Labour indicators in Latin America and the Caribbean continue to deteriorate in the midst of regional economic contraction
ECLAC/ILO report indicates that urban unemployment increased during the first semester of 2016 and could reach 8.6 per cent for the year on average, with a marked variation between countries and subregions.Read
The ILO and the World Association of Investment Promotion Agencies (WAIPA) have signed a cooperation agreement to support IPAs in attracting foreign direct investment (FDI) in developing countries that leads to the creation of quality jobs and decent work, sustainable enterprises and more inclusive growth.Read
More youth seem to prefer staying in school to getting a job early in life. Despite these positive signals, more than 200 million young people are either unemployed or have a job but live in poverty. Explore this InfoStory to learn more about regional and global employment trends for young people and the challenges they face to find a decent job.Read
Programmes and results
The ILO has integrated many of its existing technical projects into five flagship programmes, designed to enhance the efficency and impact of its development cooperation with constituents on a global scale.
ILO and the G20
Artworks brings together artists to raise awareness, promote fundamental rights and advocate for social change on world of work issues.
World of work trends
- World Employment and Social Outlook for Youth 2016
- World Employment and Social Outlook 2016
- Women at Work Trends 2016
- Global estimates on migrant workers
- Key Indicators of the Labour Market (KILM) 2015
- Global Wage Report 2014-15
- World Social Protection Report 2014-15
- Profits and Poverty: The Economics of Forced Labour
- Maternity and paternity at work: Law and practice across the world
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