News and events

2018

  1. Development cooperation

    ILO and Sweden join forces to promote decent work in Asian garment supply chains

    07 December 2018

    The Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida) and the ILO signed a Cooperation Agreement to start a new project to improve working conditions and productivity for women and men workers and enhance the sustainability of the garment industry in Asia.

  2. Publication

    ILO alliance with G5 Sahel

    04 December 2018

    With a population of over 300 million and a rising trend of urbanization, the Sahel region offers huge opportunities for its populations. At the same time, however, the region is facing an increase in extremism, terrorism and criminality, fueled by endemic poverty, high income inequality, a high rate of youth unemployment and governance deficiencies.

  3. SCORE

    Swiss high-level delegation visits wood processing company

    28 November 2018

    The delegation with representatives from the Swiss Government, employers and workers’ organizations visited Tien Hung Furniture Co., a Binh Duong-based wood processing company which has sucessfully participated in SCORE Training.

  4. Global Wage Report 2018/19

    Asia-Pacific wage growth stalls but stays ahead of the rest of the world

    26 November 2018

    The latest ILO Global Wage Report 2018/19 finds that the global wage growth fell to its lowest rate since 2008. Although remaining above the global rate, wage growth in Asia also slowed down in 2017.

  5. Event

    Global South-South Development Expo 2018: ILO Solution Forum

    During the annual Global South-South Development Expo (GSSD) 2018, the ILO will showcase good practices for Decent Work, in preparation for the 2nd High-level UN Conference on South-South Cooperation (BAPA+40) in March 2019

  6. © Robert Harding Heritage/AFP 2018

    Press release

    Decent Jobs for Youth partners take action on youth entrepreneurship in West Africa

    13 November 2018

    As part of Global Entrepreneurship Week, partners of the Global Initiative on Decent Jobs for Youth bring together over 200 key stakeholders at the Youth Entrepreneurship and Self-Employment (YES) Forum in Dakar, Senegal, to accelerate support for young entrepreneurs.

  7. Publication

    Lessons Learned and Emerging Good Practices of ILO’s Syria Crisis Response in Jordan and Lebanon

    09 November 2018

    This report synthesizes the lessons learned and emerging good practices from the ILO ROAS interventions to promote decent work amongst Syrian refugees and host communities.

  8. Press release

    New strategic partnership to promote jobs and education for refugees and host communities

    06 November 2018

    The Netherlands has joined an innovative partnership with the ILO to support refugees and their host communities.

  9. South-South Cooperation

    China partners with the ILO to advance South-South cooperation

    06 November 2018

    The ILO and Chinese Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security (MOHRSS) join forces to promote full employment and decent work in 3 Asian countries

  10. Article

    Netherlands supports Jobs and Education for refugees and host communities

    05 November 2018

    Key ILO development partner signs innovative partnership with the ILO to respond to forced displacement.