Publications on Equality and discrimination

April 2011

  1. ILO Periodical

    World of Work Magazine n°71, April 2011 - World Parliament of Labour turns 100

    15 April 2011

    This issue of the ILO magazine focuses on the ILO Conferences in changing times 1919-2011 and also features stories from the world of work: Forced labour, Social security, Employment in the tourism industry...

  2. Publication

    Global economic crisis, gender and employment: The impact and policy response

    07 April 2011

    Employment Working Paper No. 74

March 2011

  1. Studies on Growth with Equity - Germany

    Germany: A Job-centred approach

    28 March 2011

    Despite a dramatic decline in output as a result of the global financial and economic crisis, Germany’s labour market held up well compared with other countries. This was the conclusion reached by the first comprehensive assessment of Germany’s policy to tackle the crisis, issued by the ILO.

  2. Meeting document

    Report of the Committee on Technical Cooperation

    22 March 2011

  3. Meeting document

    Approval of the minutes of the 309th Session of the Governing Body

    22 March 2011

  4. Meeting document

    Requests from international non-governmental organizations wishing to be represented at the 100th Session (2011) of the International Labour Conference

    21 March 2011

  5. Meeting document

    Report of the Committee on Sectoral and Technical Meetings and Related Issues

    21 March 2011

  6. Meeting document

    Reports of the Programme, Financial and Administrative Committee - Report of the Government members of the Committee on Allocations Matters

    21 March 2011

  7. Meeting document

    Report VI - Social security for social justice and a fair globalization

    08 March 2011

    This report seeks to inform the debate during the 100th Session of the International Labour Conference by providing: (a) an overview of the present state of social security around the world; (b) an identification of the main social security challenges; (c) an overview of national and ILO responses to the challenges; and (d) suggestions for the direction of future ILO action.

February 2011

  1. Meeting document

    Report of the Director-General, Third Supplementary Report: An update on the Participatory Gender Audits and future prospects

    23 February 2011

    This paper presents the Participatory Gender Audit (PGA) and its development over the last ten years as a tool for assessing progress towards gender equality. It reports on both the internal and external results achieved and lists the countries where constituents and partners have undertaken PGAs and related training. It also highlights the recognition of the PGA by the UN system as an acknowledged methodology for gender mainstreaming at the operational level. The paper points out that further adaptations and innovative use of the PGA, including new ways of financing and expanding international interest, are being explored.