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News from ILO Washington, D.C.

  1. Modern Slavery

    Corker: UK Matches $25 Million US Investment in Global Fund to End Modern Slavery

    September 19, 2017

    Contribution Brings Fund to Over $50 Million, Marks First Major Foreign Government Investment in US-Based Initiative

  2. Sen. Chris Coons (D-Del) Leads U.S. Congressional delegation to West Africa

    August 30, 2017

    Representatives of the Congress of the United States have reaffirmed the bi-partisan commitment in Congress to a ‘sustained and strong’ relationship between the US and Ghana; and with Africa in general.

News from ILO Geneva

  1. Questions and Answers

    Towards the universal ratification of Convention No. 144

    November 6, 2017

    As it moves towards the celebration of its centenary in 2019, the International Labor Organization (ILO) has launched a campaign to promote the universal ratification of the Tripartite Consultation (International Labor Standards) Convention, 1976 (No.144).

  2. Our impact, Their voices

    Free from debt and bonded labor in Sri Lanka’s fisheries

    November 1, 2017

    ILO's project helps free fishermen from debt bondage and supports livelihoods.

  3. © PEO ACWA

    WESO 2017


    Innovative firms are more competitive and create more jobs

    October 20, 2017

    The ILO’s World Employment and Social Outlook 2017: Sustainable Enterprises and Jobs, released earlier this month shows innovative companies tend to be more productive, create more jobs and employ more skilled and female workers. ILO News discussed some of these findings with Marva Corley-Coulibaly, lead author of the report.