News items

2018

  1. High-level panel discusses Employment and Decent Work for Peace and Resilience

    15 June 2018

  2. Employment Policy Department at the 2018 International Labour Conference (Slideshow)

    07 June 2018

    Representatives of the ILO's Employment Policy Department met with delegates at the 107th ILC on 6 June to share knowledge and information on a range of publications, tools and guides on policies and programmes that promote quality job creation through economic diversification and investment strategies, skills development and labour market policies.

  3. Employment Policy Department at the 2018 International Labour Conference (Slideshow)

    07 June 2018

    Representatives of the ILO's Employment Policy Department met with delegates at the 107th ILC on 6 June to share knowledge and information on a range of publications, tools and guides on policies and programmes that promote quality job creation through economic diversification and investment strategies, skills development and labour market policies.

  4. What is ERA Agro-Forestry doing for contractors in Timor Leste?

    22 May 2018

    Capacity Building for Contractors, especially for local small and medium Contractors is a “buzz word” in developmental circles owing to the colossal amounts that are spent on infrastructure, its impact on employment and the realization that true development is best achieved through local capacity.

  5. ILO launches series of regional seminars on Recommendation 205 for workers’ organizations

    21 May 2018

  6. ILO, UNESCO and UN-HABITAT launch consultations on a “Regional facility for urban crisis recovery and reconstruction in the Arab States”

    17 May 2018

  7. Improving the OSH capacities of relevant officials and private contractors in Timor-Leste

    15 May 2018

    Staff from the Ministry of Development and Institutional Reform (MDIR), Ministry of State Administration (ESTATAL) and private contractors participated in the Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) Capacity Development Trainings held in two regions of Timor-Leste: Dili and Bacau.

  8. ILO, partners met to boost Green Public Employment Programmes (GPEP)

    19 April 2018

    Green Public Employment Programmes

  9. Workshop on infrastructure financing tools and systems in Mogadishu

    28 March 2018

  10. The daily reality of working poverty

    14 February 2018

    Millions of people around the world work, but live in poverty. A recent ILO report shows that more needs to be done to reduce inequalities and improve conditions for the working poor, who face a harsh daily reality.

  11. Launching of the GAIN Training Guidebook during the 3rd GAIN Conference

    01 February 2018

    The third GAIN Conference, which followed the Global Forum on Just Transition, gave a tribune for researchers and policy makers to exchange on research methods and country experiences to evaluate the impact of transitioning towards greener economy.

  12. Milestone attained with take-off of contractor training programme

    29 January 2018

    The ERA Agro-Forestry Project seeks at capacitating 40 contractors, together with central government and municipal officials to construct and supervise rural roads within agro-forestry areas.

  13. © Peder Sterll 2018

    ILO: Unemployment and decent work deficits to remain high in 2018

    22 January 2018

    The ILO’s flagship report shows that while the global unemployment rate is stabilizing, unemployment and decent work deficits will stay at persistently high levels in many parts of the world.

2017

  1. Agro-Forestry development is on the move

    24 November 2017

    The ERA Agro-Forestry project organized its Inception Workshop for presentation of the progress achieved during the first 5 months of implementation.

  2. ILO and Finland agree to develop Social Protection in Zambia

    17 November 2017

    The International Labour Organization and the Finland Ministry of Foreign Affairs, signed an agreement to develop the Social Protection for Informal and Rural Economy Workers Sub-Project in Zambia (SPIREWORK).

  3. Commitments made to reduce high youth unemployment in Marshall Islands

    16 November 2017

    Launch of the Republic of Marshall Islands National Action Plan on Youth Employment (2017-2019)

  4. Demand for entrepreneurship training on the rise

    12 November 2017

    In an effort to improve the quality of entrepreneurship trainers in the Pacific, the ILO conducted a Training of Master Trainers on Start & Improve Your Business (SIYB) in Port Vila, Vanuatu

  5. First 23 TRANSFORM Social Protection Trainers Trained

    27 October 2017

    The first ever TRANSFORM Leadership and Transformation Learning Package on Building and Managing Social Protection Floors in Africa Training of Trainers (ToT) successfully concludes with 23 newly trained trainers from the African region

  6. The ILO and the JPMorgan Chase Foundation together to promote quality apprenticeships

    16 October 2017

  7. International Labour Organization (ILO) and Brazilian Government promote decent work in the cotton supply chain in Mozambique

    10 October 2017

    The Government of Mozambique and the Brazilian Government have identified key areas of support for a country project to be implemented by the Government of Mozambique, organizations of workers, organizations of employers and civil society institutions, with technical support from ILO