08 March 2017
In Nepal, women entrepreneurs are helping each other succeed by sharing business practices which not only build security and provide for their families; they can also change long-held perceptions about gender and the role of women in society.
03 March 2017
How a Fair Recruitment Programme led by the ILO in the Philippines, Nepal, Jordan and Tunisia helps protect migrant workers against deceptive hiring practices and abusive working conditions, if not worse.
14 February 2017
How an ILO pilot project that produces biogas in two Egyptian villages is creating jobs and reducing pollution.
01 February 2017
Many choose migration to escape poverty for themselves and their families. The ILO’s Work in Freedom programme reduces vulnerability to trafficking of women and girls by supporting informed migration, fair recruitment and decent work.
27 January 2017
As we mark Brazil’s National Day to Combat Forced Labour on 28 January, read the true story of Rafael Ferreira, who was forced into slavery in the Brazilian state of Mato Grosso when he was 12 years old. Five years later he was rescued and is now about to start university with the help of the ILO.
24 January 2017
ILO skills training programme provides decent work opportunities to people affected by the internal conflict in southern Philippines.
17 January 2017
At the ILO International Labour Conference (ILC), constituents recognized the need to ensure global supply chains contribute to sustainable development, inclusive economic growth and decent work for all. SCORE Training is playing a part in reaching this objective.
02 December 2016
An ILO-funded Start Your Own Business training and mentorship programme brings financial independence to people with disabilities in Vanuatu.
29 November 2016
A new ILO project supporting the objectives of the London Syria conference aims to build skills and formalize employment status among Syrian refugees in Jordan’s construction and agricultural sectors, and improve job prospects for Jordanians in local communities hosting the refugees.
17 November 2016
A confection company in Colombia is the scene of an experiment in social dialogue and collective bargaining that has highlighted the importance of industrial relations focused on finding solutions. The ILO visited the Colombina factory in the Cauca Valley.