News and events

2019

  1. Event

    Upcoming training on Disaster Risk Reduction for South-South Practitioners

    From 10th -14th June, the ILO and ITC Turin will be hosting a training workshop on ‘Disaster Risk Reduction and Sustainable Local Development through South-South and triangular cooperation’ in Spanish and Portuguese.

  2. Publication

    European Union- ILO Cooperation

    23 May 2019

    Factsheet, May 2019

  3. Event

    How will the post BAPA+40 era further contribute to the attainment of the 2030 Agenda?

    The South Centre, the United Nations Conference for Trade and Development (UNCTAD) and the ILO are organizing a meeting for all Permanent Missions to the United Nations Office and to the World Trade Organization (WTO) and other International Organizations in Geneva.

  4. Publication

    Appeal: The ILO response to the Idai and Kenneth cyclones in Mozambique

    15 May 2019

    The ILO is launching an appeal to its development partners to support the response to Cyclone Idai and Kenneth in Mozambique.

  5. Video

    The story of Muhammed Najjar, who works at an enterprise benefiting from the Workplace Adaptation Programme carried out by the ILO

    07 May 2019

    ILO Workplace Adaptation Programme aims to help ensure and enhance labour peace and contribute to an efficient and peaceful working environment in unity and solidarity through trainings on promoting the adaptation of Syrian and Turkish workers working at the same workplace and eliminating prejudice. More than 150 Syrian and Turkish workers at 16 firms located in Adana, Mersin and Gaziantep have benefited from ILO's Workplace Adaptation Programme.

  6. Video

    The story of Boshra Shaal, who participated in the vocational training courses carried out by the ILO and was then referred to the apprenticeship training

    07 May 2019

    Boshra is only one of thousands of Syrians who participated in the vocational trainings and Turkish language courses carried out by the ILO in cooperation with the local partners. In cooperation with Chambers of Tradesmen and Craftsmen and Vocational Training Centres, ILO supports the access of Syrians to apprenticeship programmes by informing enterprises and Syrians about the apprenticeship system and by establishing linkages between vocational training centres and the private sector.

  7. © ACNUR/Siegfried Modola 2019

    Labour migration

    ILO supports Venezuelan migrants and refugees

    07 May 2019

    The initiative launched with an initial ILO funding of US$ 2 million will aim at the socio-economic integration of Venezuelan migrants and refugees in Ecuador, Colombia and Peru.

  8. © UNICEF/Santiago Arcos 2019

    Publication

    Appeal: Venezuelan refugees and migrants in Latin America and the Caribbean

    02 May 2019

    Within the framework of the Regional Refugees and Migrants Response Plan (RMRP), the ILO is launching an appeal to its development partners to support the response to the unprecedented refugees and migrants crisis that the Latin American region. The ILO is leading the inter-agency response on socio-economic integration of Venezuelan migrants and refugees, and has developed this comprehensive intervention strategy together with IOM, FAO and OAS. The estimated funding need is US$ 8.7 million.

  9. Press release

    ILO broadens cooperation with its Chinese partners under the Belt and Road Initiative

    29 April 2019

    “The Belt and Road Initiative opens new perspectives and new opportunities for international cooperation.” says ILO Director-General, Guy Ryder.

  10. South-South and Triangular Cooperation

    ILO fosters south-south cooperation to promote decent work for Syrian refugees and host communities 

    19 April 2019

    Constituents from Jordan, Lebanon, Iraq and Turkey came together in Jordan to discuss the promotion of decent work for Syrian refugees and host communities in the region, as part of a South-South and Triangular Cooperation (SSTC) initiative between the four countries, aimed at exchanging knowledge, skills, resources and technical know-how.