News

June 2017

  1. Global Initiative on Decent Jobs for Youth

    UN agencies launch youth entrepreneurship and self-employment campaign to boost transition towards decent work

    27 June 2017

    On the occasion of Micro-, Small and Medium-sized Enterprises International Day, UN agencies launch a campaign on solutions to address the unique obstacles to youth entrepreneurship and self-employment.

  2. Media advisory

    WTO and ILO to issue “Investing in Skills for Inclusive Trade” report

    27 June 2017

  3. Start and Improve Your Business (SIYB)

    ILO business management training programme has led to the creation of 9 million jobs globally

    27 June 2017

    The Start and Improve Your Business (SIYB) course has trained 15 million people and resulted in the start-up of at least 2.65 million new businesses, ILO study says.

  4. 106th International Labour Conference

    ILO standards can help regulate migration

    26 June 2017

    In his last interview as President of the Workers’ Group, Luc Cortebeeck looks back at the results of the 106th Session of the International Labour Conference. According to the head of the workers, ILO standards can help protect migrant workers. Cortebeeck also highlights the many cases of violations of international labour standards around the globe, the adoption of a new standard on Employment and Decent Work for Peace and Resilience; and the implementation of fundamental principles and rights at work.

  5. Blog

    How workers with disabilities can help multinational enterprises succeed

    20 June 2017

    In my role as the Corporate Social Responsibility & Solidarity Manager of the Adecco Group in France – a multinational enterprise with operations in 60 countries – I have witnessed the positive impact of employing persons with disabilities at our company.

  6. New report

    ILO report highlights Jordanian labour market challenges

    20 June 2017

    Report looks at three competing groups in Jordan’s strained labour market - Jordanians, migrants and Syrian refugees – and possible solutions to resulting political challenges.

  7. ILO Governing Body

    ILO Governing Body elects Luc Cortebeeck as new chairperson

    17 June 2017

    Luc Cortebeeck, President of the Workers’ Group and Vice-Chairperson of the ILO Governing Body, will head the International Labour Organization’s executive body for the period 2017-2018.

  8. Governing Body

    Catelene Passchier, Workers’ delegate from the Netherlands elected President of the Workers’ Group

    17 June 2017

  9. 106th International Labour Conference

    ILO ready to face world of work challenges resulting from crisis, labour migration and green transition

    16 June 2017

    Conference shows that the ILO is ready and able to update its standards, making them robust and relevant.

  10. World of Work Summit: A better future for women at work

    ILO World of Work Summit calls for a better future for women and men

    15 June 2017

    Unique Summit brings together three women Presidents and other key actors to promote women at work.