Social investment package
18 March 2013
The ILO Director-General, on mission in Dublin, welcomed the opportunity offered by the Social investment package to bring people back to the labour market and to foster competitiveness and social inclusion.
14 March 2013
The Government of Ethiopia and the International Labour Organization (ILO) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) in Addis Ababa to implement an EU-funded project designed to develop a tripartite framework for the support and protection of Ethiopian women domestic migrant workers to the GCC States (Gulf Cooperation Council which includes Saudi Arabia, Qatar, UAE, Oman, Bahrain and Kuwait), Lebanon and Sudan.
13 March 2013
Participate in this unique ILO photo contest funded by the European Union.
ILO Director-general visits the Netherlands
08 March 2013
The ILO Director-General Guy Ryder will address the "SZW Congres 2013", a conference organized by the Dutch Ministry of Social Affairs and Employment on 25 March 2013.
07 March 2013
The ILO Director-General Guy Ryder went on an official visit to Ireland, which holds the rotating Presidency of the Council of the EU. Attending the Eurofound Forum in Dublin, he welcomed the EU's social investment package. He also stressed that "world unemployment is still on the rise, and the feeling of the need to act and change is very much on our mind".
05 March 2013
Executive body meets to decide ILO policy, programme and budget.
28 February 2013
On 28 February 2013, the Council of the EU, chaired by Ireland, reached a political agreement on a recommendation addressed to the Member States to provide for youth guarantee schemes.
28 February 2013
France is the 35th ILO Member State and the 13th EU member State to ratify this landmark Convention.