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March 2018

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    Research for Global Justice

    ILO launches online access to legal research and training for developing countries

    06 March 2018

    Researchers, law students, policymakers, judges and legal experts in low- and middle-income countries can now get free or low-cost online access to legal information and training from the world’s leading academic publishers.

February 2018

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    Blog

    Why financial services matter in the fight against climate change

    28 February 2018

    As extreme weather events increase in intensity and frequency, building up the resilience of the poorest communities – often the most exposed to climate change – is critical. And financial services have a role to play.

  2. International Women’s Day

    ILO to launch WESO Trends for Women 2018 – Global Snapshot

    27 February 2018

  3. Blog

    Skills and the Future of Work

    26 February 2018

    With the world of work facing transformative changes, investments in skills’ development and training are becoming more important than ever.

  4. Media advisory

    ILO to launch “Global Online Access to Legal Information”

    26 February 2018

  5. © Leila Alaoui / ILO 2018

    Blog

    Lebanon: Role play highlights rights and plights of domestic workers

    22 February 2018

    Many people believe that domestic work is not ‘real work’ and that standard working conditions do not apply. An ILO project in Lebanon is successfully changing the attitudes of those who employ domestic workers.

  6. Global Commission on the Future of Work

    ILO Global Commission tackles the changes needed for a fair future of work for everyone

    20 February 2018

    The Global Commission on the Future of Work convened for the second time at ILO headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland, 15-17 February.

  7. First employment centre at Jordan Refugee camp

    Job centre for Syrian refugees opens in Jordan camp

    19 February 2018

    The ILO and UNHCR launch the Azraq Centre for Employment to help refugees access work permits and find employment.

  8. 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.

  9. Blog

    Three steps to end discrimination of migrant workers and improve their health

    14 February 2018

    When migrant workers leave their home, many encounter abuse and violence on their journey and discrimination once they arrive. This can be because of their status as migrants but also because of their ethnicity, sex, religion, and HIV status.