• 111th session of the International Labour Conference

    LIVE Plenary debates today 14:30–17:30 (CEST)

    Government, employer and worker delegates from the ILO's 187 Member States address a wide range of issues, including: a just transition towards sustainable and inclusive economies, quality apprenticeships, and labour protection. A high-level World of Work Summit on Social Justice for all will take place on the 14 and 15 June.


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    Writing the rules of the game – How international labour standards are created


    International labour standards are at the heart of the ILO’s mandate and play an essential role in creating fair business competition and combatting work-related exploitation. So, how are they created?


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    As a refugee, my new skills have given my family hope


    When her husband was killed in 2009, Angelique Kahindo fled the Democratic Republic of Congo with her children to a refugee settlement in Uganda. For years she had no income, but a new opportunity for an apprenticeship has given her the skills and courage to set up her own tailoring business.


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    A just transition to a new, greener life


    Cristina Carro lost her job as a quarry truck driver when the coal mines in Spain shut down as part of the government's commitment to fight climate change. A government-led “just transition” project helped Cristina find a new job, restoring a dis-used mine to its natural setting.


Skills development

  1. Knowledge sharing platform: Skills and Lifelong Learning

  2. Trainings and courses

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