Contact us

STED Programme
Skills and Employability Branch
Employment Policy Department

International Labour Office
4 route des Morillons

Geneva
Switzerland
CH-1211


Tel : +41 22 799 7512

Fax : +41 22 799 6310
Email : empskills@ilo.org
Website : www.ilo.org/STED

Skills for Trade and Economic Diversification (STED)

Skills for Trade and Economic Diversification (STED) is a programme that provides sector level technical assistance on identifying the skills development strategies required for future success in international trade. It is designed to support growth and decent employment creation in sectors that have the potential to increase exports and to contribute to economic.

What's new

  1. Book launch: "Investing in Skills for Inclusive Trade"

    This publication, co-published by the World Trade Organization (WTO) and the International Labour Office (ILO), is to be launched at the WTO on 4 July. Building on previous collaboration between the WTO and the ILO, this publication focuses on the linkages between trade and skills and between trade and skills development policies.

  2. Inter-regional Technical Forum on Skills for Trade, Employability and Inclusive Growth

    Sharing knowledge and lessons learned from implementing the ILO Skills for Trade and Economic Diversification (STED) programme and applying the G20 Training Strategy. The Forum will be hosted by the International Labour Organization in partnership with the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (SIDA) and the Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA).