News and events

2019

  1. Partnership

    Development partners witness impact of flexible resources on Viet Nam’s progress

    14 October 2019

    A delegation of development partners tours the country from 1-3 October.

  2. Publication

    United States - ILO Cooperation

    09 October 2019

    Overview of United States-ILO cooperation, October 2019

  3. Event

    The 11th Edition of the ILO Academy on Social and Solidarity Economy (SSE)

  4. Fact-sheet

    Core Voluntary Funding (RBSA) for ILO development cooperation (Update, October 2019)

    27 September 2019

    This fact sheet describes recent developments in the RBSA funding modality, its allocation and management, monitoring and evaluation, and results to date. It summarizes trends in 2016-19, and provides details on contributions for 2018-2019.

  5. ILO100

    The Future of Work: Participatory democracy in the making

    A three part conference series set to take place from 1-3 October 2019, within the context of the Canton of Geneva's Democracy Week and the ILO Centenary.

  6. News

    International Day for South-South Cooperation

    12 September 2019

    The United Nations' International Day for South-South Cooperation celebrates the economic, social and political developments made in recent years by regions and countries in the South and highlights United Nations efforts to work on technical cooperation among developing countries. The theme for this year is “From Commitment to Action — Follow up to Buenos Aires Plan of Action+40” focused on the implementation of the commitments adopted in the Plan of Action+40 (BAPA+40).

  7. Our impact, their voices

    A greener life is a rosier one, thanks to mushrooms

    04 September 2019

    The UN Climate Action Summit (23 September) will consider the social and economic consequences of moving to a more sustainable economy. Without proper planning millions of livelihoods – particularly of poor and vulnerable workers – are threatened. An ILO project in Bangladesh has shown that the right policies can protect the environment, improve workers’ lives and promote a greener economy.

  8. Publication

    ILO alliance with G5 Sahel

    28 August 2019

    With a population of over 300 million and a rising trend of urbanization, the Sahel region offers huge opportunities for its populations. At the same time, however, the region is facing an increase in extremism, terrorism and criminality, fueled by endemic poverty, high income inequality, a high rate of youth unemployment and governance deficiencies.

  9. Publication

    Overview of China-ILO cooperation, Factsheet

    17 July 2019

    The ILO and China have a long-standing partnership that has intensified in recent years on South-South and triangular cooperation (SSTC) and with voluntary contributions by China to the ILO’s Development Cooperation Programme.

  10. Women refugees

    Success is sweet for “Determined Women” from Jordan and Syria

    11 July 2019

    A group of Syrian and Jordanian women who received ILO support to set up a joint business venture producing and selling sweets and other foods, have found success.