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12 Jun 2018 description

Some 600,000 of the 1 million child labourers in the country are involved in hazardous work.

Yangon (ILO News) – Almost one in ten of Myanmar’s 12 million children between the age of 5 and 17 are engaged in child labour, too often exposed to hazards and risks. Pushed by poverty, estranged from school, children enter the workforce with little awareness about occupational safety and health (OSH) rights and responsibilities, and therefore at high risk of fatal injuries.

02 Jun 2018 description

ILO: Unemployment in the Occupied Palestinian Territory world’s highest

The ILO’s annual report on the situation of workers of the occupied Arab territories calls for dialogue and a joint search for solutions to bring about decent work.

31 May 2018 description

Ramallah, May 31, 2018 – Yesterday, the Italian Development Cooperation, UN Women and International Labour Organization (ILO) launched a new programme, “Promoting Women’s Equal Access to Economic Opportunities and Decent Work in Palestine” (The Decent Work for Women Programme) at the Grand Park Hotel in Ramallah, West Bank. More than 80 guests representing the Palestinian ministries, diplomatic missions, UN agencies, civil society organizations, academia, private sector, and other development partners, attended the ceremony to celebrate the beginning of the joint programme.

24 May 2018 description

AIDS’ impact on the labour force costs billions in lost earnings: ILO

An ILO report highlights the toll HIV and AIDS continue to take on the labour force, and its economic and social implications. The ILO calls for urgent efforts to close the treatment gaps, step up testing and prevention measures, and ensure workers can enjoy healthy and productive lives.

20 Dec 2017 description

En el marco del Día Internacional de la Persona Migrante, la Organización Internacional para las Migraciones (OIM), la Secretaría de Bienestar Social de la Presidencia (SBS) y la Organización Internacional del Trabajo (OIT) presentaron el estudio Migración y Trabajo Infantil, en Guatemala ,con el objetivo de brindar un panorama más claro sobre las formas de trabajo y de las principales características de la niñez trabajadora migrante no acompañada, a fin de impulsar el diseño de medidas de política dirigidas a mejorar la atención y el acompañamiento en la reintegración de las y los …

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14 Jun 2018 description
job Closing date: 22 Jun 2018 International Labour Organization

Request for support for the reintegration of Returnees in Ethiopia

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