News and events

2022

  1. News

    ILO supporting apiculture farmers in Kenya to find opportunity in crisis

    05 April 2022

    To meet the increased demand of honey during COVID-19, the ILO and its partners provided timely guidance to the apiculture farmers in Garissa, Kenya, improving their production and income.

  2. Press release

    Gender equality through improved labour standards compliance in the Philippines

    04 April 2022

    A dialogue on gender equality and labour standards highlighted the need to strengthen efforts to promote rights at work and improve working conditions for women through social dialogue to ensure compliance with general labour standards, including occupational safety and health, and access to social protection and other existing programmes and services.

  3. News

    Luxembourg and the ILO sign a new Strategic Framework Partnership

    21 March 2022

  4. News

    Australia and the ILO sign a new Strategic Engagement Framework (2022-2027)

    18 March 2022

  5. News

    ILO and Japan launch five new water systems in Mindanao

    17 March 2022

    Over 3,000 households have gained access to safe and clean water as the ILO-Japan Water and Sanitation Project launches five new water systems built by community members, indigenous peoples and former combatants in the Bangsamoro region.

  6. Press release

    ILO partners with ICEED to eliminate child labour through economic empowerment and vocation skills training for youth in Malawi

    10 March 2022

    Lilongwe, March 10, 2022 – The International Labour Organization (ILO), ACCEL Africa Malawi project and the Impact Centre for Economic Empowerment and Development (ICEED) have signed a new partnership valued at Mk376 million (circa. USD$450,000) to eliminate child labour in Malawi by implementing a technical vocational skills training program with at least 300 youths of legal working age (14 -17 years and above) and economic empowerment activities for atleast 500 men and women in the lower tiers of the tea and coffee supply chains.

  7. Press release

    National Statistical Office (NSO) of Malawi partners with the International Labour Organization to survey child labour in Malawi’s tea and coffee sectors

    10 March 2022

    Malawi, 10th March 2022 – The National Statistical Office of Malawi (NSO), with support from the International Labour Organization (ILO) through the ACCEL Africa Malawi project will conduct a child labour survey in the country’s tea and coffee sectors. Data will be collected from some 1,380 households involved in tea and coffee production across the five districts of Chitipa, Mulanje, Mzimba, Ntchisi, and Thyolo.

  8. Our impact, their voices

    ILO supports rural women in Basra to develop their skills in the date sector

    07 March 2022

    An ILO capacity building training programme for rural women in Basra seeks to foster skills, entrepreneurship and decent employment in the field of agriculture, funded by the European Union.

  9. News

    Apprenticeship brings a new dawn for host community and refugee youth in Uganda

    25 February 2022

    The ILO, with support from the government of the Netherlands and participation of the government of Uganda, employers and training institutes, has been able to place 95 hotel management apprentices in 40 hotels to gain on-the-job experience

  10. © M. Crozet / ILO 2022

    Global Forum for a Human-centred Recovery

    ILO Global Forum concludes with renewed commitments to a recovery that puts people first

    25 February 2022

    The International Labour Organization is strengthening its collaboration with several multilateral system agencies to urgently address the inequalities exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic, within and between countries.