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  1. Sustainable development

    Winter Global Youth Forum 2023: Youth at the forefront of achieving the 2023 agenda for sustainable development

    The ITCILO, training arm of the International Labour Organization, organizes the Winter 2023 edition of its Global Youth Forum – an experiential learning platform bringing youth at the forefront of efforts aimed at supporting the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and achieving its Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

  2. 6 - 9 December 2022, Singapore

    17th Asia and the Pacific Regional Meeting

    The 17th Asia and the Pacific Regional Meeting (APRM) will bring together government ministers, representatives of workers' and employers' organizations, and academics from Asia, the Pacific and the Arab States in Singapore to discuss concrete steps to drive a human-centred recovery from the COVID-19 crisis.

  3. 17th APRM

    Media opportunities at the 17th Asia and the Pacific Regional Meeting (APRM)

    25 November 2022

    Information on opportunities for media coverage at the 17th APRM

  4. Media advisory

    ILO to release new report on Asia-Pacific Employment and Social Outlook 2022

    24 November 2022

    This third edition of the biennial Asia–Pacific Employment and Social Outlook pulls together the most recent statistics to highlight how labour markets in the region are recovering from the COVID-19 pandemic.

  5. Application deadline: 20 January 2023

    The ITCILO invites youth to the Winter Global Youth Forum 2023

    15 November 2022

    The ITCILO, training arm of the International Labour Organization, invites undergraduate, graduate students and young professionals to participate in the Winter Global Youth Forum 2023 – an experiential learning platform bringing youth at the forefront of efforts aimed at supporting the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and achieving its Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

  6. 17th APRM

    17th Asia and the Pacific Regional Meeting of the International Labour Organization to take place 6-9 December in Singapore

    10 November 2022

    The 17th Asia and the Pacific Regional Meeting of the ILO will be held 6 to 9 December 2022 in Singapore, to discuss concrete steps to drive job-rich growth that is inclusive and transformative.

  7. Op-Ed

    “From multiple crises to a job-rich and inclusive recovery in Sri Lanka”

    08 November 2022

    "What needs to be done? Clearly, dealing with urgency of the economic dimensions of the crisis is a key priority". An opinion editorial by Sher Verick, Head, Employment Strategies for Inclusive Transformation Unit, ILO

  8. Video

    Dancing to her own beat

    20 October 2022

    Persons with disabilities face significant obstacles to accessing decent work. Which is why Tharshini believes that sharing her story is important. For her employment at an enterprise in Kilinochchi, Sri Lanka not only opened up the world of work, but also reignited her passion for dancing.

  9. Labour market

    The labour market implications of Sri Lanka's multiple crises

    13 October 2022

    Trends and challenges in Sri Lanka's labour market from pre-pandemic through COVID-19 and up to the current crisis, followed by policy recommendations.

  10. Press release

    The Norwegian Embassy and the International Labour Organization come together to improve the economic wellbeing of vulnerable groups

    11 October 2022

    The new project, with an investment of approx. 1.9 million USD, will prioritize decent work opportunities for the most vulnerable and marginalized women and men. It will primarily focus on supporting value chains in the agriculture and fisheries sector towards achieving a growing and inclusive economy in Sri Lanka’s Northern Province.