• Africa: A green, sustainable future is possible

    Africa is highly vulnerable to climate change. Yet with its vast natural resources and young dynamic population, it has all the elements to build a sustainable, green future – if countries adopt clear and comprehensive policies. The ILO’s Climate Action for Job’s Initiative will help countries reach that goal.

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  • Now I know the great feeling of having decent work

    Jordanian Omar Abu Noa’aj has struggled to find work for years due to his physical disability. Last year, an ILO employment centre helped him secure his first formal job at a garment factory, giving him a new sense of independence and purpose.

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  • Fair recruitment. Decent work

    ‘Many migrant workers – particularly low skilled workers – find themselves paying large recruitment fees to intermediaries in order to secure work overseas. The recruitment processes are often unclear and opens them up to abuse. The ILO has been addressing the issue through its Fair Recruitment Initiative. Find out more in our latest Infostory.

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    Time to deliver: Decent work in digital labour platforms

    For digital platform workers, considered to be essential in many countries, the COVID-19 outbreak increased their vulnerability and lack of protection. The silver lining: with decent work, the pandemic could drive a positive digital transformation. Read this story on our new Voices multimedia platform.

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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

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  1. ILO Centenary Declaration for the Future of Work

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    ILO Training Centre

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  2. Knowledge sharing platform: Skills and Lifelong Learning