Latest news

December 2023

  1. ILO assessment

    Palestinian unemployment rate year-on-year is set to nearly double as a result of escalation of hostilities in Gaza

    20 December 2023

    The International Labour Organization and the Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics estimate that the ongoing hostilities have wiped out at least 66 per cent of employment in the Gaza Strip.

  2. News

    Employers’ and workers’ organization of Timor-Leste signed a Joint Commitment to Eradicate Workplace Violence and Harassment

    15 December 2023

    Both employers’ and workers’ organizations, with support from the ILO, are committed to create a working environment that is free from violence and harassment in Timor-Leste.

  3. Document

    Frames of Portraits from PROSPECTS

    14 December 2023

  4. Article

    Portraits from PROSPECTS - Visualizing change in host and refugee communities

    13 December 2023

    Depicting stories of host and refugee individuals with improved self-reliance and resilience, an exhibition led by ILO PROSPECTS programme at the colonnade of ILO Headquarters will underpin ILO’s approaches promoting inclusive socio-economic growth and decent work for both host and forcibly displaced communities. The exhibition will be on from 14 December to 11 January in its first phase.

  5. Greening SMEs

    Global SCORE4Climate workshop to unlock innovative green practices in SMEs

    11 December 2023

    ILO SCORE Programme organized a Training of Trainers (ToT) to introduce the new SCORE for Climate Action (SCORE4Climate) training module to set small and medium enterprises on their path towards a circular economy

  6. News

    Addressing Gender-Based Violence in Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) institutes for women & girls: A Plea for Action

    10 December 2023

    To mark the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence observance, the Government of Canada funded ILO’s ProGRESS project supported the Directorate of Technical Education (DTE) to conduct a rapid survey on gender-based violence (GBV) in TVET institutes, involving students, the TVET managers and officials, with a particular focus on sexual harassment. Total 296 (172 male and 124 female) participated in the rapid survey from 132 institutes.

November 2023

  1. Small enterprises

    Promoting sustainable enterprises in India

    29 November 2023

    This video provides an overview of Promoting Sustainable Enterprises in India (PSEI) objective, key intervention strategies, and a few results. It captures the voice of key partners and stakeholders in PSEI project from Andhra Pradesh and Odisha.

  2. 16 Days of Activism

    ILO supports the deliberation of law on violence and harassment in the world of work in Timor-Leste

    29 November 2023

    The government of Timor-Leste, with support from the ILO’s Spotlight Initiative project in Timor-Leste, is in the process of finalizing the drafting law on violence and harassment in the world of work.

  3. 16 Days of Activism

    Young female entrepreneur strives to transform her life for a better future

    28 November 2023

    Leaving her unfortunate experience behind, Ana Paula de Jesus da Silva, who took part in ILO’s Gender and Entrepreneurship Together (GET Ahead) training programme, is determined to continue expanding her business for a better future.

  4. 16 Days of Activism

    ILO joins forces with Timor-Leste Trade Union Confederation to end violence against women

    27 November 2023

    The Timor-Leste Trade Union Confederation (KSTL), with support from the ILO Spotlight Initiative in Timor-Leste, has been actively promoted the elimination of violence against women at both community and company levels.