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GENEVA / ILO BAN KI-MOON YOUTH

Taking part in an interactive dialogue on youth employment at the International Labor Organization (ILO)  in Geneva,   Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said that “the epidemic of youth unemployment is a great test of our time.” Half of the world's young people in the labour forces are either working poor or unemployed. ILO

18 Jun 2014 | Read More »

ILO/ RED CARD TO CHILD LABOUR CAMPAIGN

The ILO kicked off the World Day Against Child Labour with the 'Red Card to Child Labour Campaign'. A song called ‘Til Everyone Can See', was composed for the campaign by Incubus guitarist Mike Einziger and violinist Ann Marie Simpson and   features singer Pharrell Williams, Oscar winner Hans Zimmer and R&B artist LIZ. ILO

12 Jun 2014 | Read More »

ILO/ FORCED LABOUR PROTOCOL

The ILO has adopted a new legally binding protocol designed to strengthen global efforts to eliminate forced labour. There are currently an estimated 21 million forced labour victims worldwide. A recent ILO report estimates that US$150 billion in illegal profits are made in the private economy each year through modern forms of slavery. ILO

11 Jun 2014 | Read More »

ILO / SOCIAL PROTECTION REPORT

More than 70 per cent of the world population is not adequately covered by social protection, says a new report by the International Labour Organization. ILO

2 Jun 2014 | Read More »

ILO / FORCED LABOR

A new report from the International Labour Organization (ILO) says that forced labour in the private economy generates $150 billion in illegal profits per year, about three times more than previously estimated. ILO

19 May 2014 | Read More »

ILO / MATERNITY BENEFITS

The International Labour Organization (ILO) has said in a new report that most countries have adopted maternity protection provisions since 1919, when the ILO adopted the first Maternity Protection Convention, yet at least 830 million women workers still don't have adequate protection. ILO

13 May 2014 | Read More »

BANGLADESH / RANA PLAZA ANNIVERSARY

One year after the global garment industry’s worst-ever industrial accident, the International Labour Organization (ILO) together with the Government of Bangladesh, employers, trade unions and the international community, are working together to address the root causes of the disaster and ensure a safe working environment for garment workers. ILO

23 Apr 2014 | Read More »

ILO / GLOBAL JOBS GAP

ILO Director Guy Ryder said the massive global jobs gap that opened at the height of the financial crisis is not closing. He added that the gap will widen unless the global economy steps up the pace of growth to generate the jobs needed. ILO  

11 Apr 2014 | Read More »

ILO / GLOBAL EMPLOYMENT REPORT

A new report by the International Labour Organization says that the weak global economic recovery has failed to lead to an improvement in global labour markets, with global unemployment in 2013 reaching almost 202 million. ILO

20 Jan 2014 | Read More »

PHILIPINES/ ILO ONE MONTH UPDATE

As victims of Super Typhoon Haiyan struggle to pick up the pieces, the ILO is working hand-in-hand with Philippine authorities to help the most vulnerable regain their livelihoods and build back better. ILO

6 Dec 2013 | Read More »

 

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