Publications on tripartism and social dialogue

  1. Report of the ILO-AICESIS Joint International Conference 23–24 November 2023, Athens, Greece

    The role of social dialogue and its institutions in combating inequalities in the world of work

    12 April 2024

    The ILO, the International Association of Economic and Social Councils and Similar Institutions (AICESIS) and the Economic and Social Council of Greece (OKE) jointly organized a conference on The Role of Social Dialogue and its Institutions in Combating Inequalities in the World of Work, in Athens in November 2023. This report brings together a summary of the conference discussions, the background report which presented the findings of a survey of ESC-SIs on the theme of inequalities in the world of work, and the Athens Declaration adopted at the close of the event.

  2. Women in Business

    Women in Business: How employer and business membership organizations drive gender equality

    05 March 2024

    In this report, the International Labour Organisation (ILO) and the International Organisation of Employers (IOE) examine the progress made by business organisations on gender equality and diversity within their organisations over a period of six years

  3. ILO-AICESIS International conference

    Athens Declaration on the role of Economic and Social Councils and Similar Institutions in combating inequalities in the world of work

    05 February 2024

  4. Publication

    Employment Situation in Latin America and the Caribbean (Number 29): Labour market inclusion of young people and redistribution of care work: challenges and opportunities

    09 January 2024

    This edition of the Employment Situation in Latin America and the Caribbean report, jointly prepared by the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) and the International Labour Organization (ILO), emphasizes that the increase in the regional employment rate, seen in 2022, slowed significantly in the first six months of 2023, while the participation rate declined.

  5. Statistical brief

    Sri Lanka’s Labour Market during the Economic Crisis of 2022-2023

    21 December 2023

    Why the unemployment rate does not tell the full story

  6. Report

    Guidelines on Green Employment Diagnostics for Just Transitions

    21 December 2023

    Supporting countries understand and respond to the opportunities and threats posed by climate change, and policy responses to promote just transitions

  7. Report

    Part II: Two decades of national employment policies 2000-2020

    14 December 2023

    Towards a new generation of national employment policies (NEPs): What can we learn from the evolution of the scope and content of NEPs?

  8. International Journal of Labour Research

    A new social contract: achieving social justice in an era of accelerating change

    11 December 2023

    This 2023 edition of the International Journal of Labour Research (IJLR), aims to stimulate reflection on what a new social contract might entail and more specifically the role of workers’ organizations in engaging in the design and establishment of a new social contract within the multilateral system and at national level. Thus, the focus of this issue is both on what such a new social contract may entail and on what to do in terms of its implementation.

  9. Forced labour

    The Alignment of Indonesian laws, policies, and their enforcement with the ILO international labour standards on forced labour: A situation and gap analysis

    05 December 2023

    This gap analysis documents the extent to which the requirements of PO29 are represented in the Government of Indonesia’s existing laws, norms and practices, with special reference to Indonesia’s catch fisheries sector and local fishers, who are one of the groups identified to be at risk of forced labour in Indonesia.

  10. Productivity

    Determinants of Productivity-enhancing Structural Change and the Role of Business Environment

    20 November 2023

    This report is focused on understanding how the business environment influences productivity growth. Our findings highlight the East Asia region’s achievements, driven by a business environment that prioritises market efficiency. This research underscores the power of market efficiency as a determinant in guiding regions toward productivity-enhancing structural shifts. While previous studies have approached these topics from various angles, our empirical exploration offers fresh insights, emphasizing the importance of strategic policy decisions. It highlights the need for innovative initiatives, especially in sectors grappling with stagnation, and the creation of a business environment that promotes competition and adaptability.