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  1. COP25

    The ILO and the United Nations Climate Change Conference COP25

    02-13 December 2019

    The twenty-fifth session of the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP25) organized by Chile is taking place in Madrid from 2 to 13 December 2019. The ILO will bring to the table the importance of the social and political drivers for a successful and rapid transition into more respectful economies, and will also present the "Climate Action for Jobs Initiative"- an action plan resulted from the Climate Action Summit 2019.

  2. Social and solidarity economy

    The SSE Momentum: Finance for Inclusion and the Future of Work

    The international conference brought together around 100 participants to discuss the role of the social and solidarity economy (SSE) and supporting financial mechanisms in promoting decent work and sustainable development.

  3. New report

    Small businesses and self-employed provide most jobs worldwide, new ILO report says

    A ground-breaking study reveals that seven in 10 workers are self-employed or in small businesses, a finding that has significant implications for employment and enterprise support policies world-wide.