News items

2022

  1. ILO participates at the Global Lifelong Learning Summit 2022

    10 November 2022

    ILO SKILLS participates in Singapore’s Global Lifelong Learning Summit 2022 with a workshop on “Micro-credentials: Promoting lifelong learning and careers”.

  2. First Global Careers Month to highlight importance of investing in career guidance

    08 November 2022

    The Inter-Agency Career Guidance Working Group (IAG CGWG) has launched the first Global Careers Month, which will run from 8 November to 13 December.

  3. Sustaining Peace in Practice: Geneva Peace Week event explores the topic of breaking the siloes between humanitarian, development, and peace action

    08 November 2022

    Workshop organized by Interpeace in collaboration with the ILO, WHO, UNFPA, IOM, UNICEF and the Geneva Peacebuilding Platform.

  4. Towards a new social justice coalition: Geneva Peace Week event explores the role of international labour standards in sustaining peace

    08 November 2022

    Workshop on "Promoting international labour standards and decent work for social justice, peace and resilience".

  5. High-level session looks at Just Energy Transitions to accelerate achieving of the SDGs

    21 October 2022

    Held during the 3rd edition of the Finance in Common Summit 2022, co-organized by the African Development Bank and the European Investment Bank, the session focused on the transition away from fossil fuels to renewable energy technologies to accelerate the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Speakers highlighted, among others, how to steer investments to maximise the impact on jobs, create quality jobs with access to social protection, manage risk and protect vulnerable populations to make the energy transition ‘Just’ for all. The Summit was held from 18-20 October.

  6. Algorithmic management: what it is, what it does and what it means for the future of work

    10 October 2022

    Algorithmic management has been seen as a positive technological and digital factor in the organization of economic activity, but it also raises a range of challenges. While some may see it useful for increasing organizational ability to control and monitor complex economic and work processes, the increasing capacity to collect, store and process digital information also raises questions about privacy and personal space in the workplace.

  7. Interview with Alexio Musindo, Director ILO CO-Addis Ababa about ProAgro Ethiopia Project

    05 October 2022

  8. High-level meeting on the Global Accelerator on Jobs and Social Protection for Just Transitions concludes with pledges of support and commitments for its implementation

    03 October 2022

    Heads of states and governments, foreign ministers, representatives from United Nations (UN) agencies, international financial institutions, and global employers’ and workers’ organizations met during the 77th UN General Assembly to pledge their support and commitment for the successful implementation of the Global Accelerator on Jobs and Social Protection for Just Transitions.

  9. Sida supports ILO’s work across the Humanitarian-Development-Peace Nexus (2022-2025)

    22 September 2022

  10. Workshops organised in Lomé to develop occupational minimum standards and promote skills partnerships on migration between Togo, Nigeria and Ghana

    21 September 2022

    Under the "SKILL-UP Program funded by Norway, constituents from Ghana, Nigeria and Togo are leading a pilot process for the harmonization of occupational standards as part of the effort to promote a skills partnership on migration in the region.

  11. © M.Crozet/ILO 2022

    Trade can generate more and better jobs in Southern Mediterranean countries

    20 September 2022

    An ILO report assesses the impact of trade growth and economic development of Southern Mediterranean countries on the quality of jobs in the region, with a particular focus on women and youth, and on SMEs in the region.

  12. Addressing capacity gaps of cooperatives towards creating decent jobs and profitability for its members

    08 September 2022

  13. © ILO 2022

    ILO supports first entrepreneurial steps and contributes to the creation of more than 120 new businesses in Bosnia and Herzegovina

    01 September 2022

    A consortium consisting of the German GIZ, UNDP and the ILO implemented a private sector development project, “EU4Business” in Bosnia and Herzegovina funded by the European Union and Germany. The ILO assisted start-ups as a means to job creation. The four-year project recently came to an end – it is time to take stock of what the ILO achieved.

  14. Malawi Youths empowered with dairy farming skills

    01 September 2022

    30 youths in Blantyre, Malawi have graduated at Mafe Skills Development Centre.

  15. ILO co-hosts TICAD 8 Side Event

    22 August 2022

    Human security and emergency jobs for peace and resilience/ Experiences through partnership between Japan and the ILO for the promotion of decent work agenda in the context of fragility

  16. Teaching and the teaching profession in a digital world- Zambia

    22 July 2022

    Zambian constituents of the International Labour Organization have adopted a roadmap towards a human-centred digital future in education.

  17. How to integrate employment into trade and investment policies?

    21 July 2022

    Launch of the METI Programme in Egypt and first meeting of the Policy Working Group (PWG)

  18. Improving the production and productivity of the poultry sector towards creating more and decent jobs in Ethiopia

    14 July 2022

  19. ILO is set to rehabilitate roads in the Greater Sepik Region in Papua New Guinea under the EU-Funded UN Joint STREIT PNG Programme

    04 July 2022

    ILO through the EU-STREIT PNG Programme creates employment opportunities for rural populations in the Sepik region by applying employment-intensive work methods in road maintenance works to improve the access of farming communities to markets.

  20. ILO presented at the 2022 Pacific Update

    29 June 2022

    The 2022 Pacific Update is co-hosted by the Development Policy Centre and the University of the South Pacific’s School of Accounting, Finance and Economics. The Pacific Update is the premier forum for discussion of economic, social, political, and environmental issues in the region.