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April 2014

  1. Decent work

    ILO Head and Danish Prime Minister discuss EU employment and workers’ rights

    03 April 2014

    Danish Prime Minister announces additional funds for the ILO’s work on improving workers’ rights in developing countries during a meeting with the ILO Director-General.

March 2014

  1. © Flickr / mlibrarianus 2014

    Skills development

    ILO: Businesses need to invest in education and training

    31 March 2014

    Companies should engage more proactively in education and training to accompany the shift from industrial to information-based knowledge economies.

  2. ILO Governing Body

    Committee on Freedom of Association: Protecting rights, saving lives

    26 March 2014

    In the last decade alone, more than 2,000 trade unionists worldwide have been released from prison following an examination by the CFA. Watch a backstage interview with Committee members Paul van der Heijden (Chairman), employers’ representative Peter Anderson and Yves Veyrier, workers’ representative.

  3. International Day of Remembrance for the Victims of the Slave Trade

    ILO live chat with descendants of the hero from “12 Years A Slave”

    21 March 2014

  4. Fragile States and post-crisis recovery and reconstruction

    ILO signs agreement with g7+ group of fragile States

    21 March 2014

    On 20 March 2014, during a High-Level Meeting on Decent Work in Fragile States, the ILO and the g7+ group signed a Memorandum of Understanding on a partnership for cooperation in job creation, skills development, social protection, SSTC, migration, and labour market monitoring.

  5. Decent work in fragile States

    ILO, Somalia sign agreement to promote decent work

    20 March 2014

  6. © Munir Uz Zaman / AFP 2014
  7. 320th Session of the Governing Body

    Workers’ Group pays tribute to trade unionist Marc Blondel

    17 March 2014

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