News and events


  1. Publication

    RBSA Success stories in Africa

    31 January 2012

  2. Publication

    Regular Budget Supplementary Account

    31 January 2012

  3. 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.

  3. ILO report

    Global Employment Trends for Youth: 2011 update

    26 October 2011

    The report presents the latest global and regional labour market trends for youth and examines whether or not the situation that young people face in the labour market has improved or worsened over the year and a half since the release of the special edition of the Global Employment Trends for Youth, August 2010 on the impact of the economic crisis. One year later, with an environment of growing uncertainty in the economic recovery and stalled recovery in the job market, the report draws the unfortunate conclusion that the situation facing youth in the labour market has not improved and that prospects for the future are not much better.

  4. Publication

    Making Globalization Socially Sustainable

    20 September 2011

    Globalization is widely seen as a powerful engine that has the potential to promote growth and development. For many years, however, concerns have also been raised about the effects of globalization on jobs and wages. This has led to questions about the social sustainability of globalization. This volume consists of contributions by leading academic experts who analyse the various channels through which globalization affects jobs and wages.

  5. I-News

    ILO highlights growing South-South and Triangular Cooperation activities

    14 June 2011

    The International Labour Office (ILO) has participated in more than 100 initiatives of South-South Cooperation, according to information provided during a panel discussion with representatives of donor countries , governments, workers and employers during the ILO’s 100th annual Conference in Geneva.


  1. Publication

    Global Wage Report 2010/11: Wage policies in times of crisis

    15 December 2010

    The second in a series of ILO reports focusing on wage developments, this volume reviews the global and regional wage trends during the years of the economic and financial crisis of 2008 and 2009.

  2. Publication

    Thematic report on MDG-1: Eradicate extreme poverty and hunger

    01 July 2010

    The financial and economic crisis of the past two years has deepened the challenge of poverty reduction even further by slowing growth in many low and middle-income economies. Efforts to provide full and decent employment for all must be revitalized. Progress in achieving targets on poverty and employment has been uneven.