Employment services: News and events

May 2023

  1. News

    ILO and Pôle emploi sign Memorandum of Understanding

    02 May 2023

    With this Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), the International Labour Organization and Pôle emploi, the French Public Employment Service, have committed to strengthen and develop existing forms of collaboration, and to explore new ones in areas of common interest.

April 2023

  1. Case study on the ratification of Conventions 88 and 181: France

    France: Human-centred public-private cooperation for strengthening employment services

    14 April 2023

  2. Case study on the ratification of Conventions 88 and 181: Uruguay

    Uruguay: promoting decent work and social inclusion through ratifying and implementing Convention 181

    14 April 2023

  3. Case study on the ratification of Convention 181: Japan

    Key role of private employment agencies in strengthening national labour markets: The Japan way

    14 April 2023

March 2023

  1. © ILO 2023

    International Labour Standards

    Nigeria ratified ILO Conventions concerning migrant workers and private employment agencies

    27 March 2023

    Nigeria becomes the 29th country to ratify Convention No. 143, and the 38th to ratify Convention No. 181.

November 2022

  1. Jobs and career guidance

    First Global Careers Month to highlight importance of investing in career guidance

    08 November 2022

    The Inter-Agency Career Guidance Working Group (IAG CGWG) has launched the first Global Careers Month, which will run from 8 November to 13 December.

September 2022

  1. Fair Recruitment

    The ILO launches a new phase of the Integrated Programme on Fair Recruitment

    13 September 2022

    With the support of the Swiss Development Cooperation and the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, the third and final phase of the FAIR programme runs from August 2022 to July 2025.

August 2022

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    Skills and employment

    Big data offers new way to monitor changes in the demand and supply for skills

    31 August 2022

    A new study by the International Labour Organization finds that, with the right tools, data from online jobs platforms can provide important information about current and future demand and supply of skills in the labour market

July 2022

  1. Event

    Blended Vocational Training in BLK in Indonesia: Curriculum standardization, Instructors’ competencies, and Implementation of training programmes

    The Ministry of Manpower and the ILO Jakarta Office – through INSIGHT II project funded by the Government of Japan and UNIQLO project funded by Fast Retailing, Co., Ltd. – collaborate in the development of blended vocational skills training in BLKs for the almost three years now.

May 2022

  1. News

    ILO Launches Ratification Campaign to Broaden Adoption of its Key Employment Services Conventions

    25 May 2022

    Emphasizing the critical importance of public and private employment services to achieve robust labour markets and a human-centered and job-rich recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic, the International Labour Organization has launched a targeted effort to increase ratifications of two key conventions among its member States.