News

  1. Gender equality

    Employers in Peru promote women’s empowerment in business with ILO support

    13 March 2019

    The Bureau for Employers' Activities of the ILO (ACT/EMP) has supported the CONFIEP in the creation of the Working Committee "Action for Equality", an instance that will help accelerate the closing of gender gaps in the business environment

  2. Business Disability Network

    The Bureau for Employers' Activities (ACT/EMP) is instrumental to the creation of the India Business Disability Network (IBDN)

    24 January 2019

    The India Business Disability Network (IBDN), the India chapter of ILO’s Global Business Disability Network (GBDN) was set with the support of ACTEMP and the ILO Office for South Asia in New Delhi.

  3. ILO 100

    ILO100 A year for celebration and reflection

    23 January 2019

    In 2019, the ILO is celebrating its 100th anniversary. The Centenary is an opportunity to celebrate the ILO’s achievements, reaffirm its position as the authoritative global organization for the world of work and reflect about the future.

  4. News

    “Our Story, Your Story” the new website to commemorate the ILO Centenary

    09 January 2019

    “Our Story, Your Story” provides an immersive, multimedia journey, through the ILO’s past, present and future. The new ILO website will be rolled out a chapter at a time. Each chapter covers a specific area of ILO work and undertakes a reflection on key achievements of the organization and sets the course for the Organization’s future, as major transformations continue to impact on the world of work.

  5. News

    Employers from all over the world speak on the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR)

    10 December 2018

    The Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) is a milestone in international commitment towards the acceptance of a universal and effective recognition and observance of basic human rights. The UDHR is also a key reference for business. On the occasion of the 70th anniversary of the UDHR employers from different regions speak of what human rights mean to their organizations.

  6. News

    The Bureau for Employers' Activities (ACTEMP) contributes to disaster prevention in Myanmar

    07 December 2018

    The ILO’s Bureau for Employers’ Activities (ACTEMP) leads efforts to ensure business continuity in Asian countries most at risk for natural disasters.

  7. News

    Regional official launch of the “Win-Win: Gender equality means good business" ILO, UNWomen and EU, Sao Paulo, Brasil

    25 September 2018

  8. News

    Better and More Sustainable Jobs in Namibia

    17 July 2018

    Political, economic, social and environmental situations of the enabling business.

  9. Op-Ed

    Skills for the future: not as technical as you think

    30 April 2018

    By Deborah France-Massin, Director of the Bureau for Employers' Activities at the International Labour Organization (ILO)

  10. Global Conference on the Sustained Eradication of Child Labour

    The international community agrees to redouble efforts to fight against child labour and forced labour

    16 November 2017

    The three-day IV Global Conference on the Sustained Eradication of Child Labour concluded with the adoption of the Buenos Aires Declaration which spells out principles and actions to be taken. During the meeting, delegates presented almost 100 pledges for concrete steps towards the eradication of child labour and forced labour, and the generation of quality employment for young people.