Promoting jobs, protecting people
Faced with the prospect of a prolonged global increase in unemployment, poverty and inequality and continued distress for enterprises, in June 2009 the International Labour Conference, with the participation of government, employers’ and workers’ delegates from the ILO’s member States, unanimously adopted a "Global Jobs Pact". More>>
02 July 2012
ILO Director-General Juan Somavia outlines measures to create decent jobs and preserve incomes for working families around the world.
Governments moved to prevent job loss, boost skills in response to global financial and economic crisis
19 April 2012
ILO and World Bank partner to release new data, report on government actions.
17 April 2012
In his address to the Governing Body, Prof Ian Goldin, Director of Oxford Martin School made a remarkable analysis of the dynamics of globalization and offered insights and perspectives into how policy actions on equity, migration, innovation and growth will shape our lives and work in the twenty-first century.
01 March 2012
The Commission for Social Development adopted resolution E/CN.5/2012/L.7, on the priority theme “Poverty Eradication” addressing global concerns over the continuing high levels of unemployment and underemployment, particularly among young people, and recognizing that decent work remains one of the best routes out of poverty.