News and articles - 103rd International Labour Conference

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    Ryder: We’ve endorsed an “agenda that really matters”

    12 June 2014

    World parliament of labour offers hope to millions of victims of forced labour, discusses migration, ways out of informality and overcoming mass unemployment.

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    Investing in quality employment crucial to revive growth and promote more inclusive societies

    12 June 2014

    Tripartite committee at the International Labour Conference agrees decent work should be explicit goal of post-2015 global development agenda.

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    ILO moves the discussion on the informal economy one step forward

    12 June 2014

    The International Labour Conference completed a first overview of a reality that impacts 40 per cent of the global workforce.

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    ILO adopts new Protocol to tackle modern forms of forced labour

    11 June 2014

    A new legally binding ILO Protocol on Forced Labour aims to advance prevention, protection and compensation measures, as well as to intensify efforts to eliminate contemporary forms of slavery.

  5. Mongolian ILC visit

    Mongolia boosting business, investment and worker rights

    09 June 2014

    Mongolia sets up An Employed Mongolian with a Job and Income programme as part of measures to support business, Prime Minister tells ILC delegates.

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    Jordanian PM lauds “strong partnership” with ILO, underscores complex challenges facing Jordan

    09 June 2014

    In a special address to the International Labour Conference (ILC), Prime Minister Abdullah Ensour speaks of collaboration with the International Labour Organization (ILO), the effects of the Syrian refugee crisis on Jordan and the country’s reform drive.

  7. Decent Work in Arab States

    ILO and Oman pledge to continue joint promotion of decent work in the Sultanate

    05 June 2014

    The ILO and tripartite representatives sign an agreement to extend the Decent Work Country Programme in Oman until 2016.

  8. World of work summit

    Developing economies through decent work

    03 June 2014

    Held during the 103rd International Labour Conference, the World of Work Summit brought together governments, employers, workers and civil-society representatives for a discussion on the role of jobs in driving development.
    Participants included Professor Deepak Nayyar from New Dehli's University, Ministers of labour of Luxembourg, Mexico, the Philippines and Tunisia along with the CEO of a pharmaceutical company in Turkey and the head of the ITUC.

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    Ryder: Migration poses major policy challenges

    28 May 2014

    ILO Director-General Guy Ryder calls for fair migration policies and stronger measures against forced labour at the opening of the 103rd session of the International Labour Conference.

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    28 May -12 June 2014

    Funes de Rioja elected President of the International Labour Conference

    28 May 2014

    Daniel Funes de Rioja, President of the International Organisation of Employers (IOE), will chair the 103rd annual International Labour Conference.

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    Media accreditation information for the 103rd ILO International Labour Conference

    29 April 2014