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February 2024

  1. Disability Inclusion

    Forty persons with disabilities receive job offers at groundbreaking national job fair

    20 February 2024

    The Bangladesh Business and Disability Network (BBDN) organized their largest post-COVID National Job Fair for Persons with Disabilities on 19 February resulting in 40 participants receiving jobs offers pending successful background checks.

  2. World Day of Social Justice

    Change must start with a focus on social justice

    20 February 2024

    On World Day of Social Justice, ILO Director-General, Gilbert F. Houngbo, said there is a unique opportunity to bend the arc of history in favour of social justice and to put social needs at the same level as economic and environmental concerns.

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    Basic social protection

    1.4 billion children globally missing out on basic social protection, according to latest data

    14 February 2024

    Fewer than 1-in-10 children in low-income countries have access to child benefits, leaving them vulnerable to disease, education gaps, poor nutrition, poverty and inequality.

  4. Video

    Work Wise Youth: A guide to youth rights at work

    13 February 2024

    This is an explainer video for launch of ILO's new guide which aims to improve enhance young workers’ knowledge about their rights at work.

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    ILOSTAT blog

    Behind the mic: Exploring employment patterns in radio broadcasting

    12 February 2024

    Radio broadcasting is an industry with a rich history and valuable contribution to human connection, to the sharing of knowledge, information, and culture. On this World Radio Day, we take a deep dive into data derived from the ILO Harmonized Microdata Collection, to gain a better understanding of how trends are reshaping the employment landscape in this remarkable industry.

  6. Article

    Navigating hardship: Lebanon's agricultural workers in the absence of social protection

    08 February 2024

    No rest in old age. The story of Chawki Boustani, who is still farming at 91.

  7. Our impact, their voices

    After the earthquake: ILO projects contribute to recovery in Syria

    06 February 2024

    The International Labour Organization (ILO) is helping communities in the city of Aleppo to rebuild after the earthquake in 2023.

  8. Global Accelerator on Jobs and Social Protection for Just Transitions

    Cabo Verde officially joins the Global Accelerator supported by the Government of Portugal

    02 February 2024

    The government of the Republic of Cabo Verde has officially confirmed its interest to join the Global Accelerator on Jobs and Social Protection for Just Transitions aiming to create synergies between integrated policy solutions, increase investments, and improve multilateral cooperation on decent jobs and universal social protection.

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    AI and occupational evaluation

    AI’s role in evaluating job prestige and value spotlighted by new ILO research

    02 February 2024

    The utility and accuracy of AI tools in evaluating a range of job occupations, in comparison to human assessments, has potential benefits such as efficiency, cost effectiveness and speed, but some obstacles need to be overcome.

January 2024

  1. Our impact, their voices

    How second chances ignite learning, improve skills for indigenous peoples

    31 January 2024

    Indigenous peoples like Perlisa often have limited school access, which dampened her spirits to boost her family’s income until she took the chance to complete basic education and acquire new skills in food processing.