News and events on supply chains
Market-based interventions to create more and better jobs in the dairy value chain in Somali Region, Ethiopia
10 November 2021
On 25 October 2021, the International Labour Organization (ILO) and Vétérinaires Sans Frontières (VSF) Suisse launched their joint intervention to develop the dairy value chain in the Fafan zone of the Somali Regional State of Ethiopia.
ILO sheds light upon the role of cooperatives in the elimination of child labour at the Academy on Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work
29 October 2021
The two sessions organized in the framework of the Academy provided insights of the ILO’s work with cooperatives toward the elimination of child labour and presented practical cases of cooperatives that take action to combat child labour.
Review of the Voluntary Code of Good Practices on decent work in the banana industry
20 October 2021
Government, workers and employers from the banana industry in the Davao region had a dialogue to review and update the Voluntary Code of Good Practices (VCGP) to promote decent work amid the COVID-19 pandemic and changing demand of the global market.
Decent work along the supply chains: Nurturing women’s entrepreneurship in Nepal
03 August 2021
A step towards formalization of women-led, small and micro home-based enterprises in Nepal’s supply chains helps business and workers alike.
Investment facilitation, sustainable development and building back better
7 June - 2 July 2021
This four-weeks course provides practical guidance to investment promotion agencies and other institutions with a mandate in investment promotion and facilitation to enhance the development impacts of FDI flowing into their countries, particularly as regards the creation of more and better jobs and to address the challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic. The course is run jointly by World Association of Investment Promotion Agencies (WAIPA), United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) and the International Labour Organization (ILO).
International labour standards and corporate social responsibility: the labour dimension of human rights due diligence
18 October - 12 November 2021
Online course aims to strengthen the capacity of participants to understand the principles of international labour standards as they relate to company operations (including due diligence related to labour rights) and how those principles can be most effectively implemented in company operations.
Massive Online Open Course - Business and Decent Work: How enterprises contribute to achieve decent work for all (SDG 8)
6 September - 15 October 2021
Report highlights need for gender equality in Asia’s garment sector
06 May 2021
A new ILO report 'Moving the needle: Gender equality and decent work in Asia’s garment sector' examines the status and trends relating to women and gender dynamics in Asia’s garment sector while providing a roadmap for action to accelerate progress towards gender equality.