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August 2022

  1. Video

    Linking Lebanese hosts and Syrian refugees with jobs and labour market

    05 August 2022

    In June 2022, the ILO and partners met with Lebanese and Syrian farm and plant nursery owners and workers and visited a skill-training centre in the north of Lebanon, who have benefitted from the activities of the mulit-agency PROSPECTS programme

  2. Statement

    Statement of the Officers of the Special Tripartite Committee on ensuring a safe working environment on board vessels where seafarers can live without fear of discrimination and physical or mental abuse

    04 August 2022

    Special Tripartite Committee of the Maritime Labour Convention, 2006, as amended

  3. Video

    Two years on from the Beirut blast, how ILO helped create jobs and a safer city

    04 August 2022

    After the explosion that devastated parts of the Lebanese capital Beirut on August 4th 2020, the International Labour Organization mobilized its Employment Intensive Infrastructure Programme to clear the rubble, and in the process created decent jobs and hope for Lebanese nationals and Syrian refugees. The Organization continues to work with the authorities to restore livelihoods and create a safer city. Find out more: www.ilo.org/lebanon

  4. Video

    Graduation ceremony of Recognition of Prior Learning in Kenya

    03 August 2022

    In July 2022, the ILO, Base Titanium, Kenya National Qualifications Authority and Kenya National Jua Kali Federation the Authority jointly organized the very first Recognition of Prior Learning Graduation (RPL) where 62 trainees were certified

July 2022

  1. World Day Against Trafficking in Persons

    NERVO call for a world free from child labour and trafficking

    29 July 2022

    To coincide with World Day Against Trafficking in Persons and their last performance at Tomorrowland festival for 2022, superstar DJ duo NERVO raise their voices for action on child vulnerability, labour and trafficking.

  2. On-the-job training

    ILO training initiative brings new agricultural skills to Lebanon’s Bekaa Valley

    25 July 2022

    As Lebanon continues to reel under a multifaceted economic crisis, a competency-based training course conducted by the PROSPECTs programme gave Lebanese and Syrian trainees key skills needed to advance their career in Lebanon’s vital agricultural sector.

  3. News

    VII Regional Forum on Business and Human Rights in Latin America and the Caribbean concludes

    15 July 2022

    Over 2,000 governments’, employers’ and workers’ representatives from 54 countries gathered in Bogotá (Colombia) from 13-15 July to discuss Business and Human Rights in Latin America and the Caribbean.

  4. Our impact, their voices

    Women entrepreneurs reboot their businesses

    15 July 2022

    A programme delivered by GREAT Women in partnership with the ILO’s Rebuilding Better Project and J.P. Morgan Philippines offered women entrepreneurs an opportunity to revisit and innovate their business models as they resumed operations post-pandemic.

  5. BRICS 8th Labour and Employment Ministerial Meeting

    ILO Director-General’s remarks to the BRICS Labour and Employment Ministerial Meeting

    14 July 2022

  6. ILOSTAT blog

    Breaking the bias for better gender data

    13 July 2022

    Generating high quality statistics relies on eliminating gender bias at all stages of the production process. This blog looks at how gender bias occurs in statistics and what the ILO is doing to support efforts to minimize it.