August 2023

  1. G20 Culture Ministers' Meeting

    ILO welcomes G20 Culture Ministers' support for decent work goals

    29 August 2023

    G20 ministers have reiterated their support for decent work in the cultural and creative industries, including alignment with international labour standards, skills training, effective social protection and reinforced channels for dialogue.

  2. Labour Market in Türkiye

    Acute labour shortages in earthquake-stricken regions of Türkiye

    28 August 2023

    ILO assessment reveals urgent labour market needs in the region badly hit by the earthquakes in eastern Türkiye earlier this year.

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    Artificial intelligence

    Generative AI likely to augment rather than destroy jobs

    21 August 2023

    ILO report assesses the impact of generative artificial intelligence on job quantity and quality.

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    Ship to Shore Rights

    Indonesian and Thai employers cooperate to boost labour standards in the seafood industry

    18 August 2023

    Workshop fosters a cross-border exchange of knowledge and cooperation aimed at championing good labour practices across the seafood processing sector.

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    Social inclusion

    Effective financing mechanisms for skills development can tackle inequality woes, says a new ILO report

    17 August 2023

    The study analyses pros and cons of practices around the world, shedding light on the policy options to improve access to and participation in skills development and lifelong learning of disadvantaged people.

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    ILO Sustainable and Resilient Enterprises (SURE) Programme

    Ukrainian companies invest in future, despite the war

    15 August 2023

    The massive destruction caused by the war in Ukraine has not prevented employers from taking part in an ILO-supported training programme on business continuity and resilience.

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    Needs of households and workers in Syria

    Earthquake adds further financial burden to already struggling households and workers in Aleppo

    14 August 2023

    Many families are facing difficulties finding work and a stable source of income following the earthquake which hit the Syrian city of Aleppo in February 2023.

  8. International Youth Day

    Empower youth for a sustainable future

    12 August 2023

    On International Youth Day, ILO Director-General, Gilbert F. Houngbo, says young people need to be equipped with skills for the green economy, so they can find decent jobs and make the world a better place for people and planet.

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    ILOSTAT Blog

    African youth face pressing challenges in the transition from school to work

    10 August 2023

    More than 72 million youth in Africa are not in education, employment or training – the majority of them young women. Tackling youth inactivity and gender inequalities is essential if countries are to achieve Sustainable Development Goal 8 on decent work for all by 2030.

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    Green jobs: A solution to youth employment and the climate crisis?

    10 August 2023

    Green jobs can help tackle the climate crisis and the labour market challenges faced by young people. So what exactly are green jobs? And what can young people do to create a sustainable future for themselves?