News

May 2017

  1. Skills

    ILO to hold an Inter-regional Technical Forum on Skills for Trade, Employability and Inclusive Growth

    25 May 2017

    The Forum will be hosted by the International Labour Organization in partnership with the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (SIDA) and the Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA).

  2. Blog

    More than 26 million unemployed in Latin America: The need for new engines of growth

    24 May 2017

    Forecasts confirm that the labour situation in Latin America and the Caribbean is becoming more worrisome.

  3. Blog

    Who takes out the digital trash?

    23 May 2017

    What does editing horrors from the Internet before the public sees them do the people with that job? Find out in our latest Work In Progress blog.

  4. Youth employment

    ILO, LUKOIL extend partnership on youth employment

    23 May 2017

    “We have the unique opportunity to partner in order to scale-up action on youth employment and tackle this crisis head on,” said ILO Director-General Guy Ryder.

  5. © Eric Audras / PhotoAlto 2017

    Latin America and the Caribbean

    More women business leaders but still room for progress at the top

    23 May 2017

    The region is on the way to become a global leader in gender diversity and management, according to a new ILO report.

  6. © 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.

  7. © Benson Kua 2017

    Blog

    What does it mean to be LGBTI in 2017?

    17 May 2017

    On International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia, ILO talks with Neline M., a lesbian woman, about life working for a multinational company.

  8. The ILO and the Olympic and Paralympic Games

    Tokyo 2020 and the ILO agree unique partnership to promote Decent Work

    12 May 2017

    The Organizing Committee and the UN Agency for the world of work will sign an agreement to promote socially responsible labour practices among the delivery partners of the Olympic and Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020.

  9. Latin America & Caribbean

    ILO, ECLAC report weakening labour conditions and rising urban unemployment

    11 May 2017

    New ECLAC-ILO report indicates that the increase in average regional unemployment in 2016 was the biggest annual rise in two decades. It also includes an analysis regarding the characteristics of immigrants’ insertion in the world of work.

  10. © M. Rakibul Hasan / UN Women 2017

    Health Services

    Tripartite meeting highlights the importance of improving health sector employment and working conditions

    11 May 2017

    Decent work is crucial to ensuring effective and resilient health systems, addressing global health workforce shortages and achieving equal access to quality health care.