Employment intensive investment news

  1. TICAD 7

    ILO attended TICAD 7 and the Special Conference on Peace and Stability in the Sahel Region

    03 December 2019

    From 28 to 30 August, 2019, the ILO attended the Tokyo International Conference for African Development (TICAD) 7 Plenary Meeting in Yokohama, Japan, an event organized by the Government of Japan, the United Nations, the United Nations Development Program (UNDP), the World Bank, and the African Union Commission (AUC).

  2. Natural Disasters

    Earthquake victims get gravity-fed water supply in Papua New Guinea

    22 November 2019

    A ILO-Japan funded partnership infrastructure project is helping earthquake-affected communities in the Nipa district to access clean drinking water.

  3. Press release

    ILO signs new agreement with the Netherlands on forced displacement response

    31 October 2019

    PROSPECTS Partnership: Putting decent work at the nexus between humanitarian action and development cooperation

  4. TICADVII side event

    TICAD 7 Side Event - ILO Future of Work High-Level Dialogue (Held on 29 Aug. 2019) Meeting Report

    21 October 2019

  5. Green jobs

    ILO-supported national initiatives win policy ‘Oscars’

    16 October 2019

    The Future Policy Awards, recognizes the world’s most impactful policies empowering youth.

  6. News

    A joint EU-ILO project strengthens trade and sectoral policies for more and better decent jobs

    02 October 2019

  7. 18th ILO Regional Seminar for Labour-Based Practitioners

    Closing speech by the Chief of the Development and Investment Branch, ILO Geneva

    10 September 2019

    Theme: "Towards sustainable and inclusive local development: local resource-based approaches and decent job creation".

  8. 18th ILO Regional Seminar for Labour-Based Practitioners

    Opening remarks by ILO Regional Director for Africa

    10 September 2019

    Theme: "Towards sustainable and inclusive local development: local resource-based approaches and decent job creation".

  9. 18th African Regional Seminar for Labour-Based Practitioners

    Ministerial Declaration

    10 September 2019

    Theme: "Towards sustainable and inclusive local development: local resource-based approaches and decent job creation".

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    Our impact, their voices

    Paving the way to inclusive rural development in Timor-Leste

    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.