News room

May 2022

  1. Armenia marks World Day for Safety and Health at Work 2022

    03 May 2022

    On 3 May 2022, the Health and Labour Inspection Body (HLIB) of the Republic of Armenia observed the annual World Day for Safety and Health at Work with the support of the ILO. In 2022, World Day is focused on promoting the creation of a Preventative Safety and Health Culture through social dialogue.

April 2022

  1. © Jesse A. Lora / NAVFAC 2022

    Social dialogue, key to strengthening safety and health at work

    28 April 2022

    Responses to the COVID-19 pandemic have shown the importance of an effective collaboration between social partners in preventing occupational accidents and diseases, says a new report from the ILO on World Day for Safety and Health at Work.

  2. Social dialogue for a positive safety and health culture

    28 April 2022

    In a message to mark World Day for Safety and Health at Work, Guy Ryder, Director-General of the International Labour Organization, outlines the importance of workers, employers and governments working together to reduce deaths and injuries in the workplace.

  3. Tajikistan: trade union staff are trained on formalizing informal employment

    27 April 2022

    Federation of Independent Trade Union in Tajikistan (FITUT) builds the capacity of trade union employees by organizing trainings on transition from informal to formal employment and providing social protection in the formal economy.

  4. © Sveta Suvorina 2022

    ILO Director-General calls for the release of Belarusian trade union leaders

    21 April 2022

    More than a dozen Belarusian trade union leaders have been arrested and their homes and offices searched.

  5. Uzbekistan Public Work Programme proved effective in responding to COVID-19 job crisis

    21 April 2022

    The Uzbekistan Public Work Programme (PWP) was one of the most effective responses to the job-crisis triggered by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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    ILO and IMO call for urgent action on seafarers stranded in Ukraine following Russian aggression

    08 April 2022

    An estimated 1,000 seafarers are currently stranded in Ukrainian ports and waters with dwindling vital supplies.

March 2022

  1. The role of workers' organizations in promoting reform of the social protection system in Kyrgyzstan

    31 March 2022

    On March 17-18, 2022 a two-day training workshop titled “Advocating for social protection system reforms by workers’ organizations in Kyrgyzstan” took place in Bishkek.

  2. ILO and Uzbekistan: advancing decent work and human-centered recovery

    31 March 2022

    Uzbekistan’s fast-moving economic and social reforms are instrumental for achieving the Decent Work Agenda through the country's adherence to complying with ILO standards and promoting decent work. This was stated by the participants of the round table entitled “Advancing decent work in Uzbekistan: Human-centred recovery in practice” held on 31 March 2022 in Tashkent.

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    Highlights of the 344th session of the ILO Governing Body

    30 March 2022

    The Governing Body of the International Labour Organization concluded on 25 March. ILO News discussed the key elements with Dimitrina Dimitrova, Deputy Director of the ILO’s Official Meetings, Documentation and Relations Department.