News

  1. 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.

  2. Global Business Network for Social Protection Floors

    Leading multinationals highlight importance of social protection

    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.

  3. Brochures

    Protecting jobs, enterprises and livelihoods

    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.

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    Future of work

    Technology transforming industries critical for growth and jobs in ASEAN

    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.

  5. 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.

  6. News

    Caribbean Congress of Labour and Caribbean Employers’ Confederation agree to establish formal national bipartite forums

    09 November 2015

    Youth unemployment, TVET curriculum and strategy development, child labour, discrimination and freedom of association among key issues discussed

  7. News

    ILO Media Advisory: Caribbean Employers' and Workers' Organizations to meet in Grenada

    01 November 2015

    Representatives from Caribbean Employers' and Workers' Organizations to develop positions on social and economic issues to be furthered at the regional level

  8. News

    Media Advisory: National bipartite meeting in Trinidad and Tobago

    01 October 2015

    A series of national bipartite workshops to be conducted in the CARIFORUM member States of Barbados, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Guyana, Suriname, and Trinidad and Tobago.

  9. News

    Media Advisory: National bipartite workshops for CARIFORUM member States

    17 September 2015

    A series of national bipartite workshops to be conducted in the CARIFORUM member States of Barbados, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Guyana, Suriname, and Trinidad and Tobago.

  10. Blog

    Reflecting Global Change for Women in Business and Management

    29 May 2015

    Women have made important strides in the boardrooms of today's companies, but the glass ceiling is still far from broken. Deborah France Massin, Director of ILO's Bureau for Employers' Activities, blogs about the remaining challenges to reaching gender parity in management.