News and events

2019

  1. ILO response to Syrian refugee crisis

    ILO and Germany pen agreement to bolster decent work for Syrian refugees and host communities

    14 March 2019

    The ILO and Germany’s Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development have signed a comprehensive memorandum of understanding which seeks to support job creation in response to the refugee crisis and forced displacement in Jordan, Lebanon, and Turkey.

  2. Youth labour statistics

    Mastercard Foundation partnering with ILO to create new and improved database on youth in the labour market

    12 March 2019

    Mastercard Foundation funding enables ILO to provide more and better data on youth in the labour market.

  3. Peace and development

    A new ILO-Japan project to ensure water, jobs and peace in Mindanao, Philippines

    06 March 2019

    The International Labour Organization (ILO) and the Government of Japan have signed a new partnership to provide jobs and promote peace through improved water supply and sanitation services in post-conflict areas in the Philippines.

  4. Responsible supply chains in Thailand

    EU, ILO and OECD join hands to forge partnerships for sustainable business and responsible supply chains

    28 February 2019

    Addressing an event to introduce a new project promoting Responsible Supply Chains, the Minister of Labour of Thailand and the Ambassador of the European Union underlined the importance of responsible business practices in supply chains in Thailand and beyond.

  5. Event

    ILO-South Centre Side Event at BAPA+40: “The Future of Work, Youth Employment and South-South Cooperation”

    The high-level conference on South-South cooperation (BAPA+40) will take place on 20-22 March 2019 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. In this context, the ILO and the South Centre will co-host a side event entitled “The Future of Work, Youth Employment and South-South Cooperation.

  6. Publication

    South-South and Triangular Cooperation: Decent Work Good Practices on the Road to BAPA +40 and beyond

    15 February 2019

  7. Publication

    Coopération Sud-Sud et Triangulaire : L’engagement de l’OIT en Algérie

    21 January 2019

  8. Press release

    Promoting decent work and road safety for truck drivers of GMS countries

    17 January 2019

    Governments, employers and workers from the Greater Mekong Sub-region (GMS) agree to enhance decent work by promoting social dialogue, skills development and cross-border coordination in road freight transport.

  9. Publication

    Japan-ILO Cooperation

    15 January 2019

    Fact-sheet, January 2019

2018

  1. Fact-sheet

    Core Voluntary Funding (RBSA) for ILO development cooperation (Update, December 2018)

    31 December 2018

    This fact sheet describes recent developments in the RBSA funding modality, its allocation and management, monitoring and evaluation, and results to date. It summarizes trends in 2016-17, and provides details on contributions for 2018-2019.