News and events

2019

  1. Publication

    ILO-UNHCR partnership: Joint action for decent work and long-term solutions for refugees and other forcefully displaced persons

    13 December 2019

    The ILO, the UN agency for the world of work, and UNHCR, the UN refugee agency, are collaborating closely to address the challenges related to large scale displacement by making access to decent work and productive employment an essential component of sustainable response strategies for host communities, refugees, and other forcibly displaced persons.

  2. Press release

    UNHCR and ILO to launch a joint initiative to support the urbanization and economic integration process of Malian refugees in Niger

    22 November 2019

  3. Press release

    China expands its support to South-South Triangular Cooperation in ASEAN countries

    22 November 2019

  4. Publication

    China-ILO Cooperation: The People’s Republic of China is a founding member State of the ILO

    22 November 2019

  5. Fact-sheet

    Core Voluntary Funding (RBSA) for ILO development cooperation (Update, November 2019)

    20 November 2019

    This fact sheet describes recent developments in the RBSA funding modality, its allocation and management, monitoring and evaluation, and results to date. It summarizes trends in 2016-19, and provides details on contributions for 2018-2019.

  6. © UNICEF/Santiago Arcos 2019

    Publication

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

    13 November 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 with IOM, FAO and OAS.

  7. Publication

    Denmark-ILO Cooperation, November 2019

    01 November 2019

    Denmark has been an ILO member State since the organization’s creation in 1919 and is a key partner of the ILO in promoting the Decent Work Agenda. Denmark has ratified the eight Fundamental Conventions, the four Priority Conventions, and 60 Technical Conventions.

  8. Press release

    ILO signs new agreement with the Netherlands on forced displacement response

    31 October 2019

    PROSPECTS Partnership: Putting decent work at the nexus between humanitarian action and development cooperation

  9. Press release

    Norwegian Prime Minister meets Syrian refugees, ILO officials to examine impact of employment on refugees in Jordan

    21 October 2019

    The meeting was part of a two-day visit to Jordan by Prime Minister of Norway Erna Solberg.

  10. Interview

    Viet Nam is good at seizing new opportunities and using their potential

    17 October 2019

    An interview with Director of ILO Department of Partnerships and Field Support, Rie Vejs-Kjeldgaard