October 2019

  1. SafeYouth@Work tripartite results and sustainability workshop

    16 October 2019

    The workshop was held from 14 to 16 October 2019 at ITC-ILO, Turin, Italy

  2. © Gianfranco Fiorini / ILO 2019

    Lima’s Gamarra market: The benefits of moving to the formal economy

    09 October 2019

    Combating informality is key to governments’ efforts to reduce inequality and social exclusion. This is particularly true in Peru where many employees work in informal conditions.

  3. ILO Commission of Inquiry issues report on complaint against the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela

    03 October 2019

    The Commission of Inquiry set up by the ILO Governing Body to examine a complaint against the Government of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela has adopted its report.

September 2019

  1. United Nations and ILO meet in Lima to address challenges of the future of work in Latin America and the Caribbean

    13 September 2019

    The dialogue between the ILO and the UN Resident Coordinators on 17 and 18 September seeks to strengthen cooperation to support countries in the region to meet the objectives of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

August 2019

  1. Taking the ILO to South America: An epic historical journey

    07 August 2019

    Brazil, Uruguay, Argentina and Chile were founding members of the International Labour Organization but were far removed from its Geneva headquarters. In order to draw them in closer, the first ILO Director, Albert Thomas, undertook an epic 70-day journey to South America in 1925.

June 2019

  1. Lao People’s Democratic Republic ratifies the 1986 Constitutional Amendment

    24 June 2019

  2. Future of trade unions depends on organizing the informal economy

    20 June 2019

    A new report reveals that organizing workers in the informal economy may spark the renewal of the trade union movement. This can be done by expanding membership and collective bargaining coverage in the informal economy in order to protect labour rights, project a united voice and influence social and economic policies.

May 2019

  1. Expansion of Self-Employment and Greater Informality Threaten the Labor Situation in Latin America and the Caribbean

    15 May 2019

    A new joint ECLAC-ILO publication analyzes aspects of fulfillment of the 2030 Agenda’s Sustainable Development Goal No. 8 (on decent work and economic growth).

  2. Towards ratification of ILO Conventions in Georgia

    10 May 2019

  3. © ACNUR/Siegfried Modola 2019

    ILO supports Venezuelan migrants and refugees

    07 May 2019

    The initiative launched with an initial ILO funding of US$ 2 million will aim at the socio-economic integration of Venezuelan migrants and refugees in Ecuador, Colombia and Peru.