Middle East and North Africa
20 March 2019
Conflict and crisis in the Middle East and North Africa has led to an increase in child labour across the region, including in children’s involvement in armed conflict and other illicit activities, a new report finds.
335th Session of the ILO Governing Body
19 March 2019
Silvia Elena Alfaro Espinosa, Permanent Representative of Peru to the United Nations Office at Geneva, will head the International Labour Organization’s Executive Body until June 2019.
Questions and Answers
18 March 2019
Rebeca Grynspan talks about South-South Cooperation and the Future of Work in the context of the 2nd High-level United Nations Conference on South-South Cooperation (BAPA+40) taking place in Buenos Aires, March 20-22. Grynspan was a Member of the ILO’s Global Commission on the Future of Work.
15 March 2019
Countries from the Global South should work together to surf on the wave of technological revolution says youth innovator, Maria Victoria Alonsoperez.
ILO response to Syrian refugee crisis
14 March 2019
The ILO and Germany’s Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development have signed a comprehensive memorandum of understanding which seeks to support job creation in response to the refugee crisis and forced displacement in Jordan, Lebanon, and Turkey.
13 March 2019
Around the world, demand is growing for businesses that are motivated not only by profit but also by the needs of people and wider society. The ILO’s Decent Work Agenda promotes these types of ‘sustainable enterprises’ so that they benefit everyone, without harming the environment.
Youth labour statistics
Mastercard Foundation partnering with ILO to create new and improved database on youth in the labour market
12 March 2019
Mastercard Foundation funding enables ILO to provide more and better data on youth in the labour market.
11 March 2019
There has been widespread progress in the development of national social security systems, according to a new ILO report, which also identifies gaps that need to be promptly addressed.
International Women’s Day
07 March 2019
Work-related gender gaps have not seen any meaningful improvement for 20 years, but a new ILO report says that the path to progress is clear.
Peace and development
06 March 2019
The International Labour Organization (ILO) and the Government of Japan have signed a new partnership to provide jobs and promote peace through improved water supply and sanitation services in post-conflict areas in the Philippines.