Fragile states and disaster response resources

  1. World Employment and Social Outlook – Trends 2018

    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.

  2. IFAD-ILO Close-up Event

    Mainstreaming youth and women’s employment in rural investments in MENA

    The challenge of tackling unemployment among rural women and youth in the Middle East and North Africa gave rise to a unique partnership between IFAD and the ILO

  3. Press release

    Switzerland and ILO sign new agreement on peace and development through employment

    04 February 2018

    The two entities will cooperate in the implementation of a project that promotes employment creation for peace and development in conflict situations

  4. © Peder Sterll 2018

    World Employment and Social Outlook – Trends 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.

  5. ECOSOC Youth Forum 2018

    ECOSOC Youth Forum 2018: The role of youth in building sustainable and resilient urban and rural communities

    The Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) Youth Forum, to be held on 30-31 January 2018, will provide a platform for youth to engage in a dialogue with Member States, the ILO and UN agency partners

  6. Egypt Entrepreneurship Summit 2017

    ILO-IFAD Taqeem Policy Roundtable: What works in promoting entrepreneurship for rural women?

    As part of the Egypt Entrepreneurship Summit 2017, ILO-IFAD Taqeem hosted a policy roundtable titled “What works in promoting entrepreneurship for rural women?”. The roundtable presented evidence on rural women’s entrepreneurship promotion programmes and related policy measures in the MENA region.

  7. Media advisory

    ILO to issue report on Global Employment Trends for Youth

    15 November 2017

  8. Document

    Registration form: EMPLOYMENT Research Symposium Jobs and Skills Mismatch: Job-rich Growth for Sustainable Development

    08 November 2017

  9. Document

    Registration form: EMPLOYMENT Research Symposium Jobs and Skills Mismatch: Job-rich Growth for Sustainable Development

    08 November 2017

  10. Meeting document

    Registration form: EMPLOYMENT Research Symposium Jobs and Skills Mismatch: Job-rich Growth for Sustainable Development

    08 November 2017