News room

February 2022

  1. © M. Crozet / ILO 2022

    Move beyond ambition to action, urges ILO Director-General

    22 February 2022

    The Global Forum for a Human-centred Recovery, organized by the International Labour Organization, opened with a plea by the ILO Director-General for the international community to take action to address the ‘dangerous inequalities’ exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic within and among countries.

  2. ILO Project Supports Young Entrepreneurs in Astrakhan region

    04 February 2022

    Representatives of the ILO Project "Partnerships for Youth Employment in the Commonwealth of Independent States" and the Agency for Employment of Population of the Astrakhan Region completed the second round of review of business plans presented by young entrepreneurs.

January 2022

  1. © Nenad Stojkovic 2022

    Improve the policy environment to reap the benefits of digitalization in the finance sector, says ILO

    31 January 2022

    A better framework would harness the full potential of technological innovation in the financial sector, which provides jobs for more than 50 million people, and help achieve decent work and sustainable enterprise development.

  2. © KB Mpofu / ILO 2022

    ILO downgrades labour market recovery forecast for 2022

    17 January 2022

    The ILO’s World Employment and Social Outlook Trends 2022 report warns of a slow and uncertain recovery, as the pandemic continues to have a significant impact on global labour markets.

December 2021

  1. Joint UN-Uzbekistan Achievements in Strengthening the Social Protection System Discussed

    17 December 2021

    TASHKENT, 17 December 2021, – The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), International Labour Organisation (ILO) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) organized a meeting for national and international development partners to discuss the achievements of the UN Joint Programme on Strengthening Social Protection in Uzbekistan and to foster actions for social protection strengthening in the context of the ongoing reforms and COVID-19 pandemic.

  2. ILO's webinar on promoting transition from informal to formal economy and Global call to action for a human-centered recovery from COVID-19 crisis

    14 December 2021

    The ILO Project "Transition from informal to formal economy" has been officially launched at the Webinar.

  3. Calls for increased action on inequalities and skills end second session of 109th International Labour Conference

    13 December 2021

    The second and final session of the 109th International Labour Conference has concluded with a call from Member States for the ILO to develop new strategies to tackle inequalities and boost skills and life-long learning.

  4. UN agencies and other international organizations establish Joint Action Group to protect transport workers and secure supply chains during the COVID-19 pandemic

    13 December 2021

    The Group will focus on promoting COVID-19 vaccination of transport workers and ensuring the application of internationally agreed protocols and standards.

  5. ILO and Interpeace sign Memorandum of Understanding to strengthen conflict-sensitive and peace-responsive programming

    10 December 2021

    ILO and Interpeace sign MoU to expand global peace responsive approaches.

  6. Azerbaijan shared its experience with Kyrgyzstan on e-labour contracts

    10 December 2021

    At the request of the Kyrgyz Republic, Azerbaijan shared its experience on e-labour contracts.