News and events


  1. Livelihood recovery

    Japanese Government donates US$3 million to help Typhoon Haiyan victims

    13 March 2014

    The Japanese Government is to fund a US$3,000,000 project to help the victims of Typhoon Haiyan rebuild their livelihoods.

  2. Event

    ILO Academy on Social and Solidarity Economy: towards inclusive and sustainable development: Brochure (English, Portuguese and Spanish)

    The fourth edition of the ILO Academy on Social and Solidarity Economy will be held in Campinas, Brazil, 28 July – 1 August 2014

  3. Public private partnership

    Event at ILO highlights business initiatives to tackle child labour

    12 March 2014

  4. Philippines

    TESDA, ILO aid typhoon survivors with training and tools

    06 March 2014

    The Technical Education and Skills Development Authority and the ILO signed a partnership agreement to help thousands of people affected by Haiyan through skills training, decent work and sustainable livelihoods.

  5. Partnership for Action on Green Economy

    Global green economy partnership calls for new economic paradigm

    05 March 2014

    Fundamental Shift in Investment Needed to Green Jobs, Industry and Trade.

  6. Youth employment

    ILO promotes South-South cooperation on youth employment in the Arab region

    14 February 2014

    The first ever-regional South-South Development Expo for the Arab States in Doha, Qatar (18-20 February) provides a platform to exchange successful experiences in the fight against youth unemployment in the Global South.

  7. First Arab States Regional South-South Development EXPO

    ILO Solution Exchange Forum on Youth Employment

    Inspired by the success of recent global South-South Development Expos, and regional knowledge sharing events, the UNDP Regional Bureau for Arab States, through its Regional Centre in Cairo and in close cooperation with the UN Office for South-South Cooperation, is holding the first Arab States Regional South-South Development Expo. The ILO is contributing with a Solution Exchange Forum on Youth Employment.

  8. Philippines

    Rebuilding livelihoods after super typhoon Haiyan

    05 February 2014

    Three months after Super Typhoon Haiyan hit parts of the Philippines, the ILO response programme is expanding with the support of the Governments of Norway and Japan, the International Maritime Employers’ Council and other partners.

  9. ILO-UNDESA Joint Publication

    The Twin Challenges of Reducing Poverty and Creating Employment

    29 January 2014

    This E-publication is based on papers presented at two Expert Group Meetings (jointly organized by DSPD and the ILO) that brought together specialists to undertake a review of progress in eradicating poverty and to analyse policy responses to the global jobs crisis in different countries and regions of the world. It calls for a reorientation of macroeconomic policies from the current heavy emphasis on short-term stability to the promotion of sustained, inclusive and equitable growth. It stresses the need for the integration of social and economic policies to enable the attainment of people-centred development outcomes.

  10. Partnership

    Netherlands signs new Partnership Programme with ILO

    24 January 2014

    Agreement will provide €2.5 million a year for the period 2014-18 to the ILO and the joint ILO/IFC Better Work Programme.