News

January 2020

  1. © Chor Sokunthea / World Bank 2020

    Insufficient paid work affects almost half a billion people, new ILO report shows

    20 January 2020

    A lack of decent work combined with rising unemployment and persisting inequality is making it increasingly difficult for people to build better lives through their work, according to the latest edition of the ILO’s global report on employment and social trends.

  2. Launch of the 1st Skills Challenge Innovation Call

    The first Skills Challenge Innovation Call will recognize and support the development of solutions that aim to address the different forms and dimensions of skills mismatch.

  3. © ILO 2020

    ILO to launch new report on global employment and social trends

    13 January 2020

December 2019

  1. The Decent Jobs for Youth Knowledge Facility: Learning, sharing, and engaging

    11 December 2019

    Partners of the UN Global Initiative on Decent Jobs for Youth launch knowledge facility, including the ILO toolbox and data finder on youth employment.

  2. The Future of Full Employment

    The Symposium, to be held 12-13 December 2019, will focus on the fundamental question of full employment - its definition and relevance, its implications for inclusive and greener economic growth, the conditions leading to it and the role it plays in helping those who are at risk of being left behind.

November 2019

  1. The ILO and the United Nations Climate Change Conference COP25

    The twenty-fifth session of the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP25) organized by Chile, will be held in Madrid on 2-13 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 be presenting the 'Climate Action for Jobs Initiative' an action plan resulted from the Climate Action Summit 2019.

  2. Formal salaried employment generation and transition to formality in developing countries: The case of Latin America

    The paper presented during the seminar analyzes the evolution of labour formality in Latin American countries. It evaluates the intensity and characteristics of this process, analyses the inflows to a formal salaried job and identifies the main drivers of this positive labour dynamics.

  3. Macroeconomics and Gender

    The seminar examined how macro-level economic policies can foster a more gender equitable and inclusive growth process in developing countries.

  4. Trade, Jobs and Peace

    The event is organized in the context of the Geneva Peace Week 2019, which will take place from 4 to 8 November, in collaboration with WTO and Accessions - Trade for peace.

October 2019

  1. A joint EU-ILO project strengthens trade and sectoral policies for more and better decent jobs

    02 October 2019