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  1. African Union, Cirad, FAO and ILO discuss action plan for new initiative on job-rich recovery in agriculture and agri-systems in Africa

    15 March 2023

    The initiative “JobAgri” aims to fill evidence gaps in the labour content of the agriculture and agri-food sectors to create decent employment. Supported by innovative knowledge generation on the quality and quantity of labour in Africa’s agri-food sector, the programme provides guidance on policy and investments for a job-rich recovery.

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    ILO launches innovative platform to strengthen policy action for full employment

    09 March 2023

    The ILO’s Employment Policy Action Facility (EPAF) is a new knowledge-sharing and technical assistance platform that provides evidence-based, timely and relevant support for developing, implementing and reviewing employment policies.

  3. STRENGTHEN2 project visits Cameroon to discuss its needs on Employment Impact Assessment

    06 March 2023

  4. STRENGTHEN 2 project concludes its second Mission to Malawi

    06 March 2023

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    “Jobs for all” - European Union and Sweden pledge five million euros in support of employment of young women and the hard-to-employ in Bosnia and Herzegovina

    28 February 2023

    The new project “EU4Employment”, introduced to the public on 27 February 2023 in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, will be implemented by the ILO with a budget of four million euros from the European Union and one million euros from Sweden.

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    ILO and SECO launch collaboration to accelerate employment creation in Moldova

    24 February 2023

    The ILO and the Swiss State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO) combined efforts for employment promotion, skills development, and formalization to create new jobs especially for rural communities and vulnerable populations including youth and women in the Republic of Moldova.

  7. Q&As on: The use of geographic information systems (GIS) in employment impact assessments

    24 February 2023

    The STRENGTHEN2 project, a joint initiative of the ILO and the European Union, is investigating the use of geographic information systems (GIS) for employment impact assessments of infrastructure investments in sub-Saharan Africa. This Q&A provides insights on the potential for operationalising GIS in employment impact assessments with other available data to determine the impact on employment creation.

  8. Third meeting of the Policy Working Group in Jordan

    24 January 2023


  1. Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan Commits to Decent Jobs for Youth

    16 December 2022

  2. ProAgro Ethiopia project 3rd Technical Advisory Groups (TAG) meeting- from the meeting note

    18 November 2022

  3. ILO participates at the Global Lifelong Learning Summit 2022

    10 November 2022

    ILO SKILLS participates in Singapore’s Global Lifelong Learning Summit 2022 with a workshop on “Micro-credentials: Promoting lifelong learning and careers”.

  4. First Global Careers Month to highlight importance of investing in career guidance

    08 November 2022

    The Inter-Agency Career Guidance Working Group (IAG CGWG) has launched the first Global Careers Month, which will run from 8 November to 13 December.

  5. Sustaining Peace in Practice: Geneva Peace Week event explores the topic of breaking the siloes between humanitarian, development, and peace action

    08 November 2022

    Workshop organized by Interpeace in collaboration with the ILO, WHO, UNFPA, IOM, UNICEF and the Geneva Peacebuilding Platform.

  6. Towards a new social justice coalition: Geneva Peace Week event explores the role of international labour standards in sustaining peace

    08 November 2022

    Workshop on "Promoting international labour standards and decent work for social justice, peace and resilience".

  7. Learning best practices from India to increase employability in the agro-processing sector

    31 October 2022

  8. High-level session looks at Just Energy Transitions to accelerate achieving of the SDGs

    21 October 2022

    Held during the 3rd edition of the Finance in Common Summit 2022, co-organized by the African Development Bank and the European Investment Bank, the session focused on the transition away from fossil fuels to renewable energy technologies to accelerate the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Speakers highlighted, among others, how to steer investments to maximise the impact on jobs, create quality jobs with access to social protection, manage risk and protect vulnerable populations to make the energy transition ‘Just’ for all. The Summit was held from 18-20 October.

  9. Algorithmic management: what it is, what it does and what it means for the future of work

    10 October 2022

    Algorithmic management has been seen as a positive technological and digital factor in the organization of economic activity, but it also raises a range of challenges. While some may see it useful for increasing organizational ability to control and monitor complex economic and work processes, the increasing capacity to collect, store and process digital information also raises questions about privacy and personal space in the workplace.

  10. Interview with Alexio Musindo, Director ILO CO-Addis Ababa about ProAgro Ethiopia Project

    05 October 2022

  11. High-level meeting on the Global Accelerator on Jobs and Social Protection for Just Transitions concludes with pledges of support and commitments for its implementation

    03 October 2022

    Heads of states and governments, foreign ministers, representatives from United Nations (UN) agencies, international financial institutions, and global employers’ and workers’ organizations met during the 77th UN General Assembly to pledge their support and commitment for the successful implementation of the Global Accelerator on Jobs and Social Protection for Just Transitions.

  12. Sida supports ILO’s work across the Humanitarian-Development-Peace Nexus (2022-2025)

    22 September 2022