News and events

2019

  1. News

    Japan to support youth employment opportunities for refugees and host community in Mauritania

    11 April 2019

    The project aims at promoting economic self-sufficiency of refugees and peaceful coexistence with host communities through the development of employability schemes and decent jobs in infrastructure construction works.

  2. News

    ILO fosters South-South cooperation on decent work and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

    04 April 2019

    The workshop brought together tripartite constituents from six Arab States to exchange country experiences to integrate sustainable development goals, decent work and employment into the national policy planning processes.

  3. ILO response to Syrian refugee crisis

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

    13 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.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  8. Publication

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

    15 February 2019

  9. © Better Work 2019

    Textile industry

    ILO and H&M Group expand partnership

    24 January 2019

    The ILO and H&M Group have broadened their cooperation to further improve working conditions and productivity in textile and garment industry supply chains. This partnership will help drive both the Decent Work and Sustainable Development Goal Agendas in a key global sector.

  10. Publication

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

    21 January 2019