New guidelines on medical examination of fishers adopted by the International Labour Organization and International Maritime Organization
22 February 2024
The crew of fishing vessels need to be medically fit for their physically demanding work. New medical examination guidelines will improve and standardize these examinations, leading to improved health and safety in the fishing sector.
22 February 2024
21 February 2024
With support from the Government and partners, ILO PROSPECTS introduced a skill development programme supporting maintenance of water sources and supply systems in a drought prone community of Garissa, Kenya. The first batch of trained Water System Operators graduated this week.
World Day of Social Justice
20 February 2024
On World Day of Social Justice, ILO Director-General, Gilbert F. Houngbo, says there is a unique opportunity to bend the arc of history in favour of social justice and to put social needs at the same level as economic and environmental concerns.
International Labour Standards
19 February 2024
Convention No. 190 is the first international labour standard to address violence and harassment in the world of work.
Basic social protection
14 February 2024
Fewer than 1-in-10 children in low-income countries have access to child benefits, leaving them vulnerable to disease, education gaps, poor nutrition, poverty and inequality.
13 February 2024
This is an explainer video for launch of ILO's new guide which aims to improve enhance young workers’ knowledge about their rights at work.
12 February 2024
Radio broadcasting is an industry with a rich history and valuable contribution to human connection, to the sharing of knowledge, information, and culture. On this World Radio Day, we take a deep dive into data derived from the ILO Harmonized Microdata Collection, to gain a better understanding of how trends are reshaping the employment landscape in this remarkable industry.
08 February 2024
No rest in old age. The story of Chawki Boustani, who is still farming at 91.
Our impact, their voices
06 February 2024
The International Labour Organization (ILO) is helping communities in the city of Aleppo to rebuild after the earthquake in 2023.