Impact and people


  1. Major reform of macroeconomics proposed to address 21st century social and environmental challenges at greater scale and speed

    08 December 2023

    ILO Research Director Richard Samans' book calls for a macroeconomic overhaul, prioritizing societal well-being and robust policy over mere economic growth, to bridge the gap between wealth and living standards.

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    Together we can make disability inclusion happen

    07 December 2023

    Güler Koca is a Human Rights lawyer and a diversity and inclusion expert. She speaks five languages, runs marathons and has learnt to fly a plane. Gula also has a visual impairment. She shares the story of her path towards job success.

  3. A transformative journey: the ILO's financial education training of trainers programme

    06 December 2023

    From 23 October to 24 November 2023, Sophie Evans participated in the ILO's financial education training of trainers programme. In this article, she reflects on her experience and the programme's unique methodology, training materials and impact.

  4. Emerging Insight: Financial services to enhance resilience

    06 December 2023

  5. Advancing social justice and promoting decent work in Ethiopia

    05 December 2023

    An opinion piece by Alexio Musindo, ILO Country Director for Djibouti, Ethiopia, Somalia, South Sudan and Sudan

  6. A mission of a person with disability to create an inclusive working environment

    04 December 2023

    Eko Ramaditya Adikara, also known as Rama, never ceases to create and promote a more inclusive working environment. As an ILO consultant, he encourages business associations to collaborate with the Indonesian Business and Disability Network (IBDN).

  7. Mat weavers revive tradition, enhance skills for decent work

    30 November 2023

    Weavers use the mat-making tradition to upgrade their skills, become government-certified trainers and chart a better future through decent work.

  8. COP28: Focus on labour migration and climate change

    29 November 2023

  9. Young female entrepreneur strives to transform her life for a better future

    28 November 2023

    Leaving her unfortunate experience behind, Ana Paula de Jesus da Silva, who took part in ILO’s Gender and Entrepreneurship Together (GET Ahead) training programme, is determined to continue expanding her business for a better future.

  10. “It is time for us to go public and we are all the same.”

    27 November 2023

    The ILO’s inclusive trade fair provides the opportunity for LGBTI business group to exhibit their talents and products. The government of Timor-Leste supports the inclusive effort to leave no one behind.