News

2011

  1. Event

    Panama: Meeting between United Nations Agencies and the Trade Union Organizations of the Americas

    24 August 2011

  2. Event

    Regional Meeting in Panama

    31 July 2011

  3. News

    Rethinking the American Social Contract: The International Labor Organization's Decent Work Agenda in the United States

    14 July 2011

    The ILO-Washington Office and the New America Foundation hosted a lively event about the ILO’s Decent Work Agenda in the United States. The event launched a new paper titled "Rethinking the American Social Contract: The International Labor Organization's Decent Work Agenda in the United States" featuring a distinguished panel of discussants.

  4. Press release

    100th ILO annual Conference decides to bring an estimated 53 to 100 million domestic workers worldwide under the realm of labour standards

    16 June 2011

    The government, worker and employer delegates at the 100th annual Conference of the International Labour Organization (ILO) on Thursday, 16 June adopted a historic set of international standards aimed at improving the working conditions of tens of millions of domestic workers worldwide.

  5. Press release

    New York: Conference on the Human Right to Organize

    16 May 2011

  6. News

    ILO Director-General welcomes US-Brazil Memorandum of Understanding to promote Decent Work through South-South and Trilateral Cooperation

    19 March 2011

    The Director-General of the International Labour Organization, Mr. Juan Somavia, has welcomed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed by the Governments of Brazil and of the United States to promote South-South and Trilateral Cooperation around the ILO's Decent Work Agenda.

2010

  1. Growth employment and social cohesion

    After the ILO-IMF conference in Oslo, what's next?

    20 September 2010

    In the wake of the historic ILO and IMF conference in Oslo on “The Challenges of Growth, Employment and Social Cohesion”, what's next for the two Organizations’ campaign to address the global jobs crisis? ILO Online spoke to Stephen Pursey, Director of the Policy Integration and Senior Advisor to the Director-General, about the outcome of the Conference and the road ahead.

  2. 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).

  3. 99th International Labour Conference

    "Real economy" leaders discuss policy responses to global economic and jobs crisis

    14 June 2010

    Leaders from the real economy, meeting at the International Labour Organization's annual conference, held a high-level debate on ways out of the global economic and jobs crisis and called for an urgent, balanced policy approach that would combine economic recovery with jobs growth.

  4. G-20 Labour and Employment Ministers meeting

    ILO welcomes G-20 Labour and Employment Ministers' recommendations on job-Rich recovery

    21 April 2010

    The International Labour Organization (ILO) has welcomed the recommendations by the G-20 Labour and Employment Ministers’ meeting aimed at accelerating a job-rich recovery through policies included in the ILO’s Global Jobs Pact and Decent Work Agenda.