News and events

2020

  1. Multi-donor programme

    ILO/Germany programme to protect garment workers affected by COVID-19

    08 September 2020

    The German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) is giving €14.5 million to an International Labour Organization (ILO) multi-donor programme to help garment sector workers in seven countries who have been affected by COVID-19.

  2. COVID-19: Promoting skills development

    Instructors of Indonesian TVETs to shift from offline to online courses

    26 August 2020

    The digital transformation of technical and vocational education training (TVET) centres in Indonesia is unavoidable. The ILO and the Ministry of Manpower team up to build the digital skills of the TVETs’ instructors on the creation and delivery of online trainings.

  3. COVID-19: Promoting skills development

    Getting ready for online businesses in the new normal

    21 August 2020

    Responding to the growing need for ICT skills caused by COVID-19 pandemic, more than 600 participants undertook the online training programmes, supported by the ILO and the Indonesian Retail Association (APRINDO), to maintain their competitiveness with improved digital skills.

  4. Publication

    ILO and the United States' private sector

    20 August 2020

  5. Publication

    ILO Response to the Beirut Blast: A decent work approach for quick recovery and job creation

    14 August 2020

    On August 4 2020, a massive explosion ripped through the Port of Beirut, killing hundreds of people and leaving thousands more injured and homeless. The ILO response programme contributes to the UN Flash Appeal under the Emergency Response Framework to address the consequences of the explosion, from immediate needs to recovery and reconstruction.

  6. © UNICEF/Santiago Arcos 2020

    ILO Appeal

    COVID-19 appeal update: Venezuelan refugees and migrants in Latin America and the Caribbean

    11 August 2020

    Within the framework of the Regional Refugees and Migrants Response Plan (RMRP), the ILO has launched an appeal to its funding partners to support the response to the unprecedented refugees and migrants crisis in the Latin American region. The ILO leads on Socioeconomic Integration for the inter-agency response for Venezuelan refugees and migrants and has developed a comprehensive intervention strategy in coordination with UNDP, IOM and UNHCR

  7. News

    ILO and RDPP launch a partnership to combat worst forms of child labour in Iraq

    28 July 2020

    The new partnership aims to tackle the worst forms of child labour amongst internally displaced persons, Syrian refugees and vulnerable host community members in Iraq.

  8. UN initiatives

    ILO and the United Nations COVID-19 Response and Recovery Fund

    08 July 2020

    Working with the UN to find joint solutions to the COVID-19 crisis.

  9. UN initiatives

    Closing the SDG Financing gap – the UNSDG Joint Fund for Agenda 2030

    08 July 2020

  10. High Level Political Forum Side Event

    SDG Financing: A Time to Act

    03 July 2020