News and events

2021

  1. Press release

    ILO-Japan initiative targets safe return to work for small enterprises

    15 July 2021

    Small enterprises and alternative livelihoods will benefit from a new ILO project with the Government of Japan through safer, more digitalized and productive workplaces, which will help prevent the spread of COVID-19 at work and mitigate the impact on employment and the economy in the Philippines.

  2. Our impact, their voices

    Mobile station brings training closer to farm workers in Jordan

    15 July 2021

    An ILO-supported mobile station is bringing training sessions to farm workers at their place of work and helping them apply their taught skills on the job, in various occupations, such as grafting and pruning.

  3. Our impact, their voices

    Cooperatives promote decent work in Jordan

    15 July 2021

    A new initiative by the ILO is supporting cooperatives to expand their role and provide career guidance and job placement services to workers in Jordan's agricultural sector.

  4. Our impact, their voices

    Missed schooling opportunities spur Iman to reach new learning milestones

    14 July 2021

    A multi-agency programme has provided hundreds of vulnerable Yemenis with life skills, financial literacy, theoretical instruction and on-the-job training, providing them with the means to secure a sustainable income.

  5. Press release

    THAMM programme holds first regional conference on labour migration re-sponses to COVID-19 crisis in European and North African countries

    09 July 2021

    In close collaboration with the European Commission (EC), the International Labour Or-ganization (ILO) and the International Organization for Migration (IOM) co-organized a virtual regional conference – from 5 to 7 July – on Labour Migration Responses to COVID-19 in European and North African Countries. It was the first regional meeting under the “Towards a Holistic Approach to Labour Migration Governance and Mobility in North Africa” (THAMM) Programme.

  6. Publication

    Informality and the Potential for South-South Cooperation between BRICS

    01 July 2021

    This publication aims to promote South-South cooperation between the BRICS countries on the transition to formality from informality.

  7. Press release

    International Labour Organization and J.P. Morgan launch new initiative to support women entrepreneurs in Thailand

    23 June 2021

    The project will ensure women entrepreneurs have the right tools to recover sustainably from the COVID-19 crisis.

  8. Publication

    Russian Federation-ILO Cooperation

    10 June 2021

  9. Article

    How can individuals act to eliminate child labour in their communities?

    04 June 2021

    We children and youth of today, need to be well educated, we need to dream, we need to be healthy so that we can good leaders tomorrow, and all this is only possible if you, our dear parents, allow us to do so.

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    Powering more advanced apprenticeship systems in China

    03 June 2021

    With rapid changes in the labour market and the challenge of COVID-19, the ILO and China are working together to implement quality apprenticeships.