News

December 2018

  1. Highlights of new study assessing the impact of increasing domestic processing of cocoa in Ghana on employment and job creation presented during high-level meeting

    11 December 2018

    The new study was conducted by the STRENGTHEN project, a joint ILO-European Union global initiative.

  2. Future Skills and Educational Ecosystems for Societal Transformation: How to thrive in a complex world

    07 December 2018

    What are the new and emerging skills? Do current training and education models stand a chance? What has to change? These were among the questions discussed during the Employment Policy Department seminar with Dr. Pavel Luksha, the founder of Global Education Futures, held on 7 December, 2018.

November 2018

  1. The ILO and the United Nations Climate Change Conference - COP24

    The twenty-four session of the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP24) will be held in Katowice, Poland on 2-14 December 2018. As an observer organization, the ILO seeks to contribute to global negotiations and national actions against climate change, while promoting opportunities for decent work creation and ensuring a just transition for all.

  2. Change is coming to the world of work and technology is driving the change

    29 November 2018

    This month’s Employment Department seminar ‘Technology, work and skills” featured Mr. Iarla Flynn from Google, Director of Public Policy in Nordics/Benelux, who delivered a presentation on how technological changes are impacting the world of work and skill, and the role of tech companies as a training provider.

  3. Welcome Remarks by ILO Employment Policy Director Sangheon Lee during the presentation of the working paper on Rethinking Labour: Ethical Perspective on the Future of Work

    07 November 2018

September 2018

  1. Cook Islands ratifies two ILO Conventions

    21 September 2018

    The Government of Cook Islands has deposited with the International Labour Office the instruments of ratification for two ILO Conventions: C144 on the Tripartite Consultation (International Labour Standards) and C182 on the Worst Forms of Child Labour, which have now been formally registered

  2. Remarks by ILO Employment Policy Director Sangheon Lee during the presentation of the World Economic Forum report “Towards a reskilling revolution: A future of jobs for all”

    08 September 2018

August 2018

  1. Joint EU-ILO project seizes the benefits of sectoral and trade policies for more and better employment and growth

    09 August 2018

July 2018

  1. Making the green economy the new status quo

    23 July 2018

    During the UN High-Level Political Forum 2018, Guy Ryder spoke about the employment potential emerging from action action against climate change.

  2. Green Jobs training in Iran

    18 July 2018

    Between 26 and 28 June 2018, the ILO Green Jobs Programme delivered a Green Jobs Training to more than 70 participants from government agencies, social partners and civil societies in Teheran, Iran.