ILO response to Syrian refugee crisis
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.
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.
Peace and development
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.
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.
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.
South-South and Triangular Cooperation: Decent Work Good Practices on the Road to BAPA +40 and beyond
15 February 2019
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.
21 January 2019
17 January 2019
Governments, employers and workers from the Greater Mekong Sub-region (GMS) agree to enhance decent work by promoting social dialogue, skills development and cross-border coordination in road freight transport.
15 January 2019
Fact-sheet, January 2019