06 November 2019
Implementing a just transition that ensures disability inclusion will require appropriate legal standards, social protection mechanisms, skills development initiatives and attitudinal changes at the societal level.
09 September 2019
New technology can be an opportunity or a challenge for people with disabilities. An interactive discussion conducted by the ILO and its social partners explored possibilities offered by the technology in providing an equal employment opportunity.
Our impact, their voices
05 September 2019
Timor-Leste needs to promote sustainable, inclusive employment and growth in its rural areas, where 70 per cent of the population live, if it is to achieve its development targets. To help, an ILO infrastructure project is finding work for women and those with disabilities in the agro-forestry sector.
Job & Innovation Fair for Diversability 2019
02 September 2019
The ILO in collaboration with relevant partners, Diffago, Dare Foundation and Atma Jaya Catholic University, conducted a two-day inclusive job fair. The job fair connects companies with job seekers with disabilities as a means to promote inclusive workplaces.
31 July 2019
The ILO Director has embarked on the familiarization tour of Development Cooperation projects to meet partners, stakeholders, and beneficiaries of the projects.
01 May 2019
The LEED+ project builds on successes of the Local Empowerment through Economic Development (LEED) Project. From 2011-2018, LEED has helped to reduce poverty, create sustainable jobs and build the peace in northern Sri Lanka.
Viet Nam News
26 March 2019
Disability and Trade Unions
20 March 2019
People with disabilities are the world’s largest minority but many face discrimination in the workplace and their rights are often denied.
07 March 2019
On 6/7 March, AAR Japan, the International Labour Organization (ILO) and Myanmar Centre for Responsible Business (MCRB) brought together 110 Myanmar stakeholders from business, disability organisations and government and international experts for second multistakeholder forum on promoting employment of persons with disabilities in Myanmar. The first forum was held in November 2017.
International Day of Persons with Disabilities
03 December 2018
“The inclusion of workers with disabilities across all industries and at all levels of a company is not only a matter of human rights but also a matter of business success,” says award-winning actress, Marlee Matlin, who’s part of the ILO’s work on the inclusion of people with disabilities in the world of work.