102nd International Labour Conference
14 June 2013
Ahead of the European Council meeting, European Council President, Herman Van Rompuy, addresses the International Labour Conference and says that the ILO has a key role to play in helping to address the challenges that Europe faces.
Partnership for skills training
14 June 2013
A collaboration between the Government of Japan and the International Labour Organization will strengthen a range of courses offered by the International Training Centre in Turin, Italy.
The Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and ILO sign 2.5 million USD agreement to support improved labour conditions in Bangladesh
03 June 2013
PARDEV Newsletter No. 38
30 May 2013
The agenda comprises the standing item on the application of Conventions and Recommendations, and thematic items on employment and social protection in the new demographic context; sustainable development, decent work and green jobs; and social dialogue (recurrent discussion under the follow-up to the 2008 ILO Declaration on Social Justice for Fair Globalization).
21 May 2013
PARDEV Newsletter No. 37
07 May 2013
2013 Academy on Social and Solidarity Economy: An opportunity to enhance youth employment (Agadir, Morocco, April 2013); UN Research Institute on Social Development (UNRISD) – ILO Conference on Social and Solidarity Economy promotes participation by researchers from the Global SouthGeneva, 6-8 May 2013)
06 May 2013
Cooperatives and social enterprises can help expand decent work and job opportunities, says ILO Director-General, Guy Ryder.
02 May 2013
The ILO teams up with European private industry to help prevent children from working in seasonal hazelnut harvesting in Turkey.
28 April 2013
The Good Practices Guide on South-South and Triangular Cooperation is part of the ILO's commitment to the promotion of South-South and triangular cooperation, and is targeted at governments, workers, employers, and civil society to help them learn from initiatives based on southern solutions that have proven effective in promoting decent work. SSTC provides an important mechanism to leverage resources and expertise – in particular by facilitating the transfer of knowledge and experience of the world of work in the Global South. It is necessary to systematize the collection and dissemination of such projects. Knowledge sharing is central to South-South and triangular cooperation, and greater visibility needs to be given to scalable and replicable initiatives through a good practices guide accessible on the web.
United Nations System Private Sector Focal Points Meeting 2013: Strengthening Partnership Synergies for Local Impact
23 April 2013
Co-hosted by the International Labour Organization, Office for the Coordination for Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA), United Nations Development Programme (UNDP, United Nations Global Compact Office, United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women)