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2017

  1. ILO launches Global Commission on the Future of Work

    21 August 2017

    In the presence of the Prime Minister of Sweden and the President of Mauritius, the ILO has launched a high-level international body to address the challenges of the rapidly transforming world of work.

  2. Building Peace through Decent Jobs for Youth

    12 August 2017

    "Young people globally have spoken of their vision for a future with decent work. We know what works to improve decent employment outcomes of youth, let’s make it happen! " says ILO Director-General Guy Ryder.

  3. 43rd meeting of the ILO/CINTERFOR Technical Committee - Reinventing vocational training to face the future of work

    08 August 2017

    Institutions and specialists from Latin America and the Caribbean are meeting in Costa Rica to analyse the challenges posed in the areas of education and training by the transformations taking place in the world of work. The ILO has proposed a series of general guidelines to bridge major gaps in matters of productivity, productive development and human resources.

  4. © J.C. Huayllapuma / CIFOR 2017

    Indigenous women’s voice and empowerment more important than ever to ensure a better future of work for all

    08 August 2017

    Ten years since the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples was adopted, the international community renews its commitment to promote the empowerment and voice of indigenous women.

  5. ILO calls for recommitment to tripartite dialogue

    04 August 2017

    The key mechanism to reach consensus on sustainability, prosperity, justice and peace continues to be tripartite dialogue.

  6. ILO supports Seminar on Apprenticeship programme

    26 July 2017

    The final in a series already conducted in the Bahamas, Guyana, Saint Lucia, and Suriname, the Seminar this week brought together Delegates from Grenada and Trinidad and Tobago as part of the Brazilian support under the Regional Initiative - Latin America and Caribbean free of Child Labour.

  7. ILO and CDB hold policy dialogue on social protection and youth employment

    20 June 2017

    The partners agreed that greater collaboration between both Organizations will be beneficial to Governments and social partners of the region, especially in light of the integrated nature of the 17 SDGs.

  8. Jamaica renews commitment toward International Labour Standards

    13 June 2017

    Jamaica ratifies the Maritime Labour Convention, 2006, as amended (MLC, 2006) and the Protocol of 2014 to the Forced Labour Convention, 1930

  9. © A. Gonzalez Farran / UNAMID 2017

    "In conflicts and disasters, protect children from child labour"

    12 June 2017

    “Children in areas affected by conflict and disasters are among the most vulnerable. No child must be left behind.” says ILO Director-General Guy Ryder in his statement for World Day Against Child Labour.

  10. ILO Joint EMP/Skills-Green Jobs Programme and Research Project - EXTENSION in the Call for Proposals for 2 consultancies: Skills for green jobs study for Barbados and for Guyana

    29 May 2017

    These country studies will be updated for the 2018 ILO flagship Report entitled World Employment and Social Outlook (WESO 2018) on green economies and the world of work. This Report is foreseen to come out in May 2018.