News and events


  1. News

    The ILO's Impact Insurance Facility partners with Habitat for Humanity and Britam to develop new property insurance solutions

    16 October 2020

    The ILO's Impact Insurance Facility is happy to announce a partnership with the global non-profit housing organization Habitat for Humanity, and the financial services group Britam, for a new project on "Developing new property insurance solutions".

  2. ILO-EU Relations

    ILO and European Commission reaffirm mutual partnership at 15th High Level meeting

    13 October 2020

  3. COVID-19: Promoting skills development

    The ILO encourages more women to start careers in ICT sector jobs

    13 October 2020

    Employment opportunities in the field of information and communication technology (ICT) continue to grow along with rapid development of technology. The ILO encourages more women to take part in this field.

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    Education and skills

    ILO and UNICEF MOU to strengthen skills and lifelong learning

    09 October 2020

    The collaboration between the two agencies aims to improve the employability of young people and help the transition from school to work.

  5. Video

    The EU-ILO partnership for development cooperation

    02 October 2020

    The EU and the ILO have a longstanding partnership based on a shared vision to achieve social justice and decent work for all. Their collaboration is rooted in the promotion of international labour standards and cooperation with governments as well as workers' and employers' organizations. Learn more about this strategic partnership.

  6. Our impact, their voices

    Online shops help entrepreneurs with disabilities meet COVID challenges

    01 October 2020

    As COVID-19 reshapes the world of work, ILO is helping vulnerable people in Indonesia to stay competitive and improve their livelihoods.

  7. Publication

    ILO Response to the Beirut Blast: A decent work approach for quick recovery and job creation (Update September 2020)

    29 September 2020

    The ILO promotes the principle that employment, livelihoods and decent work are key to the successful recovery and reintegration of crisis-affected people, and this guides the ILO’s response to the Beirut blast.

  8. Press release

    Malawi’s Tripartite Labour Advisory Council deliberates on child labour

    21 September 2020

    Lilongwe, 21 September 2020 – The Honourable Ken Kandodo, M.P. Malawi’s Minister of Labour, opened a meeting of the country’s Tripartite Labour Advisory Council (TLAC) on Thursday 17 September 2020 stating that: “The role of the Tripartite Labour Advisory Council is perhaps more important now than ever before, given its linkage to decent work and the 2030 Agenda. In the context of COVID-19, the Council can guide our recovery plans with inclusive, informed solutions for the benefit of our country”.

  9. News

    Italy-ILO cooperation to support Palestinian cooperatives

    17 September 2020

    The ILO’s Cooperative Support Programme is launched in the Occupied Palestinian Territory with support from the Italian Government.

  10. 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.