News and events

2021

  1. SDG target 8.7

    The United Nations system supports Côte d'Ivoire in its strategic planning of priority actions to combat child labour.

    20 October 2021

    The challenge for the Government is to achieve a real synergy of action between all actors, both public and private, technical and financial partners and civil society organisations, at both central and decentralised levels

  2. Factsheet

    Overview of Ireland-ILO Cooperation

    07 October 2021

  3. Partnering for decent work

    Funding Dialogue for strategic alignment of resources to ILO Global Flagship Programme on Building Social Protection Floors for All

    07 October 2021

  4. Press release

    International Labour Organization (ILO) and the Teachers Union of Malawi (TUM) partner to eliminate child labour through school improvements and access to education

    01 October 2021

    The International Labour Organization (ILO) and the Teachers Union of Malawi (TUM) have entered into a new partnership to accelerate the fight against child labour in Malawi through school improvements and better access to education. The partnership, valued at more than MWK 150 million (circa. USD 185,000), has been established under the ILO ‘ACCEL Africa’ project, funded by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of The Netherlands. The project aims at accelerating the elimination of child labour in global supply chains in Africa. The new partnership provides for ILO technical and financial support to TUM for school improvements and better access to education for child labourers and children at risk of child labour in tea and coffee growing communities in five districts in the country, namely Chitipa, Mulanje, Mzimba, Ntchisi and Thyolo.

  5. Publication

    Financing for development in the era of COVID-19 and beyond. Employer inputs on the socio-economic response

    29 September 2021

  6. Press release

    New EU-funded partnership to reform social protection in Iraq

    21 September 2021

    A new project will see the three Iraqi ministries of Planning, Labour and Social Affairs, and Trade work with UNICEF, the ILO and WFP to support vulnerable families in Iraq through a more sustainable and inclusive social protection system.

  7. © ILO 2021

    News

    Innovative technology lets partners witness impact of flexible resources on Decent Work in Egypt

    15 September 2021

    A delegation of development partners virtually toured the ILO’s country programme

  8. ILO in action

    Entrepreneurship skills for Venezuelan migrants and refugees

    15 September 2021

    ILO Chief technical advisor, María Olave, explains how the ILO has provided entrepreneurship training to Venezuelan migrants and refugees in Ecuador and Peru during the COVID-19 pandemic. Well over five million Venezuelans have become refugees and migrants in recent years, the majority of whom are living in neighbouring countries in Latin America.

  9. Fact-sheet

    Core Voluntary Funding (RBSA) for ILO development cooperation (Update, September 2021)

    13 September 2021

    This fact sheet describes recent developments in the RBSA funding modality, its allocation and management, monitoring and evaluation, and results to date. It summarizes trends in 2018-20, and provides details on contributions for 2016-21.

  10. COVID-19

    Relief provided to 4,500 return migrant workers in Lao People’s Democratic Republic

    07 September 2021

    The Lao Ministry of Labour and Social Welfare will distribute urgently needed food, hygiene items and information about local employment opportunities to returning migrant workers at quarantine centres, with the support of the International Labour Organization, European Union and Australian Government.