News room

April 2019

  1. President of Russia Vladimir Putin met with ILO Director-General Guy Ryder

    23 April 2019

    Following the meeting of the Russian Geographical Society Board of Trustees at the Society’s headquarters in St Petersburg, Vladimir Putin met with Director-General of the International Labour Organization Guy Ryder.

  2. Guy Ryder: ‘All countries should ratify health and safety conventions’

    23 April 2019

    Speaking in Russia ahead of the World Day for Safety and Health at Work, ILO Director-General, Guy Ryder, said the well-being of workers continues to be a priority for the ILO as the world of work undergoes rapid change.

  3. © World Future Council 2019

    Awarding innovative policies to empower youth

    18 April 2019

    National, local and regional governments and non-governmental organizations are encouraged to showcase decent work policies that help youth reach their full potential.

  4. Diagnostics of Informality in Tajikistan

    09 April 2019

    “The three pillars of the ILO human-centred agenda for the future of work – investing in people’s capacities, investing in the institutions and work and investing in decent and sustainable work - will surely guide the national efforts in reducing informality and promoting formalization” – this statement was made by Valentin Mocanu, ILO Moscow Senior Specialist on Labour Administration, Labour Inspection and OSH, at the opening of a national tripartite + round table in Dushanbe on 9 April, organized in the framework of the ILO project “From the Crisis towards decent and Safe Jobs”.

  5. Training for Judges in the Russian Federation

    05 April 2019

    Fifteen judges came together on April 5 in Moscow to learn how international labour standards can be used in resolving labour disputes in domestic courts.

  6. Activists welcome progress towards eradication of forced labour, child labour in Uzbekistan

    03 April 2019

    A conference in Brussels has welcomed an ILO report that found the Uzbek government did not systematically use child labour or forced labour during the 2018 cotton harvest. The report found that government reforms are having an impact, but that there are still many challenges at local level.

March 2019

  1. 100 years in a day – the ILO embraces the globe with a ‘virtual’ tour

    28 March 2019

    A global webcast, covering 24 offices in 24 hours, will showcase the diversity of ILO work, as part of the ILO 100 celebrations.

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    Business models worldwide face radical change: ILO-IOE study

    25 March 2019

    A new study finds that innovation and flexibility are needed in the face of major changes affecting the way businesses around the world operate.

  3. Interagency Training Workshop on HIV Prevention in Volgograd

    23 March 2019

    A training workshop “Strengthening HIV/AIDS Programmes at Work in the Volgograd Oblast” took place in Volgograd on March 21 and 22.

  4. Workshop in Armenia to Celebrate the Centenary of the International Labour Organization

    16 March 2019

    On March 14-15, the Confederation of Trade Unions of Armenia (CTUA) with support of the International Labour Organization organized in Agveran a workshop entitled “The ILO Centenary: Future of Work and the Role of Trade Unions in Promoting Decent Work”.