Employers from all over the world speak on the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR)
10 December 2018
The Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) is a milestone in international commitment towards the acceptance of a universal and effective recognition and observance of basic human rights. The UDHR is also a key reference for business. On the occasion of the 70th anniversary of the UDHR employers from different regions speak of what human rights mean to their organizations.
07 December 2018
The ILO’s Bureau for Employers’ Activities (ACTEMP) leads efforts to ensure business continuity in Asian countries most at risk for natural disasters.
Regional official launch of the “Win-Win: Gender equality means good business" ILO, UNWomen and EU, Sao Paulo, Brasil
25 September 2018
17 July 2018
Political, economic, social and environmental situations of the enabling business.
30 April 2018
By Deborah France-Massin, Director of the Bureau for Employers' Activities at the International Labour Organization (ILO)
Global Conference on the Sustained Eradication of Child Labour
The international community agrees to redouble efforts to fight against child labour and forced labour
16 November 2017
The three-day IV Global Conference on the Sustained Eradication of Child Labour concluded with the adoption of the Buenos Aires Declaration which spells out principles and actions to be taken. During the meeting, delegates presented almost 100 pledges for concrete steps towards the eradication of child labour and forced labour, and the generation of quality employment for young people.
Global Business Network for Social Protection Floors
24 October 2017
Representatives of more than a dozen multinational enterprises met in Geneva to highlight the importance of investment in social protection floors for growth in emerging markets.
31 July 2017
The Bureau for Employers' Activities (ACT/EMP) is conducting research and developing tools to enable the private sector and employers and business membership organizations (EBMOs) build resilience during disaster and conflict and positively contribute to economic and social development.
Future of work
07 July 2016
A new study by the International Labour Organization’s Bureau for Employers’ Activities shows that the robot age is already a reality in ASEAN countries. More than 60 per cent of enterprises surveyed in the region see new technologies as a positive for increasing sales, labour productivity and employment of highly skilled workers.
2015 Labour Overview
ILO: 1.7 million people joined the ranks of the unemployed in 2015 in Latin America and the Caribbean
10 December 2015
The ILO’s 2015 Labour Overview indicates that the economic slowdown has caused a rise in unemployment, particularly among women and young people, and there are signs of increased informality. The situation is worrying and poses policy challenges to the countries of the region. Unemployment could rise again in 2016.