1. Governor of West Java supports ILO’s financial inclusion and SMEs development

    06 June 2023

    The Governor of West Java greatly welcomes the delegation of the International Labour Organization (ILO) and the Swiss State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO) to further strengthen collaborations on financial inclusion and the development of SMEs in Province of West Java.

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    Experts agree new guidelines to promote decent work in the agri-food sector

    25 May 2023

    More than one billion workers will benefit from the guidelines, which are based on the ILO’s instruments and Decent Work Agenda.

  3. As a sewer worker, I want respect and safer working conditions

    24 May 2023

    Cleaning sewers is dangerous, hazardous work that can be lethal. Shafique Massih is a sewer worker in Lahore, Pakistan, calling for safer working conditions and greater respect for sanitation workers.

  4. Community-based Rural Tourism Programme: A new methodology to boost productive employment and decent work in Bolivia

    24 May 2023

    ILO carries out in Bolivia the first pilot Training of Trainers programme to strengthen capacities and promote the development of rural community-based tourism enterprises and the generation of new and better jobs in rural areas.

  5. Road transport is essential for human-centred development, inclusivity and prosperity

    12 May 2023

    Speech by ILO Director-General Gilbert F. Houngbo to International Road Transport Union (IRU)’s 75th anniversary.

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    Global South circular economy could generate millions of job opportunities

    09 May 2023

    The use, re-use and recycling of products contributes to sustainable development and helps combat climate change.

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    New recommendations call for human-centered approach in the aviation sector

    05 May 2023

    Delegates from governments, employers’ and workers’ organizations have adopted new recommendations to promote decent work and ensure the sustainability of the aviation sector.

  8. Challenges and opportunities to advance decent work in five countries and supply chains: A synthesis report

    28 April 2023

  9. Occupational safety and health key to achieve social justice, says ILO

    24 April 2023

    The ILO held a ceremony to mark the 10th anniversary of the Rana Plaza tragedy, in which more than 1,130 workers lost their lives and thousands were injured when a garment factory collapsed in Dhaka, Bangladesh, on 24 April 2013.

  10. Event: Decent Work in Global Supply Chains

    14 April 2023

    The event took place on Monday 17 April 2023 from 13:00 to 17:00 CET and was hosted by the Social and Economic Council (SER) in The Hague, the Netherlands.