Publications

October 2015

  1. Publication

    Partnership to combat Child Labour in the chocolate and cocoa industry: Public-Private Partnership

    06 October 2015

    This partnership in Ghana and Côte d'Ivoire between the ILO and a number of companies in the chocolate and confectionery industry seeks to eliminate child labour and to ensure workforce continuity in cocoa growing farms by younger generations.

  2. Publication

    Supporting the elimination of child labour in Malawi agriculture: Public-Private Partnership

    06 October 2015

    Following its commitment to ILO values demonstrated by ratification of various ILO Conventions, the Government of Malawi organised its first ever National Conference on Child Labour in Agriculture on 5-6 September 2012. The Conference was organized with technical support from the ILO and support and funding from the Elimination of Child Labour in Tobacco Foundation (ECLT).

  3. Publication

    Child Labour Platform (CLP) and the Global Compact: Public-Private Partnership

    06 October 2015

    The Child Labour Platform (CLP) is a thematic member-based workstream of the UN Global Compact’s Labour Working Group, open to companies committed to contributing to the effective elimination of child labour. It is also open to UN agencies, trade unions, business associations and other relevant stakeholders. The CLP builds on a previous initiative undertaken by the Dutch Government, the UN Global Compact and the Dutch Sustainable Trade Initiative aiming to enlist broader business commitment to the roadmap on the elimination of child labour adopted at the 2010 Global Child Labour Conference held in The Hague.

  4. Publication

    Technical cooperation activities to Combat Child Labour in Portuguese Speaking Countries in Africa, Brazil and Timor-Leste (CPLP): Public-Private Partnership

    06 October 2015

    In the framework of this programme, the Caixa Geral de Depósitos (CGD) agreed with ILO Lisbon to fund technical cooperation activities to combat child labour in CPLP countries in 2010. Its contribution was used to cofinance other IPEC-related activities in those countries. The goal was to ensure greater coherence between national plans and social dialogue mechanisms to combat child labour and share good practices.

  5. Publication

    Latin American Network to Combat Child Labour: Public-Private Partnership

    06 October 2015

    This partnership between Fundación Telefónica and the ILO created a strategic regional alliance to more efficiently combat child labour in Latin America. It strengthens institutions and provides the required tools to disseminate good practices and knowledge. This collaboration between the ILO (through its International Programme on the Elimination of Child Labour – IPEC), and Fundación Telefónica’s Proniño Programme is in its third phase.

September 2015

  1. Publication

    Full report: Evaluation of mainstreaming of full and productive employment and decent work by the United Nations system organizations

    21 September 2015

    This evaluation report aims to provide information to the General Assembly/Economic and Social Council and to the legislative and governing bodies of the participating organizations and to the members of the United Nations Chief Executives Board for Coordination (CEB) on how the United Nations system organizations have implemented the resolutions aimed at mainstreaming or supporting the decent work agenda with a view to using the lessons learned in the finalization of the post-2015 agenda. The purpose of the evaluation is not to review ILO activities to mainstream decent work, but rather the United Nations system’s response.

  2. Publication

    Summary report: Evaluation of mainstreaming of full and productive employment and decent work by the United Nations system organizations

    21 September 2015

    This report summarizes the background, methodology, findings, conclusions, lessons learned and recommendations of the “Evaluation of mainstreaming of full and productive employment and decent work by the United Nations system organizations” conducted in 2014 by the Joint Inspection Unit.

  3. Publication

    Economically Empowering the HIV Vulnerable Population along Transport Corridors in Tanzania

    21 September 2015

    The ILO, together with the Savings and Credit Cooperative League of Tanzania (SCCULT), multiple private sector partners (such as savings and credit cooperative societies (SACCOs), the Ministry of Labour and Employment of Tanzania, the Employers’ Association, and trade unions addressed this challenge. Since 2011 the ILO has managed an HIV and AIDS vulnerability reduction pro-gramme along Tanzania’s transport corri-dors of Chalinze, Ilula, Mafinga, Makambako, Tunduma and Kyela.

  4. Publication

    Voluntary HIV Counselling and Testing (VCT) at Work in Mozambique

    21 September 2015

    Since 2006 the International Labour Organization (ILO) has been supporting stakeholders in the world of work to better respond to HIV and AIDS in Mozambique. Actions encompass scaling up access to HIV prevention and care through the workplace, increasing the demand for VCT, taking into account the gender-specific needs of women and men, as well as economically empowering groups such as women, young people and people working in the informal economy that are particularly vulnerable to HIV.

  5. Publication

    HIV Prevention, Care and Treatment at Work in Indonesia

    21 September 2015

    As one of the biggest state-owned enterprises in Indonesia, with more than 14,000 workers and 25,000 subcontracted workers throughout Indonesia (of which 40 per cent are mobile male workers), Pertamina has shown a serious and consistent commitment to the prevention of HIV and AIDS at the workplace and to the fight against stigma and discrimination. Pertamina has developed workplace policies to ensure a non-discriminatory working environment for People Living with HIV (PLHIV) and has provided HIV information, counselling and testing for its workers in their sites across the country.

  6. Publication

    Preventing HIV in Ethiopia: The Mulu Worksites Project

    21 September 2015

    The MULU Worksites project is a USAID/PEPFAR-funded project managed by World Learning Ethiopia in partnership with FHI 360, Population Service International (PSI), and the International Labour Organization (ILO). The project seeks to implement gender-responsive workplace HIV combination prevention programmes that will strengthen the HIV response in large-scale workplaces employing over 500 persons. The construction, agriculture, leather, cement, mining and manufacturing sectors are a vital entry point for combination prevention, as they employ women and men engaged in high-risk behaviours such as commercial and transactional sex, and multiple concurrent partnerships.

  7. Publication

    Reducing HIV Vulnerability in Zambia through economic empowerment

    21 September 2015

    To create gainful employment as an avenue for economic empowerment and, eventually, to reduce vulnerability to HIV and AIDS, the International Labour Organization (ILO) signed and ratified a Corridor Economic Empowerment Innovation Fund (CEEIF) grant with Cavmont Bank in Zambia, kick-starting a public-private partnership in Zambia. The project is linked to the ILO’s Corridor Economic Empowerment Project (CEEP) to reduce HIV vulnerability along the main transport corridors in Southern Africa.

June 2015

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    The ILO and the European Year for Development - Factsheet

    08 June 2015

    With more than 150 joint projects over the past 10 years, the European Year for Development (2015) offers a perfect opportunity for the ILO and the EU to showcase the human impact these efforts have had on millions of lives – in all corners of the world. Each month of the year is devoted to a different theme.

May 2015

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    The ILO Response to the Nepal Earthquake

    07 May 2015

    Following the worst earthquake in Nepal over the last 80 years, there is an urgent demand for assistance to poor households to help them rebuild their lives. This includes support to rebuilding infrastructure as well as securing poor households with income – through employment opportunities created by reconstruction efforts. The ILO has been asked by the Government of Nepal to contribute to such efforts.

April 2015

  1. Publication

    Key ILO databases and sources: An overview for the private sector

    15 April 2015

    Covers the main issues with which companies may wish to familiarize themselves using the ILO’s comparative databases and research

  2. Publication

    Mainstreaming the strategic objectives of the Decent Work Agenda in UNDAFs and UN Joint Programming (2013-2015)

    15 April 2015

    The present desk review has been prepared in response to the need for greater UN system-wide policy coherence in development cooperation and country-level operational modalities established and/or recommended by the Quadrennial Comprehensive Policy Review of the United Nations (December 2012). This study analysed in a qualitative manner the mainstreaming of the Decent Work Agenda in the UNDAFs and One Programmes in a sample of 43 countries from five regions over the period January 2013 to March 2015 (active UNDAFs). The review illustrates how the efforts in joint programming are aligned and reflected in the activities and results of 95 components which have been implemented by the ILO in the framework of 15 joint programmes.

March 2015

  1. Brochure

    The Fair recruitment initiative

    30 March 2015

    Fostering Fair Recruitment Practices, Preventing Human Trafficking and Reducing the Costs of Labour Migration

January 2015

  1. Publication

    South-South and Triangular Cooperation and Decent Work: Focus on Triangular Cooperation

    11 January 2015

    An introductory fact sheet

October 2014

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    BRICS and the ILO: An overview

    16 October 2014

    During the past few years, development cooperation between both governments and private industry from the BRICS countries (Brazil, Russian Federation, India, China, South Africa) and the ILO has been very active. In 2009, Brazil signed an overarching framework agreement on Technical Cooperation with Latin American and African countries for the implementation of the ILO-Brazil Partnership Programme for the Promotion of South-South Cooperation.

  2. Publication

    Strengthening the world of work response to HIV and AIDS: Public-Private Partnership

    09 October 2014

    The ILO is the lead UN agency for HIV and AIDS policies and programmes in the world of work and private sector mobilization. The ILO programme on HIV and AIDS and the World of Work plays a key role in the global HIV responses through workplaces.