27 August 2015
Hosted by Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab and International Labour Organization
Productivity and working conditions in Latin America
25 August 2015
A shoe factory in Colombia seeks to improve its competitiveness by establishing mechanisms for better cooperation in the workplace.
World Water Week
24 August 2015
Professor Jayati Ghosh of Jawaharlal Nehru University in Delhi, explains how recognizing and formalizing work in water benefits workers and improves economic growth.
Economic recovery in Ukraine
20 August 2015
Read about how the conflict in Ukraine has affected the economic and employment situation in the country and what the ILO is doing to support the recovery.
19 August 2015
Tens of thousands of migrants work in Jordan's fast-growing garment sector, but many of them face difficult living and working conditions. The ILO is working to change that, and has established a workers' center in Jordan's largest industrial zone. (Closed Captions available)
18 August 2015
Transition to formal economy
17 August 2015
ILO activities in the Philippines are a good example of what can be done to facilitate the transition from the informal to the formal economy, as they not only brought immediate income to typhoon victims, but also a guaranteed minimum wage, social protection and safety and health.
14 August 2015
Teachers were trained and nearly 550 Jordanian youth learned how to set up and run a business through the “Know about Business” course, a joint ILO, non-profit and government collaboration which fills a big gap in entrepreneurship education.
International Youth Day: 12 August 2015
11 August 2015
The theme for International Youth Day in 2015 is youth civic engagement, which includes economic and social engagement. Young workers who are part of the formal economy have a greater chance of having access to decent work as adults.
International Youth Day
10 August 2015
An ILO programme in Bangladesh shows that quality skills training can be a powerful means not only to improve a country’s competitiveness and to reduce poverty, but also to help young people find a decent job.