ILO in partnership with the Federation for Egyptian Industries (FEI) launches the 3rd Cycle of the Human Resources & Gender Academy
25 October 2019
The ILO Bureau for Employers’ Activities (ACT/EMP) supported the development of the Human Resources and Gender Academy as a new service of the Federation of Egyptian Industries, through its Women in Business Unit (WiB).
Global Business Network on Forced Labour
22 October 2019
The ILO Global Business Network on Forced Labour, launched in June 2018 holds its first annual meeting focusing on business coordination and collaboration to eradicate forced labour and engaging smaller companies.
Commission of Inquiry
03 October 2019
The Commission of Inquiry set up by the ILO Governing Body to examine a complaint against the Government of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela has adopted its report.
Beyond the glass ceiling
02 October 2019
Women are better educated and more active in the labour force than ever, and are increasingly working in managerial roles. Yet despite these gains, their representation in top positions in business still lags behind that of men.
Network of Champions: A milestone for women empowerment efforts in Public Sector Undertakings in India
12 September 2019
Joint efforts of ILO-SCOPE have led to formation of ‘Network of Champions’ who would play a pivotal role in promoting women’ leadership in Public Sector Undertakings in India
Joint call by the International Organisation of Employers (IOE) and the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) on Governments to intensify efforts to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
09 September 2019
ITUC and the IOE appeal to governments to increase efforts on SDGs, and particularly on SDG 8
Social dialogue highlighted on the inauguration and commencement of the Somali National Tripartite Consultative Committee
04 September 2019
The first meeting of the ‘Somali National Tripartite Consultative Committee (SNTCC) took place in Mogadishu on Thursday 4th September 2019
New Employers Organization Department (EOD) of the Union of Myanmar Federation of New Chambers of Commerce and Industry (UMFCCI)
28 July 2019
With technical assistance from ILO’s Bureau for Employers' Activities (ACT/EMP), the new Department will provide services in labour and industrial relations for company members
Responsible business practices
24 July 2019
Over 200 participants from government, civil society and non-government organisations involved in agribusiness in the Philippines will gather on 25 July to address responsible business practices, including decent work, challenges and opportunities as part of the 2019 Sustainable Agriculture Forum.
Indigenous and tribal peoples
Moving away from the veto debate and focus instead on proper consultation procedures, one of the main conclusions of Global Dialogue on Convention No. 169
22 July 2019
On the 30th anniversary of its adoption, ILO constituents and UN mechanisms on the rights of indigenous peoples held a dialogue on ILO Convention No. 169