News and events

2020

  1. Forced labour

    Justices of the Peace, allies in the fight against forced labour in Peru

    17 February 2020

    As part of its efforts to eliminate forced labour in Peru’s Amazon region, the ILO is working in collaboration with the most affected communities.

  2. Our impact, their voices

    Water for jobs, peace and schooling

    12 February 2020

    School children stand to benefit from an ILO project that aims to promote peace and create jobs in a previously conflict-ridden region of the Philippines.

  3. © Bart Versteeg 2020

    Child labour

    Next steps to end child labour in global supply chains

    27 January 2020

    A major conference takes place this week in the Netherlands that aims to set out the next steps in ending child labour in global supply chains. ILO Director-General Guy Ryder took part in a panel discussion at the conference, which has been organized by the Dutch government in collaboration with the ILO, the Global March Against Child Labour and the Netherlands Enterprise Agency.

  4. Article

    Partnering with the private sector for Occupational Safety and Health in Ethiopia

    08 January 2020

    H&M and the Swedish International Development Agency (SIDA) partner with ILO to invest in prevention

2019

  1. ILO development cooperation

    ILO: Changing Lives

    19 December 2019

    One of the main missions of the ILO is to improve people's lives by advancing social justice and promoting decent work for everyone. Watch this video to discover a few of our 760 ongoing projects which do just that.

  2. © M. Crozet / ILO 2020

    Global Refugee Forum

    Joint action to support refugees and host communities

    18 December 2019

    The ILO will work to strengthen socio-economic growth and decent work for refugees and host communities as part of the PROSPECTS partnership.

  3. Publication

    ILO-UNHCR partnership: Joint action for decent work and long-term solutions for refugees and other forcefully displaced persons

    13 December 2019

    The ILO, the UN agency for the world of work, and UNHCR, the UN refugee agency, are collaborating closely to address the challenges related to large scale displacement by making access to decent work and productive employment an essential component of sustainable response strategies for host communities, refugees, and other forcibly displaced persons.

  4. Press release

    UNHCR and ILO to launch a joint initiative to support the urbanization and economic integration process of Malian refugees in Niger

    22 November 2019

  5. Press release

    China expands its support to South-South Triangular Cooperation in ASEAN countries

    22 November 2019

  6. Publication

    China-ILO Cooperation: The People’s Republic of China is a founding member State of the ILO

    22 November 2019