News and events

2019

  1. Publication

    United States - ILO Cooperation

    25 July 2019

    Overview of United States-ILO cooperation, July 2019

  2. Publication

    Overview of China-ILO cooperation, Factsheet

    17 July 2019

    The ILO and China have a long-standing partnership that has intensified in recent years on South-South and triangular cooperation (SSTC) and with voluntary contributions by China to the ILO’s Development Cooperation Programme.

  3. Women refugees

    Success is sweet for “Determined Women” from Jordan and Syria

    11 July 2019

    A group of Syrian and Jordanian women who received ILO support to set up a joint business venture producing and selling sweets and other foods, have found success.

  4. Publication

    Kuwait - ILO Cooperation: Factsheet, 2019

    09 July 2019

    Kuwait is an ILO member State which has ratified 19 ILO Conventions, including seven fundamental Conventions. Kuwait is committed to promoting decent work and social justice in the Arab States and in particular to support ILO programmes in the occupied Palestinian territory.

  5. Publication

    Sweden-ILO Cooperation

    21 June 2019

    Fact-sheet, October 2018

  6. © UNICEF/Santiago Arcos 2019

    Publication

    Appeal: Venezuelan refugees and migrants in Latin America and the Caribbean

    11 June 2019

    Within the framework of the Regional Refugees and Migrants Response Plan (RMRP), the ILO is launching an appeal to its development partners to support the response to the unprecedented refugees and migrants crisis that the Latin American region. The ILO is leading the inter-agency response on socio-economic integration of Venezuelan migrants and refugees, and has developed this comprehensive intervention strategy together with IOM, FAO and OAS. The estimated funding need is US$ 8.7 million.

  7. Artisanal and small-scale gold mining

    Child labour in mining, poor working conditions take centre stage in inter-regional meeting

    29 May 2019

    With the growing global movement to support just transition and formalization of artisanal and small-scale gold mines, the ILO brought together experts and global actors to address child labour and poor working conditions in an inter-regional meeting held in the Philippines.

  8. Event

    Upcoming training on Disaster Risk Reduction for South-South Practitioners

    From 10th -14th June, the ILO and ITC Turin will be hosting a training workshop on ‘Disaster Risk Reduction and Sustainable Local Development through South-South and triangular cooperation’ in Spanish and Portuguese.

  9. Publication

    European Union- ILO Cooperation

    23 May 2019

    Factsheet, May 2019

  10. Event

    How will the post BAPA+40 era further contribute to the attainment of the 2030 Agenda?

    The South Centre, the United Nations Conference for Trade and Development (UNCTAD) and the ILO are organizing a meeting for all Permanent Missions to the United Nations Office and to the World Trade Organization (WTO) and other International Organizations in Geneva.