December 2018

  1. Labour Overview for Latin America

    A quarter century of tracking labour markets in Latin America and the Caribbean

    20 December 2018

    The ILO’s Labour Overview for Latin America and the Caribbean marks its 25th anniversary this month. The annual report tracks unemployment and other labour market indicators, and highlights decent work deficits that need to be tackled.

  2. Blog

    Superhero SCORE – On a Mission to Improve Enterprises

    19 December 2018

    When workplaces in Bolivia need help to improve working conditions and productivity, they can call on Superhero SCORE to sort things out. Thanks to him and his cartoon friends, the ILO’s Sustaining Competitive and Responsible Enterprises programme has been able to get the SCORE message across to employers and workers.

  3. Labour Overview 2018

    Unemployment in Latin America and the Caribbean down slightly in 2018

    18 December 2018

    After increasing for three years, unemployment in Latin America and the Caribbean dipped slightly in 2018, according to the ILO’s Labour Overview 2018. But there is uncertainty about future trends, amid slow growth, high volatility and concerns about the high rate of youth unemployment.

  4. © S. Houttuln/S. Haaij/IRIN 2019

    International Migrants Day

    ILO announces winners of the 2018 Global Media Competition on Labour Migration

    18 December 2018

    Winning entries provide outstanding, balanced, reporting on labour migration and fair recruitment.

  5. News

    ILO Director-General on First Ever Visit to Uzbekistan

    14 December 2018

    Mr. Guy Ryder, Director-General of the International Labour Organization (ILO), is on his first ever visit to Uzbekistan.

  6. Blog

    Step By Step to Formalization

    14 December 2018

    Four out of five enterprises in the world are informal. That means they are not covered or insufficiently covered by any laws or other formal arrangements.

  7. Op-Ed

    Are we committed to end violence against women migrant workers?

    13 December 2018

    Women migrant workers face double discrimination, which may lead to exploitation, sexual violence and harassment, says Deepa Bharathi, ILO chief technical adviser in the regional office for Asia and the Pacific.

  8. Blog

    Curating a vision with young African entrepreneurs

    12 December 2018

    How can young people be involved in creating a future of work that is decent, equitable and bright? This November I was fortunate enough to take part in an event with this mandate at its heart.

  9. News

    The Bureau for Employers' Activities (ACTEMP) contributes to disaster prevention in Myanmar

    07 December 2018

    The ILO’s Bureau for Employers’ Activities (ACTEMP) leads efforts to ensure business continuity in Asian countries most at risk for natural disasters.

  10. © Hoang Dinh Nam / AFP 2019

    Labour migration

    New ILO figures show 164 million people are migrant workers

    05 December 2018

    Some countries of origin are losing the most productive part of their workforce, the study says.