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G20 Labour and Employment Ministers meeting
A large and persistent shortfall in the number and quality of the jobs being created in G20 countries is affecting prospects for re-igniting economic growth, according to a joint ILO, OECD, World Bank report prepared for the G20 labour ministers.

  1. G20 labour markets: outlook, key challenges and policy responses
  2. ILO Director General's intervention on G20 Labour Markets
  3. ILO and the G20
ILO's International Programme on the Elimination of Child Labour
In Central Asia, a programme supported by the ILO is bringing government, trade unions and employers together to successfully fight the worst forms of child labour.

  1. ILO topic portal on Child Labour
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On the occasion of the International Symposium “Cooperatives and the Sustainable Development Goals: Focus on Africa” in Berlin, ILO Cooperative Unit (COOP) Chief Simel Esim explains why cooperatives are vital to reaching the goals of the United Nations’ post-2015 development agenda.

  1. ILO Topic Portal on Cooperatives
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ILO/WHO briefing note
Healthcare workers infected with the Ebola virus in Western Africa underscore the risks posed by all workers who come in to contact with the disease. The ILO and WHO have issued joint briefing note for employers and workers on Ebola, providing guidance on preventing the virus in the workplace.

  1. Read our latest ILO Blog: Ebola outbreak, how we’re keeping workers safe


  1. Skills

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    Feature story from Thailand

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