What's new

  1. Virtual webinar

    Understanding automation and employment in the apparel and automotive sectors

    Organized by the “Building Partnerships on the Future of Work” project, this webinar will bring together experts to share knowledge on the automotive, apparel and footwear industries and discuss technological change and the future of work in these sectors. Interpretation in English and Spanish will be provided.

  2. Video

    Gender Equality Masterclass: Boosting your organizational performance by advancing equal opportunities powered by SCORE Training

    08 April 2022

    This Gender Equality Masterclass is based on the belief that modern workplaces need to continuously adapt and improve to promote equal opportunities for men and women. It is aimed to help SMEs to understand the business case for gender equality and discover the harmful ways in which gender norms affect business productivity and performance. This 8-part series brings together global research and expertise to identify what needs changing and how, and offers practical solutions and tools to promote voice equality, inclusive hiring, equal pay, safe work climate, gender-inclusive OSH practices, and work-life integrity in order to ensure gender-inclusive and diverse workplaces.

  3. Employment Seminar Series

    Labour overview of Latin America and the Caribbean in times of COVID-19

    EMPLOYMENT Seminar #39 - This seminar will present an updated overview of labour and income indicators of Latin America and the Caribbean since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic to the end of 2021 to better understand the impact as well as the stage of recovery and serve as a basis to see which employment and labour market policies had an impact.

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    Diversity and inclusion in the workplace

    Greater progress on diversity and inclusion essential to rebuild productive and resilient workplaces

    06 April 2022

    High levels of diversity and inclusion in the workplace are associated with greater productivity, innovation and workforce well-being, yet too little is being done to promote them, particularly among minority groups, meaning that enterprises, workers and societies are missing out on considerable potential benefits.

  5. News

    ILO Skills Challenge Innovation Call: winning proposals from Ecuador and Comoros start their innovation journey

    05 April 2022

    Winning entries of the 2nd and 3rd Skills Challenge Innovation Calls were successfully launched in Ecuador and Comoros, with winning teams, partners and their networks expressing their commitment to support e-formality through skills development in Latin America and the Caribbean and around the prevention of forced labour through skills and lifelong learning in Africa.

  6. News

    ILO supporting apiculture farmers in Kenya to find opportunity in crisis

    05 April 2022

    To meet the increased demand of honey during COVID-19, the ILO and its partners provided timely guidance to the apiculture farmers in Garissa, Kenya, improving their production and income.

  7. Publication

    ILO Budapest Newsletter 2022 March

    24 March 2022

    This issue reports on the work of the ILO Office for Central and Eastern Europe in Ukraine disrupted by the war, introduces a new project, programme results, several beneficiary stories, features fresh publications and new staff. Videos with Project Managers inform viewers about what the regional office undertook to improve work opportunities in Ukraine and Montenegro.

  8. Virtual webinar

    Lessons from the COVID-19 crisis: An unprecedented role for labour market policies?

    This webinar will take stock of the different labour market policies and programmes employed during the COVID-19 crisis, highlight key lessons and gaps in their implementation, and identify major issues for further policy monitoring during the recovery period. The event is supported by GIZ.

  9. Publication

    Post Covid-19 EESE assessment of MSME trends and policies in Armenia

    04 March 2022

    Republican Union of Employers of Armenia (RUEA), in line with its mandate to contribute to the development of a conducive environment for enterprises in Armenia, has called upon the ILO to assist the organization to assess the follow up analyses of the business environment in the country focusing on two specific topics – taxation system in Armenia, and Export, FDI and FDI-SME linkages.

  10. Better Work

    Better Work partners with Sri Lankan garment industry stakeholders

    25 February 2022

    The ILO and IFC’s Better Work programme is launching an ambitious industry-level intervention in Sri Lanka, with the support of the European Union. The shared goal is to strengthen the apparel industry recovering from the pandemic and work toward a future of increased resilience, efficiency, and sustainability.