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Sustainable Development
As the UN crafts its post-2015 goals, a look at how decent work for all underpins sustainable development.

  1. ILO portal on the Post-2015 Development Agenda
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World Conference on Indigenous Peoples
A historic meeting at the UN General Assembly in New York is set to bolster further ratification of the ILO’s Indigenous and Tribal Peoples Convention.

  1. Video blog from Congo: When political will creates new ground for indigenous peoples’ rights
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G20 Labour and Employment Ministers meeting - Melbourne
ILO Director-General has welcomed commitments made by the G20 Ministers to tackle the global jobs crisis with a package of measures to support the creation of decent jobs that can lift working families out of poverty and drive sustainable development.

  1. ILO reports for the G20
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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
Corporate social responsibility
New partnership will address industrial relations, wages, capacity building for social partners and skills development in global supply chains of the garment industry.

  1. ILO Helpdesk for Business on International Labour Standards
  2. Learn more about public-private partnerships

Institutional activities

  1. United Nations Day for South-South Cooperation

    South-South Cooperation offers real solutions to development challenges

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