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  1. Future of work

    Nordic countries an inspiration for the ILO

    04 April 2019

    ILO Director-General, Guy Ryder, praised the contribution of Nordic countries to the organization’s mandate and outlined the opportunities and challenges ahead at the Nordic Conference on the Future of Work, in the Icelandic capital, Reykjavik.

  2. Highlights and Insights from the ILO project

    Promoting Decent Work in Garment Sector Global Supply Chains

    02 April 2019

    Highlights and insights from the ILO project "Labour Standards in Global Supply Chains: a Programme of Action for Asia and the Garment Sector (LSGSC)"

  3. The Global Deal for Decent Work and Inclusive Growth - Thematic Brief

    The Contribution of Social Dialogue to Gender Equality

    29 March 2019

  4. Gender equality and growth

    ILO: Women’s empowerment and skills development are critical to ensure sustained growth in Myanmar’s garment sector

    21 February 2019

    Myanmar’s garment workforce is projected to grow to one million workers by 2020, mostly women. A new ILO report assessing gender gaps in the sector underlines the need to address workplace culture in order to achieve decent work for the thousands of women that power the industry and Myanmar’s economic growth.

  5. Gender equality and growth

    Weaving Gender: Challenges and opportunities for the Myanmar garment industry

    31 January 2019

    Weaving Gender: Challenges and Opportunities for the Myanmar Garment Industry provides detailed information on the results of a gender-equality assessment (GEA) carried out in 16 Yangon-based factories in Myanmar’s garment sector.

  6. Conditions of Work and Employment Series No. 104

    Overtime work: A review of literature and initial empirical analysis

    18 January 2019

  7. Publication

    Challenges and opportunities for decent work in the culture and media sectors

    14 January 2019

    The present study examines employment in culture and media in 16 countries, from four regions, and covering the very diverse world of the media and culture. This encompasses: musicians, actors, dancers, journalists, screenwriters, technicians and creators of audio-visual and live performances, and visual artists.