Seeking a process of globalization that is inclusive, democratically governed and provides opportunities and tangible benefits for all countries and people. The World Commission on the Social Dimension of Globalization was established by the ILO's Governing Body in February 2002 at the initiative of the Director-General in response to the fact that there did not appear to be a space within the multilateral system that would cover adequately and comprehensively the social dimension of the various aspects of globalization. The World Commission Report, A Fair Globalization: Creating Opportunities for All, is the first attempt at structured dialogue among representatives of constituencies with different interests and opinions on the social dimension of globalization, aimed at finding common ground on one of the most controversial and divisive subjects of our time.
Making Globalization Socially Sustainable
In this volume, leading academic experts analyse the various channels through which globalization affects jobs and wages.
ILO vision of Globalization
ILO Declaration on Social Justice for a Fair Globalization
Trade and Employment: From Myths to Facts
This publication contributes to promoting the advancement of employment, decent work and social cohesion in developing countries by assisting policy makers and social partners in anticipating and addressing the effects of trade reforms on employment.
Second meeting of the Policy Working Group (PWG) in Egypt
08 May 2023
First regional knowledge-sharing workshop on the impact of trade and investment policies on productive and decent employment in the Southern Mediterranean countries
14 March 2023
Third meeting of the Policy Working Group in Jordan
24 January 2023