November 2015

  1. ILO and IFRC to promote decent work opportunities in fragile and post-disaster settings

    20 November 2015

    Agreement covers cooperation on livelihoods, procurement, SMEs, and cooperatives.

  2. Southern African countries urge ratification of international treaty to end modern slavery

    18 November 2015

    A tripartite meeting of Southern African Development Community countries has issued a communiqué calling on African nations to ratify the International about Organization’s Forced Labour Protocol.

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    UN Chiefs endorse Global Initiative on Decent Jobs for Youth

    18 November 2015

    UN Chief Executives Board endorses Global Initiative on Decent Jobs for Youth, which ILO Director-General hails as exemplary system-wide effort for achieving the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

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    Norway ratification clinches landmark ILO forced labour protocol

    18 November 2015

    Norway has ratified the 2014 Protocol to the 1930 ILO Forced Labour Convention, as part of a renewed global effort to eradicate modern slavery.

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    Gallup and ILO join forces to conduct global poll on women at work

    17 November 2015

    Partnership is expected to bring fresh insights on the needs and aspirations of working women around the world.

  6. Last chance to enter ILO global media competition on labour migration

    17 November 2015

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    ILO Director-General welcomes G20 breakthrough on tackling inequality, says focus should now be on implementation

    16 November 2015

    G20 Leaders adopt comprehensive agenda for achieving “strong, sustainable and balanced growth” to promote inclusiveness and reduce inequalities.

  8. ILO Director-General says addressing inequality can boost economic growth

    16 November 2015

    Reversing the trend of sluggish growth is vital for success of the 2030 Agenda for sustainable development, including the goal of promoting inclusive growth and decent work for all.

  9. Ethiopia to host 13th ILO African Regional Meeting

    16 November 2015

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    Workers are becoming more educated, although not always finding suitable jobs

    16 November 2015

    The new edition of the ILO online reference tool analyses the link between education and access to the labour market.