News and events
Regular Budget Supplementary Account
31 January 2012
Convergences: Decent work and social justice in religious traditions – A handbook
31 January 2012
This handbook demonstrates that in different religions and spiritual traditions there is great convergence of values on the subject of work. Human dignity, solidarity and above all the connection between work, social justice and peace put us on common ground.
PARDEV Newsletter No. 25
South-South and Triangular Cooperation (SSTC); Desk review of 2010 UNDAFS
09 November 2011
World of Work Report 2011- ILO says world heading for a new and deeper jobs recession, warns of more social unrest
31 October 2011
In a grim analysis issued on the eve of the G20 leaders summit, the International Labour Organization (ILO) says the global economy is on the verge of a new and deeper jobs recession that will further delay the global economic recovery and may ignite more social unrest in scores of countries.
Global Employment Trends for Youth: 2011 update
26 October 2011
The report presents the latest global and regional labour market trends for youth and examines whether or not the situation that young people face in the labour market has improved or worsened over the year and a half since the release of the special edition of the Global Employment Trends for Youth, August 2010 on the impact of the economic crisis. One year later, with an environment of growing uncertainty in the economic recovery and stalled recovery in the job market, the report draws the unfortunate conclusion that the situation facing youth in the labour market has not improved and that prospects for the future are not much better.
Making Globalization Socially Sustainable
20 September 2011
Globalization is widely seen as a powerful engine that has the potential to promote growth and development. For many years, however, concerns have also been raised about the effects of globalization on jobs and wages. This has led to questions about the social sustainability of globalization. This volume consists of contributions by leading academic experts who analyse the various channels through which globalization affects jobs and wages.
ILO highlights growing South-South and Triangular Cooperation activities
14 June 2011
The International Labour Office (ILO) has participated in more than 100 initiatives of South-South Cooperation, according to information provided during a panel discussion with representatives of donor countries , governments, workers and employers during the ILO’s 100th annual Conference in Geneva.
Global Wage Report 2010/11: Wage policies in times of crisis
15 December 2010
The second in a series of ILO reports focusing on wage developments, this volume reviews the global and regional wage trends during the years of the economic and financial crisis of 2008 and 2009.
Thematic report on MDG-1: Eradicate extreme poverty and hunger
01 July 2010
The financial and economic crisis of the past two years has deepened the challenge of poverty reduction even further by slowing growth in many low and middle-income economies. Efforts to provide full and decent employment for all must be revitalized. Progress in achieving targets on poverty and employment has been uneven.
Cooperation against Child Labour
Brazil, U.S. and ILO to expand fight against child labour in post-earthqake Haiti - first ILO North-South-South "triangular agreement"
15 June 2010
Brazil and the United States have joined forces to expand the fight against child labour in Haiti, in the first “triangular agreement” on North-South-South cooperation to be signed under the auspices of the International Labour Organization (ILO).