Events and news

June 2022

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    App helps protect outdoor workers from dangers of the sun

    21 June 2022

    Skin cancer is preventable, yet despite this more than 120,000 people globally died of the disease and more than 1.5 million were diagnosed with it in 2020.

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    International Labour Conference adds safety and health to Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work

    10 June 2022

    The landmark decision means that all ILO Member States commit to respect and promote the fundamental right to a safe and healthy working environment, whether or not they have ratified the relevant Conventions.

May 2019

  1. Child labour in mining, poor working conditions take centre stage in inter-regional meeting

    29 May 2019

    With the growing global movement to support just transition and formalization of artisanal and small-scale gold mines, the ILO brought together experts and global actors to address child labour and poor working conditions in an inter-regional meeting held in the Philippines.

  2. Inter-Regional Knowledge-Sharing Forum on Child Labour and Working Conditions in ASGM

    The International Labour Organization's CARING Gold Mining Project, funded by the U.S. Department of Labor, will host the first-ever Inter-Regional Knowledge-Sharing Forum to discuss issues on child labour and working conditions in artisanal and small-scale gold mining (ASGM) on 28-30 May 2019.

May 2016

  1. Expert workshop "Measuring Modern Slavery" - Fourth Meeting

    This meeting is planned as a follow up of the first three meetings in April, September and December 2015 in the framework of the work on the SDGs indicators. Its objective is to review the work done during the first three meetings and informing new participants on the global objectives of this working group, to share the results of the discriminant analysis made on the FL survey from Myanmar and to work on the operational definition and measurement framework of bonded labour.