Podcast series: Global challenges – Global solutions
21 June 2023
In a world facing growing uncertainty, multiple transformative changes are buffeting the world of work. Will these changes pose big challenges, or provide opportunities for a new approach to employment policies that can improve people’s livelihoods, while helping economies grow sustainably and produce decent and productive jobs? The recently launched knowledge sharing and technical assistance platform called the Employment Policy Action Facility provides a new starting point for addressing this challenge.
Brazil and the ILO sign new South-South Partnership programme to promote social justice in the global South
20 June 2023
The launch of this new South-South Cooperation Programme brought together representatives of the ILO, the Brazilian Government and workers’ and employers’ organizations in Geneva.
ILO Working paper 91
07 June 2023
South-East Asia has become a key player in global supply chains (GSCs) during recent decades, and the region’s participation in GSCs has had a profound impact on labour markets. The region has become increasingly dependent on GSCs for employment despite some short periods of sharp volatility and setbacks, including in 2020, the first year of the COVID-19 pandemic.
18 May 2023
The research aims to fill policy gaps and better communicate findings to policymakers and other stakeholders.
Global Employment Policy Review 2023: Macroeconomic policies for recovery and structural transformation
15 May 2023
The second edition of the Global Employment Policy Review (GEPR) focuses on the issue of employment-centred macroeconomic policies for recovery and structural transformation.
11 May 2023
The latest Future of Work podcast explores the challenges and opportunities of using artificial intelligence during the recruitment process.
The International Labour Organization and the Just Jobs Network are partnering to have a conversation about Women, Work and the Platform Economy in the Global South.
ILO joins informal meeting of EU Ministers of Employment and Social Policy on mismatch between skills and jobs
04 May 2023
At the Informal meeting of the EU Ministers of Employment and Social Policy (EPSCO), Heinz Koller, ILO Assistant Director-General, underlined the importance of adapting skills policies to anticipate skills needs for future green jobs.
Gilbert F. Houngbo, Director-General of the International Labour Organization - Time to prioritize social justice
30 April 2023
May 1st is widely known as Labour Day, a day when we celebrate the contribution of workers worldwide. It is a moment for pride, celebration and hope.
28 April 2023
Artificial intelligence, or AI, isn’t a tool for the future, it’s already here, creating, destroying and re-shaping jobs and business practices. So how will AI really affect the world of work?