New guidelines on medical examination of fishers adopted by the International Labour Organization and International Maritime Organization
22 February 2024
The crew of fishing vessels need to be medically fit for their physically demanding work. New medical examination guidelines will improve and standardize these examinations, leading to improved health and safety in the fishing sector.
02 February 2024
The utility and accuracy of AI tools in evaluating a range of job occupations, in comparison to human assessments, has potential benefits such as efficiency, cost effectiveness and speed, but some obstacles need to be overcome.
New report on platform economy marks first step towards considering a new international labour standard
31 January 2024
A new ILO study marks a step forward towards creating a new international labour standard to support decent work in the platform economy.
23 January 2024
Governments, employers’ and workers’ organizations, international organizations, academic institutions and INGOs join Coalition to grow multilateral cooperation, and accelerate progress towards achieving Sustainable Development Goals and Decent Work Agenda.
22 January 2024
A new ILO report emphasizes using Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) frameworks to address the root causes of violence and harassment and to encourage collective action for better work environments.
17 January 2024
Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan: 16-17 January 2024 Fifteen consultants who have been trained to support Kyrgyzstan’s efforts to promote greening of enterprises for a just transition toward low carbon economy met in Bishkek. They discussed interim results and lessons learnt from baseline visits and training conducted at the selected enterprises.
Global unemployment rate set to increase in 2024 while growing social inequalities raise concerns, says ILO report
10 January 2024
Joblessness and the jobs gap have both fallen below pre-pandemic levels but global unemployment will rise in 2024, and growing inequalities and stagnant productivity are causes for concern, according to the ILO’s World Employment and Social Outlook: Trends 2024 report.
06 December 2023
A presentation and discussion on alternative mechanisms for individual grievance handling procedures were held at the UN House Armenia. The application of the procedures will help to strengthen labour rights and promote a fair and transparent work environment.
06 December 2023
Governments, employers’ and workers’ representatives agreed on concrete measures to improve the living and working conditions of inland water transport workers and establish a level-playing field in the sector.
30 November 2023
In October-November 2023, trained consultants finished their baseline analysis visits to 16 small- and medium-sized enterprises selected in consultation with the tripartite constituents.