News and events

2022

  1. © European Union 2022

    Press release

    A human centred recovery with decent jobs is crucial in addressing plight of Syrians and host communities

    10 May 2022

    ILO Regional Director for Arab States Ruba Jaradat presented a statement to the Sixth Brussels Conference on Supporting the future of Syria and the region.

  2. Fact-sheet

    Core Voluntary Funding (RBSA) for ILO development cooperation (Update, April 2022)

    30 April 2022

    This fact sheet describes recent developments in the RBSA funding modality, its allocation and management, monitoring and evaluation, and results to date. It summarizes trends in 2018-20, and provides details on contributions for 2016-21.

  3. Article

    Social dialogue for safe workplaces

    29 April 2022

    Opinion written by Dagmar Walter, Director, ILO Decent Work Technical Support Team for South Asia and Country Office for India on World Safety and Health at Work Day, published in The Hindu

  4. Article

    Getting serious about supporting the care economy

    29 April 2022

    Opinion by Dagmar Walter, Director, ILO Decent Work Technical Support Team for South Asia and Country Office for India in The Hindu, on the Care Economy.

  5. News

    Sweden and the ILO renew their partnership

    21 April 2022

  6. News

    Kuwait pledges further funds to support decent work in the Occupied Palestinian Territories

    21 April 2022

    The new contribution of US $500,000 from the Kuwait representation in Geneva will support implementation of the Palestinian Decent Work Programme.

  7. News

    Industry exposure for vocational trainers to address skills gap in Ethiopia

    19 April 2022

    A public-private partnership led by ILO PROSPECTS Ethiopia is providing industry interface to trainers from vocational institutes, enhancing their understanding of skills in demand and evolving management practices.

  8. News

    Rural women need gender equality, workplace safety

    06 April 2022

    A strong and positive occupational safety and health culture is vital built on inclusion. However, women especially in rural sectors are often left out. Developmental approaches to promoting occupational safety and health, enhancing access to training and other technical advisory services, and increasing women’s participation can help improve safety and health in the rural sectors and communities.

  9. A just transition to greener economies

    Bold action needed to reduce carbon emissions

    05 April 2022

    The latest report from the UN‘s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change outlines opportunities to reduce carbon emissions and strengthens the ILO‘s call for a just transition to greener economies.

  10. News

    ILO supporting apiculture farmers in Kenya to find opportunity in crisis

    05 April 2022

    To meet the increased demand of honey during COVID-19, the ILO and its partners provided timely guidance to the apiculture farmers in Garissa, Kenya, improving their production and income.