World Day for Safety and Health at Work 2020 - Stop the pandemic: Safety and health at work can save lives
28 April 2020
Recognizing the great challenge that governments, employers, workers and whole societies are facing worldwide to combat the COVID-19 pandemic, the World Day for Safety and Health at Work will focus on addressing the outbreak of infectious diseases at work, focusing on the COVID-19 pandemic.
28 - 30 May 2019
The International Labour Organization's CARING Gold Mining Project, funded by the U.S. Department of Labor, will host the first-ever Inter-Regional Knowledge-Sharing Forum to discuss issues on child labour and working conditions in artisanal and small-scale gold mining (ASGM) on 28-30 May 2019.
28 April 2019
Joint Conclusion Adopted at the Second Implementation Follow-up Meeting of Bangladesh Sustainability Compact
28 January 2016
The second follow-up meeting of Bangladesh Sustainability Compact took place in Dhaka on 28 January 2016. At the meeting the EU, US, Canada, Government of Bangladesh and the International Labour Organisation (ILO) reviewed progress achieved since October 2014 and discussed future prospects. The parties also welcomed Canada as a new partner to the Compact. A joint conclusion was adopted at the second meeting.
28 January 2016
The second follow-up meeting of Bangladesh Sustainability Compact will be hosted by the Government of Bangladesh. It will aim to take stock of the progress achieved since October 2014 and look into the future prospects. It will bring together all Compact partners and offer a session for interested stakeholders.
12 - 16 October 2015
Government, employer and worker representatives met at ILO headquarters in Geneva to discuss priority safety and health issues in both passenger and freight road transport.
10 June 2015
Informal meeting of Ministers of Labour and Social Affairs alongside the 104th International Labour Conference looks for ways to improve working conditions in small and micro enterprises.
31 May - 5 June 2015
The 31st International Congress on Occupational Health (ICOH Congress 2015) will be held under the motto "Global Harmony for Occupational Health: Bridge the world", which will be realized by active participation and cooperation of global occupational health professionals and leaders.
20 May 2015
The event will include a testimonial from a Red Cross Red Crescent Health Volunteer about their experiences in the field, a high level panel discussion and a general discussion. The event will take place from 18:00 to 19:30 and English-French interpretation will be made available.
28 April 2015
A national occupational safety and health culture is one in which the right to a safe and healthy working environment is respected at all levels, where governments, employers and workers actively participate in securing a safe and healthy working environment through a system of defined rights, responsibilities and duties, and where the highest priority is accorded to the principle of prevention.