Publications on Equality and discrimination

November 2019

  1. Policy brief

    Persons with disabilities in a just transition to a low-carbon economy

    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.

October 2019

  1. Report

    Time to Act for SDG 8 : Integrating Decent Work, Sustained Growth and Environmental Integrity [Summary]

    31 October 2019

    This report presents progress towards Sustainable Development Goal 8, analyses interlinkages with other SDGs and provides policy recommendations.

  2. Publication

    Employment Situation in Latin America and the Caribbean (Number 21): Evolution of and prospects for women's labour participation in Latin America

    28 October 2019

    A new joint ECLAC-ILO publication indicates that women’s access to paid activities is essential for achieving the 2030 Agenda’s Sustainable Development Goals.

August 2019

  1. Publication

    Local Resource-Based Approaches in Water Works

    27 August 2019

    The document brings evidence from 12 projects showing the approach in different stages of the project cycle focussing on water and sanitation, small dams; irrigation systems and adaptation works.

  2. Meeting document

    Concept note - Transforming leave and care policies for a better future of work for all

    19 August 2019

July 2019

  1. Publication

    Discrimination (Employment and Occupation) Convention, 1958 (No. 111) - General observation, publication 2019

    31 July 2019

    At its 2018 session (November–December), the Committee of Experts on the Application of Conventions and Recommendations (CEACR) adopted a general observation on the application of the Discrimination (Employment and Occupation) Convention, 1958 (No. 111). The text of this observation is reproduced in this brochure.

  2. Publication

    Indigenous and Tribal Peoples Convention, 1989 (No. 169) - General observation, publication 2019

    31 July 2019

    At its 2018 session (November–December), the Committee of Experts on the Application of Conventions and Recommendations (CEACR) adopted a general observation on the application of the Indigenous and Tribal Peoples Convention, 1989 (No. 169). The text of this observation is reproduced in this brochure.

  3. Report

    Time to Act for SDG 8 : Integrating Decent Work, Sustained Growth and Environmental Integrity

    10 July 2019

    This report presents progress towards Sustainable Development Goal 8, analyses interlinkages with other SDGs and provides policy recommendations.

June 2019

  1. Publication

    Excerpts from reports and comments of the ILO Supervisory Bodies: Applying the Indigenous and Tribal Peoples Convention, 1989 (No. 169)

    26 June 2019

    This tool seeks to disseminate the comments and recommendations of the ILO supervisory bodies in the context of the application of Convention No. 169. It includes extracts from the comments of the Committee of Experts on the Application of Conventions and Recommendations and the reports of tripartite committees of the Governing Body that have examined representations regarding the Convention. The document is organized in a thematic and chronological manner, since the entry into force of the Convention. With this tool, the ILO seeks to contribute to the understanding of the Convention, an effective promotion and application.

  2. Publication

    Research on Promoting Fair Employment for People Living with HIV in China

    05 June 2019

    HIV related stigma and discrimination are particularly pronounced in three areas, employment, access to medical treatment and confidentiality, according to ILO reports of 2011. Employment discrimination is one of the greatest concerns of People Living with HIV in China today.