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2016

  1. Event

    Global Meeting on the future of work and what it means for people with disabilities

    The ILO Global Business and Disability Network is to host the 2016 Global Meeting with a special panel to discuss the challenges and opportunities emerging types of jobs and new work structures will bring to people with disabilities. During the 2016 Global Meeting, new company members will sign the Business Charter on Disability, joining forces with current Network members in transforming workplaces worldwide into inclusive spaces for people with disabilities.

  2. 01 September 2016

    ILO Bangladesh Newsletter

    01 September 2016

  3. Business and persons with disabilities

    More major companies sign the Global Business and Disability Network Charter

    29 June 2016

    Launched last October, the Charter is a global tool for businesses to promote the inclusion of persons with disabilities in the world of work.

  4. 9th Conference of States Parties to the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

    "Unusual" employment of persons with disabilities: from words to work

    22 June 2016

    The ILO, together with the Permanent Missions to the UN of Australia, Costa Rica, Finland and Spain, the International Disability Alliance, as well as the UN Global Compact, organized a side event on the employment of persons with disabilities during the 9th session of the Conference of States Parties to the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.

  5. The ILO at Work: Results 2014-2015

    Public-private partnerships

    27 May 2016

    An alliance for the future

  6. Expert meeting at the ILO, Geneva, 26-27 April 2016

    Opening pathways into "unusual" employment for persons with disabilities

    18 May 2016

    An expert meeting hosted by the ILO discussed opportunities for waged employment for persons with disabilities, with an emphasis on developing countries. Participants were experts and practitioners with representation from UN organizations, governments, international NGOs, and businesses.

  7. 01 May 2016

    ILO Bangladesh Newsletter

    01 May 2016

  8. Women with Disabilities

    Focus on : Disabled Women Entrepreneurs in Zambia

    04 March 2016

    Women experience higher rates of poverty than men due to, among other factors, a lack of access to or limited opportunities for training.

  9. Disability and skills training

    Mushrooms mean opportunities for disabled persons in Bangladesh

    16 February 2016

    Farming mushrooms is offering a valuable income stream for disabled people in Bangladesh, helping give them more confidence and control over their future.

2015

  1. International Day for Persons with Disabilities

    Turn disability into something unique, says actor R.J Mitte

    03 December 2015

    ‘Breaking Bad’ actor, R.J Mitte, urges people to have a positive perspective on disability. In a video message for the International Labour Organization, to mark International Day for Persons with Disabilities, Mitte says disability can be an opportunity to learn and grow.