17 June 2016
Artists from the West African country travelled to the International Labour Conference in Geneva to remind everyone that child labour is still a reality that needs to be fought.
14 June 2016
The terrorist attacks in Tunisia in recent years have driven away tourists, exacerbating unemployment, especially among young people. This, in a country already experiencing deep inequalities and underprivileged regions that saw the Tunisian revolution take root. ILO reports from a country undergoing transformation.
08 June 2016
In Zambia, the ILO’s ARISE programme is fighting to reduce child labour through education and training. The programme is helping to eliminate child labour in supply chains by addressing the economic and social factors that encourage small producers to employ children in hazardous work.
06 June 2016
Last year, the International Labour Conference adopted the Recommendation concerning the transition from the informal to the formal economy (No.204). An innovative project in Kyrgyzstan shows how this transition can be facilitated in practice.
01 June 2016
The ILO and Australian government are working to reduce vulnerability and strengthen market networks for Sri Lankan smallholders.
23 May 2016
Syrian refugees and members of the host community are taking part in Turkish language courses and vocational training programmes to increase their employability. These programmes in Turkey are being implemented by local partners with support from the ILO to improve livelihoods and decent work opportunities for both communities. (Closed Captions available)
16 May 2016
A novel programme helped HIV vulnerable women in southern Africa build business to improve their lives and the wellbeing of their families.
06 May 2016
A youth apprenticeship programme launched by the International Labour Organization and the International Youth Foundation makes gains in the fight against child labour in Jordan.
05 May 2016
Workers in Colombia’s palm oil agribusiness sector have reached agreements formalizing their jobs following complex tripartite negotiations. For José Guarín, this is a chance to make his dreams come true. For the ILO, while much remains to be done in the sector, this is a good beginning.
02 May 2016
Almost all garment workers in Asia now own a mobile phone. The ILO’s Better Work programme is finding ways of using this technology to deliver important information.