News and events


  1. Article

    After the storm: Rebuilding livelihoods in the Philippines

    02 February 2012

    Natural disasters destroy livelihoods but the aftermath also offers opportunities to create jobs and revitalise the economy as there will be high demand for construction and other recovery works. For the last ten years, the ILO has engaged in post-disaster reconstruction in countries in Asia and the Pacific, including China, Indonesia, Myanmar, Pakistan, the Philippines, Sri Lanka and beyond. So the Organization was also prepared to help when tropical storm Washi heavily affected villages and major cities in the Philippines last December. Minette Rimando from the ILO office in Manila reports.

  2. Publication

    RBSA Success stories in Europe

    31 January 2012

  3. Publication

    RBSA Success stories in Arab States

    31 January 2012

  4. Publication

    RBSA Success stories in the Americas

    31 January 2012

  5. Publication

    RBSA Success stories in Asia & the Pacific

    31 January 2012

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    RBSA Success stories in Africa

    31 January 2012

  7. Publication

    Regular Budget Supplementary Account

    31 January 2012

  8. Publication

    Convergences: Decent work and social justice in religious traditions – A handbook

    31 January 2012

    This handbook demonstrates that in different religions and spiritual traditions there is great convergence of values on the subject of work. Human dignity, solidarity and above all the connection between work, social justice and peace put us on common ground.


  1. PARDEV Newsletter No. 25

    South-South and Triangular Cooperation (SSTC); Desk review of 2010 UNDAFS

    09 November 2011

  2. Press release

    World of Work Report 2011- ILO says world heading for a new and deeper jobs recession, warns of more social unrest

    31 October 2011

    In a grim analysis issued on the eve of the G20 leaders summit, the International Labour Organization (ILO) says the global economy is on the verge of a new and deeper jobs recession that will further delay the global economic recovery and may ignite more social unrest in scores of countries.