News

  1. Webinar on "best practices around social protection coverage for workers in the Cultural and Creative Sector: the case of France" - 21st June 2021

    25 June 2021

  2. Mozambique ratifies the Maritime Labour Convention, 2006, as amended (MLC, 2006)

    28 May 2021

    Mozambique became the 98th Member State of the ILO to ratify the Convention.

  3. Extend social protection to workers in the culture and creative sector

    13 May 2021

    Lockdown measures led to the closure of theatres and cinemas, and the suspension or cancellation of movie, television and music productions. Many workers in the industry lost their jobs and had no social protection to help them. A new ILO study shows that extending social protection to the culture and creative sector is possible.

  4. A need to invest in people’s capabilities, decent and sustainable work in the automotive industry

    05 March 2021

    Presentation of the paper that served as a basis for discussion at the ILO virtual technical meeting on the future of work in the automotive industry, held from 15 to 19 February 2021.

  5. Iraq: Jobs and cultural heritage the focus of new ILO-EU-UNESCO collaboration

    24 February 2021

    With support from the European Union, the programme will use employment-intensive approaches to create decent jobs and upgrade skills and employment services for internally displaced persons, Syrian refugees and host community members, while preserving and rehabilitating cultural heritage sites.

  6. Urgent need to promote decent and sustainable work in the automotive industry

    24 February 2021

    With the COVID-19 crisis placing massive economic strains on the automotive industry, governments, workers’ and employers’ representatives agree a roadmap to ensure a future that works for all in the sector.

  7. ILO and FAO join forces to keep logging safe

    26 January 2021

    The COVID-19 pandemic has had a significant impact on logging operations around the world, with direct and serious implications for workers and enterprises. As economic activities restart, companies and workers must find ways to adapt to new realities. The ILO and FAO have joined forces and released a practical and participatory checklist to help companies, workers and customers stay safe and prevent the spread of COVID-19, while mitigating the social economic impact of COVID-19.

  8. Joint Statement on prioritization of COVID-19 vaccination for seafarers and aircrew (25 March 2021)

    15 January 2021

  9. Statement by the Secretary-General of IMO and the Director-General of ILO’s calling for attention to the matter of ʺno crew changeʺ clauses in charterparties

    15 January 2021

  10. Recordings of the Global Research Webinar(5/5): Closing remarks

    03 November 2020

    This video series are recordings of the Global Research Webinar "Towards a brighter future of work in the digital economy", which was held on 30 September 2020. The purpose of the webinar was to share the main findings of the ILO research project on skills shortages, skills development strategies, and the governance of international labour migration of ICT specialists in Canada, China, Germany, India, Indonesia, Singapore and Thailand.