News and events


  1. UN initiatives

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

    08 July 2020

  2. High Level Political Forum Side Event

    SDG Financing: A Time to Act

    03 July 2020

  3. Publication

    Republic of Korea-ILO Cooperation

    01 July 2020

    Fact-Sheet, July 2020

  4. Humanitarian Development Nexus

    ILO and the Grand Bargain

    26 June 2020

  5. © Issouf Sanogo / AFP 2020

    COVID-19 and child labour

    COVID-19 may push millions more children into child labour – ILO and UNICEF

    12 June 2020

    Child labour down by 94 million since 2000, a gain now under threat.

  6. Press release

    Malawi commemorates World Day Against Child Labour 2020

    12 June 2020

    Malawi joins the work in commemorating World Day Against Child Labour (WDACL) with a focus this year on the impact of COVID-19 on child labour, under the slogan: COVID-19: Protect Children from Child Labour, now more than ever!

  7. Press release

    Cambodia and UN step up efforts to promote Decent Employment for Youth

    01 June 2020

    A joint programme will help school-to-work transition of young women and men in Cambodia

  8. Publication

    ILO launches projects on South-South and Triangular Cooperation 2020-2021

    01 June 2020

    The ILO through its partnerships’ department is launching 23 South-South and Triangular Cooperation projects across the five regions and the ITC-Turin office for the 2020-2021 biennium.

  9. COVID-19: Promoting skills development

    Staying competitive during COVID-19 with digital skills

    19 May 2020

    Responding to the growing need for ICT skills caused by COVID-19 pandemic, the ILO team up with the Indonesian Retail Association (APRINDO) to provide an opportunity for business owners and laid-off workers to be more competitive with improved digital skills.

  10. Press release

    ILO and Fafo launch rapid impact assessment of COVID-19 on workers in Jordan

    01 May 2020

    The assessment highlights the vulnerabilities of informally employed workers, including Syrian refugees, during lockdown.