News

February 2013

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    Environmental sustainability is not a job killer

    27 February 2013

    ILO Green Jobs Programme coordinator, Peter Poschen, outlines the business and job opportunities that could emerge from a shift to a greener economy.

  2. Inter-Agency Workshop: Employment and Social Inclusion in a Green Economy

    The ILO organizes an Inter-Agency Workshop in collaboration with UNEP, UNIDO and UNITAR under the Partnership for Action on Green Economy (PAGE) and the Green Growth Working Group of the Donor Committee for Enterprise Development (DCED). Participants of this workshop will review and compare current approaches, tools and practices to assess and promote jobs and social inclusion in a green economy.

January 2013

  1. Web Accessibility for Persons with Disabilities: Benefits for All

    Tuesday, 12 February 2013 - Webinar convened by the ILO, the UN Global Compact Office and G3ICT

December 2012

  1. Labour market gender gap: Two steps forward, one step back

    11 December 2012

    The gender gap in global labour markets showed some convergence in the earlier part of the last decade but increased after the crisis erupted in 2007, according to an ILO report produced in collaboration with UN Women. The picture varies considerably among regions.

  2. ILO to launch “Global Employment Trends for Women”

    07 December 2012

    The International Labour Organization (ILO) is to launch a report analysing the gender gaps in global labour markets.

November 2012

  1. What Does the World of Work for 1.2 billion Youth Look Like? Global Labour Markets and Youth Employment: A Vision for the Future

    29 November 2012

    Lecture by Jose M. Salazar-Xirinachs, Executive Director for Employment, ILO, at the Public Seminar at World Bank Tokyo Development Learning Centre

  2. The ILO and Cooperatives: A global perspective towards the International Year of Cooperatives

    28 November 2012

    by José Manuel Salazar-Xirinachs, Executive Director for Employment, International Labour Organization, at University of Kobe, Japan

  3. Inaugural Remarks at the Cooperative Forum on "Role of Co-operatives in times of natural disaster"

    28 November 2012

    by Mr José Manuel Salazar-Xirinachs, Executive Director, Employment Sector, ILO at the 10th International Cooperative Alliance (ICA) Asia-Pacific Regional Assembly

  4. Talk on ILO Working paper on Rokin Banks

    26 November 2012

    by José Manuel Salazar-Xirinachs, Executive Director for Employment, ILO To the Rokin Association & Kinki Rokin

  5. The World at a Crossroads: The employment challenge facing the world today

    25 November 2012

    Keynote Speech by José Manuel Salazar-Xirinachs Executive Director for Employment, ILO, at the Rokin-ILO International Symposium