News and events


  1. © UNICEF/Santiago Arcos 2021

    ILO Appeal

    COVID-19 appeal update: Venezuelan refugees and migrants in Latin America and the Caribbean

    11 August 2020

    Within the framework of the Regional Refugees and Migrants Response Plan (RMRP), the ILO has launched an appeal to its funding partners to support the response to the unprecedented refugees and migrants crisis in the Latin American region. The ILO leads on Socioeconomic Integration for the inter-agency response for Venezuelan refugees and migrants and has developed a comprehensive intervention strategy in coordination with UNDP, IOM and UNHCR

  2. News

    ILO and RDPP launch a partnership to combat worst forms of child labour in Iraq

    28 July 2020

    The new partnership aims to tackle the worst forms of child labour amongst internally displaced persons, Syrian refugees and vulnerable host community members in Iraq.

  3. UN initiatives

    ILO and the United Nations COVID-19 Response and Recovery Fund

    08 July 2020

    Working with the UN to find joint solutions to the COVID-19 crisis.

  4. UN initiatives

    Closing the SDG Financing gap – the UNSDG Joint Fund for Agenda 2030

    08 July 2020

  5. High Level Political Forum Side Event

    SDG Financing: A Time to Act

    03 July 2020

  6. Publication

    Republic of Korea-ILO Cooperation

    01 July 2020

    Fact-Sheet, July 2020

  7. Humanitarian Development Nexus

    ILO and the Grand Bargain

    26 June 2020

  8. © Issouf Sanogo / AFP 2021

    COVID-19 and child labour

    COVID-19 may push millions more children into child labour – ILO and UNICEF

    12 June 2020

    Child labour down by 94 million since 2000, a gain now under threat.

  9. Press release

    Malawi commemorates World Day Against Child Labour 2020

    12 June 2020

    Malawi joins the work in commemorating World Day Against Child Labour (WDACL) with a focus this year on the impact of COVID-19 on child labour, under the slogan: COVID-19: Protect Children from Child Labour, now more than ever!

  10. Press release

    Cambodia and UN step up efforts to promote Decent Employment for Youth

    01 June 2020

    A joint programme will help school-to-work transition of young women and men in Cambodia.