1. Asian garment and textile industry seeks path to bright and sustainable future (ILO meeting highlights, 18-20 October 2021)

    03 January 2022

    The ILO convened a tripartite forum to discuss challenges and opportunities for the Asian garment sector in the aftermath of the COVID-19 pandemic and long-standing trends reshaping the supply chain.

  2. Climate change and financing a just transition

    01 November 2021

    A just transition to a green economy is more urgent than ever. The international community increasingly recognizes the role that businesses play in affecting both the environment and society. To ensure a just transition, the financial sector should consider environmental and social outcomes in equal measure.

  3. Decent and sustainable work in Asian garment sector

    18 October 2021

    ILO presents a regional tripartite meeting about the challenges and opportunities for decent and sustainable work in the Asian garment sector.

  4. Sustainable supply chains to build forward better

    14 October 2021

    A European Commission - ILO joint initiative addresses challenges and opportunities to advance decent work in five global supply chains for a fair, resilient, and sustainable COVID-19 crisis recovery.

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    ILO adopts code of practice on safety and health in textiles, clothing, leather and footwear industries

    08 October 2021

    More than 60 million workers around the globe will benefit from concrete guidance on improving safety and health in one of the world’s oldest manufacturing sectors.

  6. Joint IMO/ILO statement on upholding medical assistance obligations to seafarers and accelerating seafarer vaccination programmes

    06 October 2021

    The heads of the International Labour Organization (ILO) and the International Maritime Organization (IMO) have issued a joint statement calling for port and coastal States to allow seafarers to receive medical care.

  7. Interview with Ms Sonya Mohamed Janahi

    16 September 2021

    Ms Sonya Mohamed Janahi, Chairperson of the ILO technical meeting on the future of decent and sustainable work in urban transport services (30 August - 3 September 2021), shares her views on the vital role of the urban transport services.

  8. Video address Alejandra Cruz Ross ILO urban passenger transport (UPT): Report presentation

    31 August 2021

    During the Technical meeting on the future of decent and sustainable work in urban transport services (30 August-3 September 2021) representatives from governments, employers and workers will meet at the ILO to discuss the future of decent and sustainable decent work in this sector, the challenges and opportunities ahead, and agree on a tripartite basis on ways to invest in a job-rich and sustainable recovery of the sector.

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    ILO’s Virtual Academy to promote decent work in rural economy

    18 August 2021

    To improve rural working condition during and beyond the pandemic, the ILO in Indonesia organized the first Virtual Academy to promote decent work in rural economy, with specific focus on the agriculture sector, through country-level policy dialogues and masterclasses.

  10. Convention 190 in action: preventing harassment of workers in Japanese banks

    29 July 2021

    Labour banks (“Rokin Banks”) in Japan have been promoting workers’ access to finance for many years. They have also been in the vanguard when it comes to adopting international standards around workplace violence and harassment. Rokin Banks modelled their recent harassment guidelines directly on the ILO’s Convention 190, serving as an example and inspiration for legislation elsewhere in Japan, and for financial institutions around the world.