Open Working Group on Sustainable Development Goals
20 June 2013
The Open Working Group on Sustainable Development Goals concluded its fourth session on 19 June with a strong message on the need to consider the creation of decent and productive jobs as a core element of the future development framework.
Brazil’s Contribution to the ILO’s South-South Cooperation Strategy - VII Annual Review Meeting, Geneva, 18 June 2013
ILO South-South and Triangular Cooperation (SSTC) with Brazil has considerably up-scaled and is now effective in the four strategic objectives under the 2008 Declaration, as well as under the areas of critical importance. Brazil has been recognized as a prominent actor and model for ILO SSTC in the Programme and Budget for 2012-2013 and in the recently approved Programme and Budget for 2014-2015. Its role as a tripartite facilitator of SSTC with MERCOSUR, Portuguese-speaking countries in Africa (PALOP), and in the framework of the CPLP is also recognized in the ILO's Strategy for SSTC, adopted by the Governing Body in 22 March 2012.
102nd International Labour Conference
14 June 2013
Ahead of the European Council meeting, European Council President, Herman Van Rompuy, addresses the International Labour Conference and says that the ILO has a key role to play in helping to address the challenges that Europe faces.
Partnership for skills training
14 June 2013
A collaboration between the Government of Japan and the International Labour Organization will strengthen a range of courses offered by the International Training Centre in Turin, Italy.
The Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and ILO sign 2.5 million USD agreement to support improved labour conditions in Bangladesh
03 June 2013
PARDEV Newsletter No. 38
30 May 2013
The agenda comprises the standing item on the application of Conventions and Recommendations, and thematic items on employment and social protection in the new demographic context; sustainable development, decent work and green jobs; and social dialogue (recurrent discussion under the follow-up to the 2008 ILO Declaration on Social Justice for Fair Globalization).
21 May 2013
PARDEV Newsletter No. 37
07 May 2013
2013 Academy on Social and Solidarity Economy: An opportunity to enhance youth employment (Agadir, Morocco, April 2013); UN Research Institute on Social Development (UNRISD) – ILO Conference on Social and Solidarity Economy promotes participation by researchers from the Global SouthGeneva, 6-8 May 2013)
06 May 2013
Cooperatives and social enterprises can help expand decent work and job opportunities, says ILO Director-General, Guy Ryder.
02 May 2013
The ILO teams up with European private industry to help prevent children from working in seasonal hazelnut harvesting in Turkey.