News and articles

November 2022

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    New mobile application protects workers’ rights in Moldova

    08 November 2022

    The ILO supported the National Trade Union Confederation of Moldova (CNSM) to launch a mobile application at the end of September, 2022 enabling trade union members to report workers’ rights violations to the unions and the State Labour Inspectorate. Within two weeks, about 400 users downloaded the application.

October 2022

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    Moldova trade unions help Ukrainian refugees to help themselves

    24 October 2022

    Nearly 90,000 refugees fleeing the war in Ukraine have chosen to stay in Moldova, where they received a warm reception from the country, as well help from Moldovan trade unions, who are supported by the ILO.

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    Trade unions adopt conclusion for just economy, decent work in South-East Asia

    13 October 2022

    At a sub-regional conference held in the Philippines, workers organizations from 10 South-East Asian countries adopted a joint resolution to revitalize in a changing world of work and outlined concrete measures to collaborate and create a just, sustainable and fair economy, that enables decent work for all workers.

  3. Philippines to host trade union post-COVID sub-regional conference

    04 October 2022

    Over 30 trade unions and workers' organizations representatives from 10 countries in Asia and the Pacific will convene in the Philippines for a sub-regional conference to promote decent work, which aims to improve the living conditions of millions of workers still affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.

September 2022

  1. Unions must work together and find ways to organize new forms of work

    26 September 2022

    Trade unions need to strengthen their unity, attract more young people and organize workers in the digital economy, according to a new report.

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    How can Unions contribute to the achievement of universal social protection?

    14 September 2022

    The ILO's Bureau for Workers' Activities (ACTRAV) launched a new resource package on social protection to assist workers and their organizations. Ursula Kulke, Senior Social Protection Specialist, explains the objectives of this resource package and the role of Unions to achieve universal social protection.

July 2022

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    Workers in rural areas face severe decent work deficits

    07 July 2022

    About 80 per cent of the world’s poor live in rural areas where they face governance gaps, informality, underdeveloped production systems, limited access to public services and inadequate social protection coverage.

  2. Expand social protection coverage to limit the effects of the pandemic, say trade unions

    05 July 2022

    Trade union leaders and representatives from around the world agreed that extending social protection coverage and strengthening social protection systems is of highest priority. The fallout from the pandemic has underlined the need for governments to make social protection a reality for all.

  3. Social Protection: Three questions to Ursula Kulke…

    01 July 2022

    The ILO organized the 5th meeting of the Social Protection, Freedom and Justice for Workers Network on 5th July. Ursula Kulke, Senior Social Protection Specialist, explains the objectives of this meeting and the next steps towards achieving the extension of social protection for all.

June 2022

  1. ILC 2022: What are the challenges and opportunities for workers?

    06 June 2022

    Paola del Carmen Egusquiza Granda (Peru), Worker Vice-Chairperson of the 110th Session of the International Labour Conference, discusses the challenges and opportunities of this hybrid meeting. In the context of the fragile recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic, Ms. Egúsquiza speaks about the role of trade unions in addressing concerns about the looming energy, funding and financial crises.