Fact sheets

2016

  1. Inclusive business practices in Africa's extractive industries

    08 February 2016

    The policy note presents key factors contributing to inclusive growth linked to the extractive industries in Africa, reflecting on the distinctive yet complementary roles of governments and multinational enterprises. The document considers the types of economic linkages to local communities and national economies that contribute towards employment, enterprise development, infrastructure, and ultimately to the economic transformation required for sustainable development. The factors are explained with reference to lessons learned from African countries at various stages of development of their mining, oil and gas sectors.

  2. ILO in Somalia

    25 January 2016

    Presentation of ILO's work and achievements in Somalia.

2015

  1. W4Y Liberia country summary

    24 November 2015

  2. Voluntary HIV Counselling and Testing (VCT) at work in Mozambique: Public-Private Partnership

    06 October 2015

    Since 2006 the International Labour Organization (ILO) has been supporting stakeholders in the world of work to better respond to HIV and AIDS in Mozambique. Actions encompass scaling up access to HIV prevention and care through the workplace, increasing the demand for VCT, taking into account the gender-specific needs of women and men, and economically empowering women, young people and people working in the informal economy who are particularly vulnerable to HIV.

  3. Technical cooperation activities to Combat Child Labour in Portuguese Speaking Countries in Africa, Brazil and Timor-Leste (CPLP): Public-Private Partnership

    06 October 2015

    Under this framework, the Caixa Geral de Depósitos (CGD) agreed with ILO Lisbon to fund technical cooperation activities to combat child labour in CPLP countries in 2010. Its contribution was used to cofinance other IPEC-related activities in those countries. The goal was to ensure greater coherence between national plans and social dialogue mechanisms to combat child labour and share good practices.

  4. Voluntary HIV Counselling and Testing (VCT) at Work in Mozambique

    21 September 2015

    Since 2006 the International Labour Organization (ILO) has been supporting stakeholders in the world of work to better respond to HIV and AIDS in Mozambique. Actions encompass scaling up access to HIV prevention and care through the workplace, increasing the demand for VCT, taking into account the gender-specific needs of women and men, as well as economically empowering groups such as women, young people and people working in the informal economy that are particularly vulnerable to HIV.

  5. SCORE Information brochure

    10 August 2015

    Snapshot

2014

  1. Boosting Local Economies

    27 November 2014

    The ILO approach to local economic development - Sustainable Enterprises

  2. The cooperative way of doing business

    27 November 2014

    The ILO approach to supporting cooperatives - Sustainable Enterprises

  3. The Social and Solidarity Economy

    03 November 2014

    The ILO approach to Social Economy - Sustainable Enterprises

  4. Engaging multinational enterprises on more and better jobs

    03 November 2014

    The ILO approach to responsible global business - Sustainable Enterprises

  5. An enabling environment for sustainable enterprises

    03 November 2014

    The ILO approach to creating an enabling environment - Sustainable Enterprises

  6. Value Chain Development for more and better jobs

    03 November 2014

    The ILO approach to value chain development - Sustainable Enterprises

  7. Entrepreneurship and SME Management Training

    03 November 2014

    The ILO approach to training for entrepreneurs - Sustainable Enterprises

  8. Women’s Entrepreneurship Development

    03 November 2014

    The ILO approach to Women’s Entrepreneurship Development - Sustainable Enterprises

  9. Fostering Future Entrepreneurs

    03 November 2014

    The ILO approach to entrepreneurship education - Sustainable Enterprises

  10. Responsible Workplace Practices

    29 October 2014

    The ILO approach to responsible workplace practices - Sustainable Enterprises

  11. Strengthening the world of work response to HIV and AIDS: Public-Private Partnership

    09 October 2014

    The ILO is the lead UN agency for HIV and AIDS policies and programmes in the world of work and private sector mobilization. The ILO programme on HIV and AIDS and the World of Work plays a key role in the global HIV responses through workplaces.

2013

  1. Child domestic work: Global estimates 2012

    04 October 2013

    This fact sheet is an update to the global estimates on child domestic work 2008

  2. Fact sheet on Poverty Reduction Through Tourism

    01 August 2013