What's new

2018

  1. Our impact, their voices

    I escaped child labour and can now help others

    21 September 2018

    On the eve of International Week of the Deaf we profile a deaf Zambian man who, with ILO help, escaped child labour and discrimination and built a successful career as a teacher in the US.

  2. Press release

    ILO Global Network on disability expands

    17 September 2018

    Volkswagen Automatic Transmission (Tianjin) Co. Ltd. joins the ILO’s Global Business and Disability Network. This made the car maker company the 15th member of the Chinese Chapter of the Global Network.

  3. Evaluation Summary

    Evaluation of the ILO Disability Inclusion Strategy and Action Plan 2014-17

    19 August 2018

    This document reports on the findings of a final internal evaluation of the International Labour Organization's (ILO) Disability Inclusion Strategy and Action Plan 2014-17.

  4. Publication

    Transforming our world: A cooperative 2030 - Cooperative contributions to SDG 10

    09 August 2018

    This brief is part of the Transforming our world: A cooperative 2030 series produced by the Committee for the Promotion and Advancement of Cooperatives (COPAC). Through a series of 17 briefs, one for each Sustainable Development Goal (SDG), COPAC hopes to raise awareness about the significant contributions of cooperative enterprises towards achieving the 2030 Agenda in a sustainable, inclusive and responsible way, and encourage continued support for their efforts. This brief in the series focuses on SDG 10 - reducing inequality within and among countries.

  5. Our impact, Their voices

    Serving up success for disabled job seekers in Bangladesh

    01 August 2018

    For people with disabilities in Bangladesh, finding a job can be a huge challenge. Yet attitudes are changing, as the private sector increasingly sees the benefits of hiring disabled workers.

  6. Press release

    ILO Global Business and Disability Network opens its China Chapter

    31 July 2018

    Through the sharing of experiences and best practices, the Network gathers knowledge and expertise that is disseminated among its members.

  7. Disability and work

    ILO business platform on disability goes from strength to strength

    27 June 2018

    Two US-based multinational companies, DXC Technology and MSD, have joined the ILO Global Business and Disability Network.

  8. Policy brief

    Making apprenticeships and workplace learning inclusive of persons with disabilities

    26 June 2018

    Persons with disabilities face many challenges to entering the labour market, including negative preconceptions about their work capacities and lower educational achievements due to exclusionary training practices. Apprenticeships and workplace learning can effectively respond to many of the challenges by proving to employers the professional potential of disabled persons and improving their vocational skills.

  9. 11th Conference of States Parties to the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

    Promoting the right to decent work of persons with disabilities through Sustainable Development Goals

    20 June 2018

    The ILO participated in the 11th Conference of States Parties to the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) under the overarching theme "Leaving no one behind through the full implementation of the CRPD".

  10. Sunday Profile

    Francis’ rag to riches tale

    28 January 2018