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April 2023

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    ILOSTAT Blog

    Beyond the numbers: Exploring the relationship between collective bargaining coverage and inequality

    28 April 2023

    Collective bargaining plays a key role in promoting decent work and improving working conditions. But what does the ILO’s industrial relations data show regarding the relationship between collective bargaining coverage, trade union density, and outcomes for workers? How can we assess the impact on workers’ lives?

  2. Article

    Financial education: the role of insurance

    28 April 2023

    When thinking about financial education, topics like savings, managing expenses, budgeting, investing or accessing credit may come to mind. However, insurance is another important, yet complicated financial product, that is worth considering.

  3. World Day for Safety and Health at Work

    Why safety and health at work is essential for social justice

    28 April 2023

    In a statement to mark World Day for Safety and Health, the ILO Director-General, Gilbert F. Houngbo, outlines the critical importance of safe and healthy working environments.

  4. Article

    Data science researchers from UK and Rwanda collaborate with the ILO to drive the global impact of financial education

    27 April 2023

    An exciting collaboration between the University of Liverpool, The African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) in Rwanda and the ILO aims to use the power of data analytics to increase the impact of the ILO Global Programme on Financial Education and to drive positive behavioural change amongst target groups in Africa and beyond.

  5. Our impact, their voices

    Other farmers need the knowledge I learned on Occupational Safety and Health

    27 April 2023

    After completing an ILO training programme on Occupational Safety and Health, Ziad Sa’ad, a beekeeper from Iraq’s southern city of Basra, is raising awareness among his community on the importance of safety at work.

  6. Article

    Financial education supports migrants and entrepreneurs in Nigeria

    26 April 2023

    With close to 20 years of coaching entrepreneurs under her belt Omokorede Fasoro is a shining light in Nigeria’s efforts to support migrants and returnees by helping them to improve their money management skills, build sustainable businesses and improve employment prospects through financial education. She is an ILO financial education trainer who is very passionate about the topic. In this article, we share her innovative outreach strategies using digital technology to promote financial literacy.

  7. Article

    Promoting financial education in Zimbabwe: the experience from an ILO certified trainer

    25 April 2023

    Shalom Govero is an ILO certified financial education trainer based in Harare, Zimbabwe. Since 2016 she has been delivering financial education primarily through radio, with over 200 radio programs broadcasted with two privately owned stations and one state broadcaster. In this article, she shares her experiences using various platforms to disseminate financial messages to Zimbabweans.

  8. Japan Parliamentarians League

    Japan's contribution to advancing social justice

    25 April 2023

    ILO Director-General Gilbert F. Houngbo statement to the Japanese Parliamentarians’ League on ILO Activities.

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    Director-General statement for the 100th anniversary of the ILO’s Office in Japan

    25 April 2023

  10. InfoStory

    The Rana Plaza disaster ten years on: What has changed?

    24 April 2023

    Today, the garment industry is safer and the capacity of the Bangladeshi Government to oversee compliance is much stronger. But what challenges remain?