News room

December 2019

  1. The Decent Jobs for Youth Knowledge Facility: Learning, sharing, and engaging

    11 December 2019

    Partners of the UN Global Initiative on Decent Jobs for Youth launch knowledge facility, including the ILO toolbox and data finder on youth employment.

November 2019

  1. State Secretary-Deputy Minister Andrei Pudov: Russia Is Taking Multi-Faceted Interagency and Interregional Efforts to Develop Social Protection

    26 November 2019

    Andrei Pudov, State Secretary-Deputy Minister of Labour and Social Protection, made this statement during the Global Social Protection Week in Geneva, Switzerland.

  2. Deputy Minister Grigory Lekarev: Russian Ministry of Labour Runs Active Awareness Campaign for HIV/AIDS Prevention at Work

    26 November 2019

    Grigory Lekarev, Deputy Minister of Labour and Social Protection, made this statement at the 5th All-Russia Forum for HIV/AIDS prevention and treatment practitioners.

  3. © Stuart Price / UN Photo 2019

    More than 500 billion dollars a year needed to ensure basic levels of social protection worldwide

    25 November 2019

    A new ILO report highlights critical financing gaps in social protection and provides policy recommendations on how these gaps could be closed.

  4. Uzbekistan ratifies the two Governance Conventions on Labour Inspection

    22 November 2019

    Uzbekistan has ratified the Labour Inspection Convention, 1947 (No. 81) and the Labour Inspection (Agriculture) Convention, 1969 (No. 129).

  5. Uzbekistan ratifies the two Governance Conventions on Labour Inspection

    22 November 2019

    Uzbekistan has ratified the Labour Inspection Convention, 1947 (No. 81) and the Labour Inspection (Agriculture) Convention, 1969 (No. 129)

  6. © Mitchell Maher / IFPRI 2019

    Persons with disabilities need new roadmap to join future world of work

    21 November 2019

    Those with disabilities will face additional challenges in reaping the benefits of changes affecting the world of work, according to a new report. The publication also outlines a roadmap to help create a more equitable future of work.

  7. Armenia: Towards Modern Approaches in Skills Strategic Planning

    19 November 2019

    Under the International Labor Organization Project “Applying the G20 Training strategy: A partnership of the ILO and the Russian Federation” (Phase 2). Armenia organized a knowledge-sharing workshop to report on the Project's implementation of a pilot on alignment of TVET strategic objectives and performance indicators with the International Human Resource Development (HRD) policy instruments.

  8. © Sharada Prasad CS 2019

    New report highlights dire working conditions of sanitation workers in some developing countries

    14 November 2019

    Countless sanitation workers in the developing world work in conditions that endanger their lives and health, and violate their dignity and rights.

  9. © Frans Persoon 2019

    Convention No 1: A landmark for Workers’ Rights

    13 November 2019

    100 years ago the first International Labour Conference adopted the first International Labour Standard – on working time. As the ILO celebrates this landmark moment, ILO Working Time specialist, Jon Messenger, looks back at the history of the Convention and its impact.