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  1. 41 minutes ago

    Our economies need to be greener🌱, but they also need to be fairer⚖️. With the right policies, these goals can go hand in hand. Here's how ➡️

  2. 5 hours ago

    61 countries have ratified Conventions or Protocols since the beginning of 2018.

  3. 18 hours ago

    "We came to hear from the families, the parents. We wanted to understand how they are benefitting from interventions through US funds."

  4. Retweeted
    21 hours ago

    It’s been a good week for the fight against forced labour. Delighted that both Belgium and Austria have ratified the Forced Labour Protocol, which calls on all ratifying States to adopt effective measures to

  5. 24 hours ago

    Inspired by the 's Centenary, 100 factories in Viet Nam have challenged themselves to go 100 days without a single workplace accident or even a near miss.

  6. Sep 11

    Technology is helping to bridge the gender gap in Sweden's mining industry.

  7. Sep 11

    Greater promotion of ‘green jobs’ is not a choice but a necessity for Bangladesh.

  8. Sep 11

    As Ethiopia embarks on the journey of industrialisation, more and more young people are joining the garment and textile industry to make ends meet.

  9. Retweeted
    Sep 9

    This week the Annual Meeting of the Inter-Agency Support Group on Indigenous Issues takes place headquarters in Geneva -it is an honor to host it during anniversary and

  10. Sep 11

    “We were thrilled to show our Swiss visitors improvements made to protect workers and boost production.”

  11. Sep 11

    Women in Viet Nam spend fewer years working, have lower pensions, yet live longer. Here's how the is helping Viet Nam tackle its retirement gender gap.

  12. Sep 10

    Social dialogue in action: and have issued a joint statement calling on governments to intensify their efforts to reach the . Read it here ➡️ or here ➡️

  13. Sep 9

    In 2 weeks, world leaders will meet in NYC for the Climate Action Summit. Here's the message that will be delivering. Learn more:

    Climate action is a bold opportunity to create millions of decent jobs.
  14. Sep 9

    A project in Bangladesh has shown that the right policies can protect the environment, improve workers’ lives and promote a greener economy.

  15. Sep 9

    Spend a day on the job with a platform worker in Viet Nam.

  16. Retweeted
    Sep 9

    Pleased to receive Ambassador Atageldi Haljanov with Turkmenistan's ratification of Convention 144 on Tripartite Consultation. Dialogue between governments, employers and workers is vital to building a future with decent work .

  17. Sep 9

    Building infrastructure not only creates jobs, it enables job-creating businesses to expand and local economies to grow.

  18. Sep 8

    What is the Centenary Declaration and how will it impact the future of work?

  19. Sep 7

    Mark your 📅 calendars! On October 15, ILO headquarters in Geneva will host its first ever open day. Register today and get a sneak peak of what visitors have in store.

  20. Sep 5

    According to ILO statistics, every year, 2.78 million people die as the result of exposure to safety and health hazards at work. That’s more than five people dying every minute.


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