• Play fair for equal pay

    International Equal Pay Day

    Ahead of the first ever International Equal Pay Day on 18 September, World Cup-winning footballer Megan Rapinoe says that diversity, inclusion and pay equity are the keys to building a better world of work.

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  • Developing countries should invest US$1.2 trillion to guarantee basic social protection

    Closing the coverage gap, worsened by COVID-19, will require additional sources of financing says a new ILO study.

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  • Safe health workers, safe patients

    World Patient Safety Day

    Millions of health workers risk their own health doing their daily work during the COVID-19 pandemic. Their safety affects the safety of the patients in their care. Respect for labour rights and decent conditions of work are crucial to give these frontline workers the protection they need to save lives and keep their patients safe.

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    ILO promotes decent work at the UN General Assembly

    The ILO will be playing a key role at the UN General Assembly, which takes place in New York on 15-30 September. ILO participants will be leading and taking part in a number of events to promote decent work, including sessions on equal pay, gender equality, climate action for jobs, decent jobs for youth and sustainable development, among others.

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Programmes and results

  1. ILO's flagship programmes

    The ILO has integrated many of its existing technical projects into five flagship programmes, designed to enhance the efficency and impact of its development cooperation with constituents on a global scale.

Cooperation

  1. Partnering for Development

    With over 50 years of experience in development cooperation, the ILO today has a bigger portfolio than ever with some 600 active programmes and projects in more than 100 countries.

  2. ILO projects worldwide

    Discover ILO's Development Cooperation Dashboard

World of Work magazine

  1. Special 2019 issue: The ILO at 100

    Working for peace and social justice

    This Centenary issue of the World of Work magazine presents some milestones of the ILO’s history and its efforts to promote social justice as the foundation of peace around the globe.