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  1. Press Release

    The ILO takes part in a side event on the SSE at the 78th session of the UN General Assembly

    29 September 2023

    The side event took place on Tuesday 19th of September at the World Economic Forum office in New York focusing on the role of the private sector in implementing the UN resolution on promoting the SSE for sustainable development.

  2. Press Release

    UNTFSSE 4th Technical Symposium: Advancing the Social and Solidarity Economy in Quebec and Beyond

    29 September 2023

    The United Nations Inter-Agency Task Force on Social and Solidarity Economy (UNTFSSE) is pleased to announce its highly anticipated 4th Technical Symposium, set to convene in Montreal, Quebec from October 2nd to 3rd 2023.

  3. Report

    Renewable Energy and Jobs: Annual Review 2023

    28 September 2023

    This tenth edition of Renewable energy and jobs: Annual review by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) in collaboration with the International Labour Organization (ILO) offers the latest set of global renewable energy employment estimates, which are based on IRENA’s own methodologies and calculations, as well as a large array of reports published by government agencies, industry associations, non-governmental organisations and academic experts.

  4. News

    UN Task Force on Social and Solidarity Economy (UNTFSSE) holds its 45th virtual meeting

    28 September 2023

    The meeting, that took place on September 5th, 2023, had 37 participants, including representatives from 6 member organizations and 13 observer organizations.

  5. News

    Room documents concerning statistics of cooperatives and the social and solidarity economy are out

    28 September 2023

  6. Occupational safety and health

    Occupational safety and health in a just transition

    27 September 2023

    This policy brief is part of the ILO Just Transition Policy Briefs series and is intended to present the linkages between just transition and occupational safety and health (OSH), providing stakeholders with information and recommendations for implementation.

  7. Terms of reference

    Call for consultants: Assessment of MSME barriers to social protection in Zambia

    26 September 2023

    The ILO is inviting applications from national consultants to undertake a diagnostic study to identify social protection barriers facing Zambian MSMEs (formal and informal) and understand ways in which existing contributory schemes can be adapted to MSME needs to promote their registration and coverage to social protection and encourage transition to formality.

  8. News

    The Viet Nam National Assembly adopted the 2023 Cooperative Law at its 5th Session on 20 June 2023

    26 September 2023

    The 2023 Cooperative Law of Viet Nam will replace the 2012 Cooperative Law which had made a positive impact on the development, organization and operation of cooperatives but also revealed some barriers to the development of cooperatives due to emerging challenges in national economic and social development.

  9. Event

    Greening TVET and skills development to equip and capacitate future workforce for a just transition

    This online event is organized by the International Labour Organization (ILO) in collaboration with the RES4Africa Foundation. Skills development is one of key policy areas to address environmental, economic and social sustainability. Join us for this panel discussion to discuss the importance of greening TVET and skills development in preparing the current and future workforce with the necessary skills for a sustainable, just and inclusive transition.

  10. Publication

    Women’s Entrepreneurship Development Programme

    25 September 2023

    The brochure provides an overview of the Women’s Empowerment Development Programme, its objectives, interventions at the macro, meso and micro level, as well as the results obtained since its establishment and the impact in different countries.