News and events

2019

  1. Peace and development

    A new ILO-Japan project to ensure water, jobs and peace in Mindanao, Philippines

    06 March 2019

    The International Labour Organization (ILO) and the Government of Japan have signed a new partnership to provide jobs and promote peace through improved water supply and sanitation services in post-conflict areas in the Philippines.

  2. Responsible supply chains in Thailand

    EU, ILO and OECD join hands to forge partnerships for sustainable business and responsible supply chains

    28 February 2019

    Addressing an event to introduce a new project promoting Responsible Supply Chains, the Minister of Labour of Thailand and the Ambassador of the European Union underlined the importance of responsible business practices in supply chains in Thailand and beyond.

  3. Event

    ILO-South Centre Side Event at BAPA+40: “The Future of Work, Youth Employment and South-South Cooperation”

    The high-level conference on South-South cooperation (BAPA+40) will take place on 20-22 March 2019 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. In this context, the ILO and the South Centre will co-host a side event entitled “The Future of Work, Youth Employment and South-South Cooperation.

  4. Publication

    South-South and Triangular Cooperation: Decent Work Good Practices on the Road to BAPA +40 and beyond

    15 February 2019

  5. © Better Work 2019

    Textile industry

    ILO and H&M Group expand partnership

    24 January 2019

    The ILO and H&M Group have broadened their cooperation to further improve working conditions and productivity in textile and garment industry supply chains. This partnership will help drive both the Decent Work and Sustainable Development Goal Agendas in a key global sector.

  6. Publication

    Coopération Sud-Sud et Triangulaire : L’engagement de l’OIT en Algérie

    21 January 2019

  7. Press release

    Promoting decent work and road safety for truck drivers of GMS countries

    17 January 2019

    Governments, employers and workers from the Greater Mekong Sub-region (GMS) agree to enhance decent work by promoting social dialogue, skills development and cross-border coordination in road freight transport.

  8. Publication

    Japan-ILO Cooperation

    15 January 2019

    Fact-sheet, January 2019

  9. ILO response to Syrian refugee crisis

    “Made in Jordan": EU trade agreement creates opportunities in manufacturing sector

    11 January 2019

    Two ILO projects financed by the European Union and the Kingdom of the Netherlands seek to find ways to boost employment for Syrian refugees and Jordanians and increase Jordanian manufacturing exports to the European market as part of the implementation of the Jordan-EU Agreement on the relaxation of the “rules of origin.”

2018

  1. ILO 100

    A future of work for Russian youth

    21 December 2018

    Youth employment remains a priority for the ILO as the Organization moves into its second century. A project in Russia’s West Siberian region addresses this key future of work challenge by seeking to change employers’ perceptions and creating opportunities for the most vulnerable youth.