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October 2019

  1. New ILO research identifies policies to tackle poverty and inequality

    17 October 2019

    Combining active labour market policies with income support makes both measures more effective in tackling poverty and helping people find decent work, a new report finds.

  2. ILO-supported national initiatives win policy ‘Oscars’

    16 October 2019

    The Future Policy Awards, recognizes the world’s most impactful policies empowering youth.

  3. Seminar on Business, Human Rights and Decent Work for SME Advisors in Georgia

    11 October 2019

    The course aimed to discuss the principles of responsible business conduct and corporate social responsibility and how those principles can be most effectively implemented in business operations which will affect positively the worker productivity, job stability, mature relation at the enterprise level and companies competitiveness.

  4. ILO Welcomes Latest Researches on Labour Issues by Young Social Scientists

    11 October 2019

    The ILO welcomed researches on labour issues by students at the student conference “People and work as seen by young scientists: Questions of methodology and policy” at the Lomonosov Moscow State University (MSU) on 11 October 2019.

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    Small businesses and self-employed provide most jobs worldwide, new ILO report says

    10 October 2019

    A ground-breaking study reveals that seven in 10 workers are self-employed or in small businesses, a finding that has significant implications for employment and enterprise support policies world-wide.

  6. Maternity Protection High on the Agenda in Kyrgyzstan

    09 October 2019

    On October 9, 2019, the Ministry of Labour and Social Development with the support of the ILO organized tripartite technical consultations. The participants discussed findings and recommendations of the Legislation and Policy Review on compliance of the national legislation to ILO Convention No. 183 on Maternity Protection and results of maternity allowance methodology analysis.

  7. Ensuring Decent Working Conditions to Workers

    07 October 2019

    A round table “The World of Work in Uzbekistan: Situation and Prospects” was held in Tashkent on the occasion of the World Day for Decent Work launched by the International Trade Union Confederation.

  8. ILO Commission of Inquiry issues report on complaint against the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela

    03 October 2019

    The Commission of Inquiry set up by the ILO Governing Body to examine a complaint against the Government of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela has adopted its report.

September 2019

  1. World Leaders Gather to Mobilize Solutions to Shape the Future of Work

    24 September 2019

    World leaders called for bold, innovative action to implement a human-centered approach to the future of work.

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    ILO and UNCCD to work together on human impacts of desertification

    24 September 2019

    Ahead of the UN Climate Summit, the International Labour Organization (ILO) and the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding supporting closer cooperation on climate-related issues, including halting desertification and land degradation, and creating green jobs.