24 August 2011
31 July 2011
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.
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.
16 May 2011
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.
Growth employment and social cohesion
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.
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).
99th International Labour Conference
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.
G-20 Labour and Employment Ministers meeting
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.