Employment services: News and events

December 2021

  1. Webinar

    Labour market transitions: Findings and research directions from a novel dataset

    In this virtual event, authors of the ILO brief that introduces this occupational mobility network will discuss their collaboration, methods used, initial findings, and future research directions that may be pursued in 2022 and beyond.

November 2021

  1. News

    ILO Partners the Government of Nigeria towards Reforming Recruitment Processes and Standardizing Operational Conduct of Private Employment Agencies (PEAs)

    26 November 2021

    Arising from observed institutional and operational challenges that pervades the recruitment industry in Nigeria, the Federal Government with support from the International Labour Organization (ILO) has successfully completed a revision of the Code of Conduct for Private Employment Agencies (PEAs), introducing revised guidelines to facilitate ethical conduct of licensed recruiters of outsourced personnel.

  2. News

    Women entrepreneurs join hands for better recovery post COVID-19

    07 November 2021

    Supported by the ILO, the women entrepreneurs’ forum in Uganda extends its support services to refugee and host community business women affected by the pandemic.

  3. News

    The ILO and ITU highlight opportunities for boosting youth employment in the digital economy in Ethiopia’s Afar and Somali regions

    02 November 2021

    On 1 November 2021, the International Labour Organization (ILO) and the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) invited key youth employment stakeholders to discuss, validate the results and identify potential priority areas in the study on youth employment opportunities in Ethiopia’s digital economy, in Afar and Somali regions.

April 2021

  1. News

    ILO Presents a Flagship Training Manual for Public Employment Services

    16 April 2021

    The ILO Decent Work Technical Support Team and Country Office for Eastern Europe and Central Asia is pleased to announce the launch of its flagship publication “Public Employment Services and the Future of Work. Training Manual for the CIS Regional Network for Youth Employment Promotion”.

January 2020

  1. Event

    Launch of the Code of Conduct for Private Recruitment Agencies in Cambodia

April 2019

  1. News

    Future of Work Agenda for Young Workers in Azerbaijan

    20 April 2019

    A training workshop for the Public Employment Services (PES) was held on 16-19 April in Baku. Focused on youth employment, lifelong-learning and youth labor transitions, bringing into action the policy recommendations for investing in people's capabilities outlined in the report of the Global Commission for the Future of Work.

March 2019

  1. News

    ILO Academy on Employment: A Training Course in Moscow

    22 March 2019

    The ILO Academy on Employment, a three-day training course for the Public Employment Service staff, took place at the Federal Service for Labour and Employment (Rostrud) on March 19-21, 2019.

December 2018

  1. News

    Fifth Training Course for Public Employment Service Conducted in Baku

    08 December 2018

    The course that was held from 4 to 7 December 2018 was the fifth in a series of capacity building activities aimed at strengthening the Public Employment Service (PES) in Azerbaijan within the framework of the ILO Project “Partnerships for Youth Employment in the CIS” funded by the Russian company LUKOIL.

July 2018

  1. © AP/Vadim Ghirda 2022

    Better employment services

    Peer-to-peer learning to make employment services more inclusive in the Western Balkans

    12 July 2018

    Practitioners and decision-makers from Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, the FYR of Macedonia, Montenegro and Serbia gathered in Budapest on 25-26 June 2018 to participate in the closing event of the first peer-learning programme for public employment agencies from the region.