What's new


  1. Press release

    International Day of Persons with Disabilities: Shaping an Inclusive World of Work in Sri Lanka

    03 December 2018

    The Employers’ Disability Network, pioneered by the International Labour Organization and Employers Federation of Ceylon, has been lauded as a case study for mainstreaming disability into the world of work

  2. Spotlight Interviews with Co-operators

    The Social Cooperative Education and Promotion Train in Turkey

    27 November 2018

    “Spotlight Interviews with Co-operators” is a series of interviews with cooperators from around the world with whom ILO officials have crossed paths during the course of their work on cooperatives and social and solidarity economy (SSE). On this occasion, ILO interviewed Ms Rabia Gökçen Mert Korkmaz, Expert at the Ministry of Trade, on the Social Cooperative Education and Promotion Train in Turkey.

  3. Our impact, their voices

    Colombia: Breaking down barriers to opportunity

    29 October 2018

    The ILO and Colombia's Ministry of Information and Communication Technologies are working together to strengthen the information technology (IT) skills of more than 8,000 Colombian students. One visually impaired young man explains how the initiative opened new opportunities for him.

  4. Global Business and Disability Network

    Disability inclusion benefits business

    22 October 2018

    Discussions about diversity, business and human rights need to include persons with disabilities, says ILO Director-General, Guy Ryder, at the opening of the annual meeting of the ILO’s Global Business and Disability Network, in Geneva, Switzerland.

  5. Publication

    Labour market inclusion of people with disabilities

    02 October 2018

    Paper presented at the 1st Meeting of the G20 Employment Working Group (ILO/OECD).

  6. Publication

    Transforming our world: A cooperative 2030 - Cooperative contributions to SDG 4

    28 September 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 4 - ensuring inclusive and equitable quality education and promoting lifelong learning opportunities for all.

  7. Press release

    The China-Chapter of the Global Business and Disability Network elects its first chairs

    25 September 2018

  8. 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.

  9. 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.

  10. 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.