 October 2023

September 2023

  1. Press release

    The State of Kuwait, the European Union and the International Labour Organization join efforts to advance Just Transition ahead of COP-28

    28 September 2023

  2. Press release

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    28 September 2023

  3. #thiswaytosocialjustice

    ILO launches global communication campaign to promote inequality reduction and social justice

    28 September 2023

    Launched at the Global Citizen Festival in New York, the ILO “This Way to Social Justice" campaign calls for urgent action to reduce inequalities in the world of work.

  4. Press release

    ILO conducts a training of trainers for tripartite partners on Occupational Safety and Health in Syria

    26 September 2023

    The training equipped participants with expertise in the field of occupational safety and health in various sectors of economic activity, especially in the construction sector.

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    Press release

    North Sulawesi moves towards a sustainable and innovative green and blue tourism

    26 September 2023

    The three-day Green Jobs Forum held in Manado, conducted by the ILO and its partners, promotes sustainable tourism in North Sulawesi that preserves the environment, supports local livelihoods, and promotes responsible practices.

  6. Press release

    Ensuring a workplace free of violence and sexual harassment, Minister of Manpower-ILO launch new guidelines for labour inspection

    25 September 2023

    Supported by the ILO, this guide equips labour inspectors with the necessary knowledge to identify gender-related biases and violations.

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    Labour migration

    ILO opens the 2023 Global Media Competition on Labour Migration

    25 September 2023

    Journalists are invited to submit articles showing exemplary media coverage on labour migration and fair recruitment.