What's new

  1. Event

    Launch Webinar | Digitalise your Business guide

  2. Research Seminar

    Inequality hysteresis and the effectiveness of macroeconomic stabilisation policies

    This talk will highlight a new facet of inequality: its persistence or "hysteresis" after recessions. The authors show that inequality increases faster and more persistently in the aftermath of recessions, highlighting the importance of taking inequality into account when designing and implementing fiscal and monetary policy.

  3. Publication

    The ILO’s provision of technical assistance to promote an enabling environment for sustainable enterprises

    27 September 2022

    This publication outlines the technical assistance activities carried out by the ILO to help Member States to achieve an enabling business environment that is conducive to the development of sustainable enterprises. The Enabling Environment for Sustainable Enterprises (EESE) work supports ILO constituents’ efforts to conduct assessments aimed at identifying barriers and develop action plans to favor the creation of sustainable enterprises and decent jobs.

  4. Our impact, their voices

    Rejected and discriminated: From toilet cleaner to business owner

    26 September 2022

    Zee never gave up on her dream to start a business despite rejection, discrimination, a pandemic and a super typhoon. A hybrid trade fair organized by the ILO and the Women's Business Council Philippines, with the support of J.P. Morgan, gives Zee more chances to grow her business.

  5. Publication

    Social Finance Brief: Pacífico Seguros

    15 September 2022

    Pacífico Seguros is Peru’s largest insurer in terms of premiums collected and second largest in terms of people insured. In this Social Finance Brief, we explore "Protected Business", an insurance product designed by Pacífico to cover the main risks faced by SMEs in Peru: theft, fire, earthquakes and civil liability against third parties.

  6. Review of national policy framework and practice

    Review of national policy, legislative and regulatory frameworks, and practice

    14 September 2022

    A baseline study on the right to work and rights at work for refugees and other forcibly displaced persons

  7. News

    ILO works hand in hand with local authority to provide psychological supports for officials dealing with survivors of gender-based violence

    09 September 2022

    Under a joint EU-UN Spotlight Partnership, ILO and the Ministry of Social, Solidarity and Inclusion (MSSI) identify priorities to enhance knowledge and develop skills in providing effective psychological support services towards the victims of gender-based violence and domestic violence in Timor-Leste.

  8. News

    Argentina advances towards a national sustainable construction plan for a Just Transition

    02 September 2022

    Within the framework of the ILO PAGE Project, a Labour Adaptation Plan for the Construction Sector in Argentina has been developed together with the social partners, aimed at identifying concrete strategies for advancing towards an inclusive sustainability in this sector.

  9. © ILO 2023

    Employment creation

    ILO supports first entrepreneurial steps and contributes to the creation of more than 120 new businesses in Bosnia and Herzegovina

    01 September 2022

    A consortium consisting of the German GIZ, UNDP and the ILO implemented a private sector development project, “EU4Business” in Bosnia and Herzegovina funded by the European Union and Germany. The ILO assisted start-ups as a means to job creation. The four-year project recently came to an end – it is time to take stock of what the ILO achieved.

  10. Publication

    ToR: PROSPECTS Kenya - Digital transformation of skills development and learning solutions

    31 August 2022