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    258 million workers over-educated for their jobs

    More than 935 million workers in the world have jobs that don’t match their educational level: 72% of them are under-educated for their jobs, while the remaining 28% are over-educated. This new data in ILOSTAT covers 114 countries, which means that the actual global figures are probably much higher.

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  • World Day of Social Justice 2020

    If the future is going to work for everyone, it will mean putting people and planet first. But how? Tell policymakers what you think!

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  • Justices of the Peace, allies in the fight against forced labour in Peru

    As part of its efforts to eliminate forced labour in Peru’s Amazon region, the International Labour Organization is working in collaboration with the most affected communities.

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  • How many women work in STEM?

    International Day of Women and Girls in Science

    New data on Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) occupations reveal the extent to which women are employed in this field across countries.

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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

Director-General

  1. European Economic and Social Committee, Brussels

    The future of work and the EU’s Pillar of Social Rights

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.