ILO and Finland agree to develop Social Protection in Zambia
17 November 2017
The International Labour Organization and the Finland Ministry of Foreign Affairs, signed an agreement to develop the Social Protection for Informal and Rural Economy Workers Sub-Project in Zambia (SPIREWORK).
Commitments made to reduce high youth unemployment in Marshall Islands
16 November 2017
Launch of the Republic of Marshall Islands National Action Plan on Youth Employment (2017-2019)
Demand for entrepreneurship training on the rise
12 November 2017
In an effort to improve the quality of entrepreneurship trainers in the Pacific, the ILO conducted a Training of Master Trainers on Start & Improve Your Business (SIYB) in Port Vila, Vanuatu
First 23 TRANSFORM Social Protection Trainers Trained
27 October 2017
The first ever TRANSFORM Leadership and Transformation Learning Package on Building and Managing Social Protection Floors in Africa Training of Trainers (ToT) successfully concludes with 23 newly trained trainers from the African region
The ILO and the JPMorgan Chase Foundation together to promote quality apprenticeships
16 October 2017
International Labour Organization (ILO) and Brazilian Government promote decent work in the cotton supply chain in Mozambique
10 October 2017
The Government of Mozambique and the Brazilian Government have identified key areas of support for a country project to be implemented by the Government of Mozambique, organizations of workers, organizations of employers and civil society institutions, with technical support from ILO
Successful first Green Africa Forum in Zambia
28 September 2017
In September 2017 Zambia hosted the first “Africa Forum on Private Sector Inclusive Growth and Decent Green Jobs Creation”.
HIV / AIDS Guidelines of the Retail Sector Launched
21 September 2017
Health is key to economic development, hence the need for the retail sector to embrace the national HIV/AIDS guidelines.
Zambia to host the 1st Africa Forum on Private Sector Inclusive Green Growth and Job Creation
29 August 2017
Employment, Labour and Commerce ministers from Finland and Zambia together with over 120 policy makers and implementers, chief executive officers, senior managers and officials from private, public and civil society entities, employer and worker organisations, entrepreneurs, creative thinkers, innovators, academics and researchers from different countries from more than 25 countries in Africa and elsewhere will from September 6 - 8, 2017 gather at Avani Hotel in Livingstone to discuss policy and actions for promoting inclusive green growth and the creation of decent green jobs.
R4D-SP Capacity Development Workshop: Building the capacity of rural roads sector of Timor-Leste
25 August 2017
The Roads for Development (R4D) Program of Timor-Leste conducted a one-day workshop on 24 August in Dili to discuss the Capacity Development Framework for Phase 2 of the R4D program. More than 100 stakeholders involved in Timor-Leste’s rural roads sector attended to discuss the capacity development needs in the sector.
Indian government and the ILO jointly-launch ‘Aarambh’ – a unique app to maintain rural roads
31 July 2017
The application’s usage aims at enhancing the service delivery of the state level institutions in planning and implementing performance based rural roads maintenance contracts.
UN agencies launch youth entrepreneurship and self-employment campaign to boost transition towards decent work
27 June 2017
On the occasion of Micro-, Small and Medium-sized Enterprises International Day, UN agencies launch a campaign on solutions to address the unique obstacles to youth entrepreneurship and self-employment.
The road to clean energy: Policy coherence and convergence of actions key to a just transition
23 June 2017
The Good and Decent Jobs, Skills, and Entrepreneurship for a Just Energy Transition Workshop gathered over 80 representatives from governments, enterprises, workers, financial institutions and development partners to discuss the future of work for a clean energy and just transition with a panel of experts. The workshop is part of the Asia Clean Energy Forum 2017.
ILO STED programme targets sectors for growth through increasing skills in developing economies
22 June 2017
The Skills for Trade and Economic Diversification (STED) programme is improving skills to help spread the benefits of trade and economic growth.
ILO adopts new Recommendation on Employment and Decent Work for Peace and Resilience
16 June 2017
Guy Ryder announces “Digital Skills for Decent Jobs for Youth” Campaign
13 June 2017
A unique global partnership will bring the benefits of the digital economy to young people.
ILO - UNFCCC side event: "Greening with Jobs: Decent Work and Just Transition in the Paris Agreement"
09 June 2017
On 10 May 2017, the ILO Green Jobs co-hosted a side event titled “Greening with Jobs: Decent Work and Just Transition in the Paris Agreement” during the Bonn Climate Change Conference
G20 conference highlights importance of decent jobs for youth in the rural economy
03 May 2017
Participants of the G20 conference “ONE WORLD - No Hunger. Future of the Rural World” call for action on youth employment in rural areas and discuss synergies with the Global Initiative on Decent Jobs for Youth.
Protecting the rights of young workers at work
24 April 2017
Young people, particularly first time job seekers, are still often neglected by existing employment strategies, policies and programmes.
Better outcomes when National Employer Organizations (EO) support young entrepreneurs
17 April 2017
Young people are full of enthusiasm and eagerness to be successful. They are creative, innovative, and are tech savvy. They are employers and job creators and next generation of private sector leaders in an increasingly competitive and high tech world