News and events


  1. Publication

    Global South-South Development Expo 2017: ILO Solution on Skills Development, Youth Employment in the framework of South-South and triangular Cooperation Antalya, Turkey, 28 November 2017

    09 November 2017

  2. Publication

    Promover el empleo de las personas con discapacidad a través de redes empresariales: Una perspectiva de cooperación Sur-Sur

    03 November 2017

  3. Decent work

    How decent work can transform cotton production

    03 November 2017

    South-South Project uses good practices in Brazil to promote decent work in cotton production in African and Latin American countries.

  4. News

    The ILO participates in the 4th World Forum on Local Economic Development to discuss roles of SSE in achieving SDGs at local level

    31 October 2017

  5. Flagship Programme on Social Protection

    Governments, UN meet to plan for SDG achievement on social protection

    25 October 2017

    Developing countries and donors have met in Geneva, together with UN agencies, to kick-off a multi-stakeholder partnership for the achievement of social protection targets under the Sustainable Development Goals

  6. News

    The ILO and the JPMorgan Chase Foundation together to promote quality apprenticeships

    16 October 2017

  7. Decent work

    International Labour Organization (ILO) and Brazilian Government promote decent work in the cotton supply chain in Mozambique

    10 October 2017

    The Government of Mozambique and the Brazilian Government have identified key areas of support for a country project to be implemented by the Government of Mozambique, organizations of workers, organizations of employers and civil society institutions, with technical support from ILO

  8. Publication

    Sweden-ILO Cooperation

    06 September 2017

    Fact-sheet, September 2017

  9. Publication

    Republic of Korea-ILO Cooperation

    06 September 2017

    Fact-Sheet, September 2017

  10. United for Youth Employment in Cambodia

    UN agencies join forces to promote youth employment in Cambodia

    05 September 2017

    The Royal Government of Cambodia and five UN agencies and programmes (ILO, UNDP, UNESCO, UNICEF and UNV), with the support of the Swiss Agency for Development Cooperation, launched a new joint programme to promote youth employment and reduce inequalities in the country.

  11. News

    Siberian Coal Energy Company leads VCT@WORK in the Russian Federation

    01 September 2017

  12. Publication

    United States - ILO Cooperation

    03 August 2017

    Compilation of fact-sheets, April 2017

  13. Publication

    Sul-Sul Solidario e Desenvolvimento Local: Artigos dos Participantes - Praia, 20-22 Julho 2017

    17 July 2017

  14. Press release

    ILO and Russian Federation discuss second phase of the project “Applying the G20 Training Strategy”

    06 July 2017

    ILO officials and senior representatives of the Ministries of Education and Science, Finance, Labour and Social Protection, Foreign Affairs, Employers and Workers’ organizations and other key stakeholders involved in Skills Development met in Moscow to discuss the second phase of the Project, which represents a continued response of the Russian Federation and the ILO to support the application of the G20 Training Strategy.

  15. Publication

    Academy on Social and Solidarity Economy: Innovative Ecosystems for Solidarity Economy Policies and South-South Cooperation

    19 June 2017

    This compilation features articles from several scholars from the Global South countries, as proceedings of the ILO South South and Triangular Cooperation (SSTC) Academy on Social and Solidarity Economy, to be held in June 2017 in Seoul, South-Korea.

  16. Press release

    President of Uruguay at the ILO Conference: Social dialogue and collective bargaining are essential for progress

    05 June 2017

    Without agreements, there is no progress, President Tabaré Vázquez said at the opening day of the ILO annual meeting in Geneva. In his message to delegates, he warned that "we must not wait for the future, we must build it."

  17. Press release

    Kuwait promotes decent work for Palestinians with $0.5 million in continued annual support for ILO activities

    31 May 2017

    A new grant from Kuwait to the ILO is dedicated to promoting decent work and social justice in the occupied Palestinian territory and the Arab States.

  18. In brief

    Decent work, the key to the 2030 agenda for sustainable development

    31 May 2017

    Decent work puts money in the pockets of individuals and families that they can spend in the local economy. Their purchasing power fuels the growth and development of sustainable enterprises, especially smaller businesses, which in turn are able to hire more workers and improve their pay and conditions. It increases tax revenues for governments, who can then fund social measures to protect those who cannot find, or are unable to work.

  19. Youth employment

    ILO, LUKOIL extend partnership on youth employment

    23 May 2017

    “We have the unique opportunity to partner in order to scale-up action on youth employment and tackle this crisis head on,” said ILO Director-General Guy Ryder.

  20. ILO/Japan Partnership

    Japan and ILO Signed Memorandum of Cooperation

    13 May 2017

    During his second official visit to Japan from 10 to 13 May 2017, ILO Director-General Guy Ryder had meetings with constituents, delivered speeches in several events, signed Memorandum of Cooperation with the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare and consolidated the framework of collaboration with the Tokyo Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games.