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  1. © BMAS/Lein 2017

    G20 Labour and Employment Ministers Meeting

    G20 agrees on policies to shape the future of work for inclusive growth and development

    19 May 2017

    Ministers adopted policy recommendations on skills development, social protection and working conditions for countries to shape a future that works for people around the globe.

  2. Publication

    Seminar for labour inspectors - Discussion of the labour inspection campaign to tackle undeclared work

    16 May 2017

    Distribution materials

  3. Creating more and better jobs

    ILO and Albania to create more and better jobs

    26 April 2017

    The International Labour Organization (ILO) and Albania will continue to work together to promote employment and enhance social protection under a new partnership agreement signed on 26 April 2017 in Tirana, Albania.

  4. Multilateral cooperation

    Joint press release by German Federal Chancellor, ILO, OECD, WTO, IMF and World Bank

    10 April 2017

    Joint press release by Federal Chancellor Angela Merkel, OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría, IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde, World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim, ILO Director-General Guy Ryder and WTO Director-General Roberto Azevêdo on the occasion of their meeting in Berlin on 10 April 2017.

  5. © linmtheu 2017


    New project website - Supporting transition from the informal to formal economy and reducing undeclared work in Greece

    23 March 2017

    In Greece, undeclared work remains a significant feature of the economy, despite measures taken in recent years to address the issue.

  6. © Caia Image /Science Photo Lib. 2017

    International Women's Day

    Most women prefer to be working and the majority of men agree, ILO-Gallup report shows

    08 March 2017

    New landmark report clearly shows that concerns regarding gender equality and achieving a better work-family balance resonate around the world.

  7. News

    Decent Work Country Programme for Republic of Uzbekistan extended for 2017-2020

    28 February 2017

    ILO and Uzbekistan re-affirm their commitment to continue cooperation on further promotion of decent work principles in the country.

  8. Forced labour

    Finland joins renewed fight to end forced labour

    27 January 2017

  9. © EU 2017

    European Commission

    International labour standards should be an important reference point for the European Pillar of Social Rights

    23 January 2017

    A strong social dimension of European governance should be at the heart of the roadmap for the future of the EU and would help to reconnect with citizens.

  10. © Ingrid Taylar 2017

    Press release

    EU-wide legislation adopted to improve working conditions in the fishing sector

    19 December 2016

    On 19 December the Council of the EU formally adopted the EU Directive giving legal effect to an agreement negotiated by the European social partners to implement the ILO Work in Fishing Convention, 2007 (No. 188).