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December 2019

  1. Article

    The Guidelines concerning Statistics of Cooperatives

    13 December 2019

  2. Video

    Watch the Climate for Jobs Event at COP25

    12 December 2019

    UN Secretary-General António Guterres and ILO Director-General Guy Ryder launch the Climate Action for Jobs Initiative ahead of panel discussion on Climate for Jobs at COP25.

  3. UN Climate Change Conference COP 25

    Director-General Guy Ryder launches Climate Action for Jobs Initiative at COP 25

    11 December 2019

    Effective action on climate change must include human-centred and sustainable policies to promote decent work for all.

  4. © Decent Jobs for Youth 2019


    What happened when I left university with the wrong skills

    11 December 2019

    A social science graduates discovers why studying STEM subjects is important for young people, business and the economy.

  5. © ILO 2019

    United Nations Network on Migration

    UN Network on Migration marks the Global Compact's first anniversary

    11 December 2019

    Adopted in 2018, the Global Compact highlights the need for international cooperation to address the challenges of migration and reap its benefits, while respecting human rights.

  6. UN Climate Change Conference - COP25

    Climate Action for Jobs Initiative launched by UN Secretary-General and ILO Director-General

    10 December 2019

    Launched at the COP25 in Madrid, the Climate Action for Jobs Initiative is designed to support countries in implementing their national climate action commitments, while ensuring that jobs, well-being and a just transition remain at the heart of climate responses.

  7. 50th anniversary of the ILO office in Argentina

    "Argentina and the ILO can build a future with social justice"

    10 December 2019

    Director-General Guy Ryder has made a two-day visit to the Argentine capital during which he led the celebration for the 50th anniversary of the ILO office in the country.

  8. Blog

    Inclusion and diversity in the labour market: A call for LGBT labour statistics

    09 December 2019

    Equal opportunities for employment and equal treatment in employment are a key part of decent work. For LGBT+ workers facing labour market discrimination around the world, this is far from a reality. But in order to know the extent and forms of this discrimination, we need labour statistics on LGBT+ people.

  9. 14th African Regional Meeting

    ILO adopts Abidjan Declaration

    06 December 2019

    The ILO's 14th Africa Regional Meeting has concluded with the adoption of a new declaration calling for investment in decent job creation, the institutions of work and sustainable growth in order to achieve a human-centred future of work in Africa.

  10. 14th African Regional Meeting

    ILO Director-General Guy Ryder's closing remarks at the 14th ILO African Regional Meeting

    06 December 2019