Highlights

February 2022

  1. © Pathumporn Thongking/UN Women 2022

    Occupational Safety and Health for Health workers

    New ILO/WHO guide urges greater safeguards to protect health workers

    21 February 2022

    The joint publication encourages countries to strengthen the protection of health workers by improving the management of occupational health and safety at national, sub-national and health facility levels.

  2. World Day of Social Justice 2022

    ILO Director-General’s message for World Day of Social Justice 2022

    18 February 2022

    On the occasion of World Day of Social Justice 2022, ILO Director-General, Guy Ryder, says international community has a rare chance that must not be missed to shape a recovery from COVID-19 that delivers social justice for people and protects the planet we all depend on.

  3. Fair recruitment

    The ILO’s Fair Recruitment Initiative (FRI) builds momentum with its new advisory committee

    08 February 2022

    Representatives of the governments of Bangladesh, Italy, Kenya, Mexico, Qatar, Switzerland and Tunisia, the International Organisation of Employers (IOE), the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) and the Swiss Development Cooperation agency met for the first time in January 2022 as members of the Advisory Committee of the ILO Fair Recruitment Initiative. Committee Members will share knowledge and expertise, identify common challenges and opportunities and provide strategic guidance to the ILO in implementing the Fair Recruitment Initiative strategy for 2021-25.

  4. 22-24 February 2022

    Global Forum for a Human-centred Recovery

    08 February 2022

January 2022

  1. Migrants’ rigths

    “Same work, same rights”: Campaign for decent work for Pakistani migrants in Italy

    26 January 2022

  2. © KB Mpofu / ILO 2022

    WESO Trends 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. International Labour Conference

    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.

  2. Joint ILO-EC action

    Training on monitoring the performance of policies against labour exploitation

    09 December 2021

  3. University collaboration

    Seminar on International Labour Law. Third edition

    01 December 2021

    The third edition of the Course on International Labour Law organized by the Department of Law of the University of Ferrara in collaboration with the Office of the International Labour Organization (ILO) for Italy and San Marino will take place from 1 to 20 December 2021.

November 2021

  1. © ILO 2022

    HIV discrimination in the world of work

    Stigma and discrimination remain major issues for workers with HIV/AIDS

    30 November 2021

    A report by the International Labour Organization and the opinion poll company, Gallup, reveals persistent HIV-related stigma and discrimination in the world of work.