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
13 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.
04 March 2019
Sponsored by the ILO, Novelita Palisoc from the Philippines, gave an inspiring TED talk in Geneva, Switzerland telling her story as an exploited domestic worker who eventually found her calling as an empowered domestic workers’ union leader representing all of Asia.
28 February 2019
27 February 2019
From the factories of the industrial revolution to today’s global supply chains, ensuring decent working conditions has been a priority for the ILO since its creation a century ago. For many of us that translates into safe workplaces, limits on working hours, minimum wage levels, and maternity protection. But millions of workers still do not enjoy these rights.