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April 2024

  1. Spring Meetings of the World Bank and the IMF

    ILO Director-General statement to the IMF International Monetary and Financial Committee and to the joint World Bank-IMF Development Committee

    19 April 2024

  2. Spring Meetings of the World Bank and the IMF

    Greater social justice is the cornerstone of a more sustained recovery, ILO tells World Bank and IMF

    19 April 2024

    In statements to the World Bank and International Monetary Fund Spring Meetings in Washington D.C., the ILO’s Director-General, Gilbert F. Houngbo, underlined "the crucial need for concerted, coordinated action at all levels" in the face of converging global crises.

  3. Article

    ILO’s Opportunity Salone Programme empowers youths in Bombali district

    16 April 2024

    Makeni, the headquarter town of Bombali district, receives huge support from the ILO’s Opportunity Salone Programme funded by the EU, to maintain 14km feeder roads and thereby create links within the communities, providing decent jobs for unskilled Sierra Leoneans to address rural household poverty.

  4. Video

    Employment Intensive Investment Programme (EIIP) Arab States Seminar

    16 April 2024

    The Employment-Intensive Investment Programme (EIIP) held a successful regional workshop in Jordan from 27 to 29 February 2024. The workshop brought together participants from Jordan, Iraq, Syria, the Occupied Palestinian Territory (OPT), Yemen, and Lebanon, along with technical specialists from the International Labour Organization (ILO) regional office and Geneva. Through engaging discussions and interactive sessions, participants explored various approaches to employment-intensive interventions and their impact on sustainable development in the Arab States region.

  5. Education

    ILO discusses key recommendations to transform teaching profession

    10 April 2024

    The ILO highlighted the Recommendations of the United Nations Secretary-General’s High-level panel on the teaching profession, to be considered within national contexts to address the urgent crisis in the teaching profession and the teacher shortages facing many parts of the world.

  6. Social protection

    Building a social protection system that reflects the realities of women's lives in Viet Nam: An interview with Cao Thi Hong Minh

    02 April 2024

    Cao Thi Hong Minh works at the Viet Nam Women's Union. She is at the forefront of her union’s work, in partnership with the ILO, to train hundreds of its members in advocacy and in gender-sensitive social protection systems across Viet Nam.

March 2024

  1. Video

    Ending Child Labour in Supply Chains project study visit in Uganda

    28 March 2024

    Interaction on child labour in Uganda’s coffee supply chain with smallholder coffee farmers and commercial coffee enterprises.

  2. © ILO 2024

    ILOSTAT blog

    Charting progress on the global goals and decent work

    27 March 2024

    As the world faces a number of complex challenges, we examine key labour indicators to assess the impact of unprecedented crises in order to shed light on global trends and regional variations and their impact on our ability to realize the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

  3. Article

    Emerging Insight: Unveiling the Japan Decent Work 8 Index

    26 March 2024

  4. Article

    Women fishers promote safety, boost productivity

    25 March 2024

    An all-women's fishing group in a coastal village that debones, and processes milkfish improves their safety and productivity after doing risk assessments and applying practical, low-action interventions using the WISE checklist.