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December 2023

  1. Human Rights Day

    75 Years of Human Rights and Labour Advocacy

    10 December 2023

    On the 75th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and ILO Convention 87, ILO Director-General Gilbert F. Houngbo calls for intensified efforts to promote and protect these rights and collectively strive for a future grounded in human dignity, freedom, and social justice.

  2. Macroeconomics

    Major reform of macroeconomics proposed to address 21st century social and environmental challenges at greater scale and speed

    08 December 2023

    ILO Research Director Richard Samans' book calls for a macroeconomic overhaul, prioritizing societal well-being and robust policy over mere economic growth, to bridge the gap between wealth and living standards.

  3. Article

    A transformative journey: the ILO's financial education training of trainers programme

    06 December 2023

    From 23 October to 24 November 2023, Sophie Evans participated in the ILO's financial education training of trainers programme. In this article, she reflects on her experience and the programme's unique methodology, training materials and impact.

  4. Article

    Emerging Insight: Financial services to enhance resilience

    06 December 2023

  5. © Frederick Doerschem 2023

    Inland waterways sector

    New conclusions and recommendations pave the way to decent work in the inland waterways sector

    06 December 2023

    Governments, employers’ and workers’ representatives agreed on concrete measures to improve the living and working conditions of inland water transport workers and establish a level-playing field in the sector.

  6. Publication

    ILO in the Horn, Quarterly Newsletter - ILO ETHIOPIA CENTENARY Special Edition

    05 December 2023

    This edition showcases a century of partnerships between the ILO and Ethiopia

  7. Article

    Advancing social justice and promoting decent work in Ethiopia

    05 December 2023

    An opinion piece by Alexio Musindo, ILO Country Director for Djibouti, Ethiopia, Somalia, South Sudan and Sudan

  8. International Day of Persons with Disabilities

    A mission of a person with disability to create an inclusive working environment

    04 December 2023

    Eko Ramaditya Adikara, also known as Rama, never ceases to create and promote a more inclusive working environment. As an ILO consultant, he encourages business associations to collaborate with the Indonesian Business and Disability Network (IBDN).

  9. Child labour and climate change

    Climate change profoundly affects child labour, ILO research finds

    01 December 2023

    The impact of climate change on global progress towards ending all forms of child labour is highlighted in a new ILO issue paper.

  10. ILO InfoStory

    Social protection for people with disabilities: Cash benefits are not enough

    01 December 2023

    Social protection policies in many countries perpetuate the misconception that disability is associated with “incapacity to work”. Learn how people with disabilities could be effectively included in societies thanks to well-designed social protection systems.