News

June 2019

  1. Observing the World Day against Child Labour in Suva, Fiji

    12 June 2019

    The ILO’s Convention on the Worst Forms of Child Labour, 1999 (No. 182) has achieved almost universal ratification by the ILO’s 187 member States, and the ratification rate of the Minimum Age Convention, 1973 (No. 138) is not far behind.

May 2019

  1. The World Employment Programme: Past, present and future

    The event will celebrate the 50th anniversary of the launch of the World Employment Programme and its contributions to the work of the ILO, its members, and will reflect on the lessons learned from the past to influence present and future approaches.

  2. Transitioning to the formal economy through technology: The trends towards e-formality

    10 May 2019

  3. Youth Employment Project in Egypt Receives Teamwork Award

    06 May 2019

    “Decent Jobs for Egypt’s Young People – Tackling the Challenge Together” project receives “Teamwork” award in this years’ ILO recognition award competition

April 2019

  1. Nominations now open for the Future Policy Award for exemplary policies that promote and support young people’s empowerment

    11 April 2019

    Global contest announced by the World Future Council, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU), with the support of the Office of the UN Secretary-General's Envoy on Youth, the International Labour Organisation (ILO) and Youth Policy Labs.

  2. Aspirations and the Future of Work: Global Evidence

  3. Skills Development and the Future of Work in Bangladesh

    This seminar provided a platform to exchange lessons learned on skills development and discuss policy responses by the Government of Bangladesh in the context of the Future of Work.

  4. Recent Policy Innovations for Decent Work in Korea: Supporting Employment through Social and Financial Subsidies

March 2019

  1. ILO and Germany pen agreement to bolster decent work for Syrian refugees and host communities

    13 March 2019

    The ILO and Germany’s Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development have signed a comprehensive memorandum of understanding which seeks to support job creation in response to the refugee crisis and forced displacement in Jordan, Lebanon, and Turkey.

  2. Evolving employment challenges in the Basque Country