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25 May 2016 description

ILO calls for renewed efforts to promote peace, decent jobs and social justice for workers of the occupied Arab territories

Applying the principles of social justice and decent work could help to address persistent inequalities, tensions and vulnerability in the West Bank and Gaza.

GENEVA (ILO News) – A continuation of the peace process is a precondition for job and wealth creation, decent work and social justice for all in the occupied Arab territories, the International Labour Organization (ILO) says in a new report.

26 Apr 2016 description

Redoubling efforts to eliminate child labour in Côte d’Ivoire by 2025.

GENEVA (ILO Info) – The International Labour Organization (ILO) and Côte d’Ivoire have decided to work even more closely together to fight child labour, especially in its worst forms.

They reasserted their joint commitment at the end of the visit on Monday to ILO headquarters by the First Lady of Côte d’Ivoire, Ms Dominique Ouattara, during which she met with the ILO Director-General, Mr Guy Ryder.

31 Mar 2016 description

A new ILO project helps people find decent jobs in areas of Sri Lanka that were affected by civil war.

VAVUNIYA, Sri Lanka (ILO News) – Thayabaran Dharshini was proud when she completed her diploma in preschool education. She looked forward to starting her dream job working with young children, and helping her parents and three siblings out of their financial difficulties.

But she struggled to find a suitable job in Vavuniya, her hometown, a former frontline in the Sri Lankan civil war.

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