22 August 2017
ILO and UNHCR inaugurate the centre with EU support and in coordination with the Government of Jordan
Global Commission on the Future of Work
21 August 2017
In the presence of the Prime Minister of Sweden and the President of Mauritius, the ILO has launched a high-level international body to address the challenges of the rapidly transforming world of work.
Tackling youth employment in Sub-Saharan Africa
18 August 2017
Youth unemployment rates remain relatively low in sub-Saharan Africa, as the vast majority of employable active youth cannot afford not to work. Yet within the next 15 years, some 375 million young people will become of working age in the region, equivalent to the current population of Canada and the United States combined. By 2050, sub-Saharan African youth, age 15 to 24, will account for 30 percent of all youth around the globe.
Future of Work Initiative
16 August 2017
On 21 August, the Prime Minister of Sweden and the President of Mauritius will launch the new international body during a high-level event in Geneva.
10 August 2017
New ILO book focuses on the global challenge of youth unemployment and proposes policies to create more decent jobs for young women and men.
01 August 2017
Despite the considerable progress that has been made towards achieving gender equality in the world of work, certain factors seem to be preventing it from accelerating.
31 July 2017
The international competition aims at encouraging quality reporting on labour migration.
World Day against Trafficking in Persons
28 July 2017
50 for Freedom advocate and actor, Joaquín Furriel, was special guest of the International Labour Organization at a screening in Geneva of the award-winning movie, ‘The Boss: Anatomy of a crime.’
Meeting of the BRICS Ministers of Labour and Employment
27 July 2017
Guy Ryder has renewed the ILO’s commitment to supporting BRICS countries as they address social and economic issues.
26 July 2017
The International Labour Organization calls for collaboration and knowledge sharing among key stakeholders to ensure skills training and recognition for migrant workers.