News items

2022

  1. 2nd Dialogue between MSMEs and Government contributes to a major breakthrough

    07 February 2022

    The ILO continues to promote social dialogue between MSME’s and the Fijian Government, to collectively discuss challenges and develop solutions through policies that will enhance COVID-19 recovery, decent jobs and economic growth.

  2. ILO and development banks launch discussions on measuring the impact of investment projects on employment

    02 February 2022

2021

  1. Creative-prenures benefit from Palau market

    20 December 2021

    The initiative was technically supported and funded by the United Nations joint Informal Economies Recovery Project with the support of the Palau Chamber of Commerce.

  2. Fijian informal sector business owners and workers access social security

    16 December 2021

    The Informal Economies Recovery Project partnered with fellow UN projects - Markets for Change and REACH, to coordinate an outreach to the Rakiraki municipal market and Conua in the province of Nadroga in Fiji.

  3. Take the ILO Rapid Survey on the Impacts of COVID-19 on Work and Aspirations

    10 December 2021

    The International Labour Organization has launched a rapid survey on the impacts of COVID-19 on work and aspirations. We want to hear from you!

  4. Fiji’s western artists prepare for potential disruptions from cyclones

    10 December 2021

    ILO and UNDP are currently working with business development providers such as MSME Fiji, the Itaukei Affairs Trust Board, Green House Co-Working, Vou Fiji and the Fiji Enterprise Engine to roll out BCP training to a large cohort of MSME’s. Through the UN Informal Economies Recovery Project, similar initiatives are being implemented in Palau, Tonga and Vanuatu.

  5. Q&A on the ProAgro Ethiopia project

    06 December 2021

    In this Questions and Answers section, Ruchika Bahl, Chief Technical Adviser of the project, gives a brief overview of the initiative, the approach adopted and expected results.

  6. Digital employment marketplace a game changer for Vanuatu

    20 November 2021

    The initiative was technically supported and funded by the United Nations joint Informal Economies Recovery Project, based on a proposal received from the Vanuatu Tripartite Labour Advisory Council.

  7. ILO announces the winner of the 3rd ILO Skills Innovation Call on Preventing forced labour in Africa

    15 November 2021

    The winner of the 3rd ILO Skills Challenge Innovation Call has been announced, and the USD 30,000 prize has gone to a youth entrepreneurship network in Comoros.

  8. ILO announces winners of the 2nd ILO Skills Challenge Innovation Call on e-formality and skills development

    10 November 2021

    Winning proposals offer innovative solutions for labour formalization in Latin America and the Caribbean through new technologies and skills development.

  9. Creative associations in Fiji establish formal partnership with National Private Sector Organization and starts mentoring programme

    09 November 2021

    The initiative was technically supported and funded by the United Nations joint Informal Economies Recovery Project.

  10. Survey shows SMEs still struggling 18 months into the pandemic

    09 November 2021

    ILO SCORE programme conducted a survey that gathered inputs from over 800 enterprises in 8 countries to help identify the key challenges and needs for enterprises 18 months into the pandemic. Results paint a grim picture.

  11. Announcing the finalists of the 3rd ILO Skills Challenge Innovation Call on Preventing forced labour in Africa

    27 October 2021

    The finalists will be invited to present their ideas to a panel of experts during a virtual pitch event.

  12. ILO launches new online database on employment policies and strategies to promote an inclusive job-rich recovery

    19 October 2021

    The online platform will serve as a unique worldwide reference and source of information on national employment policies, and strategies to promote youth employment.

  13. Finalists of the 3rd ILO Skills Challenge Innovation Call on Preventing forced labour to be announced on 27 October

    15 October 2021

    The finalists will move on to the next stage of the evaluation process and will be invited to present their ideas to an independent panel of judges.

  14. Announcing the 2nd ILO Skills Challenge Innovation Call finalists

    13 October 2021

    The finalists will have the opportunity to present their projects during a live-streamed event on 4 November 2021.

  15. ILO Skills Innovation Network evolves as a place for peer learning and inspiration

    28 September 2021

  16. ILO and Swiss Federal University for Vocational Education and Training (SFUVET) sign an agreement to promote skills and lifelong learning

    23 September 2021

    The Letter of Understanding between the two organizations aims to promote skills and lifelong learning for all workers throughout their working lives.

  17. The Argentine Ministry of Productive Development publishes an interview with ILO’s Valeria Esquivel

    21 September 2021

  18. The ILO joins the Global Alliance for Care

    21 September 2021