News

September 2023

  1. 21 million euros pledged at UNGA for Global Accelerator on Jobs and Social Protection for Just Transitions

    18 September 2023

    The International Labour Organization-coordinated initiative will play an important role in the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals.

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    ILO welcomes G20 support for just transition measures

    10 September 2023

    G20 Leaders reaffirmed their commitment to promote inclusive growth, sustainable development and decent work and their support for the UN Global Accelerator on Jobs and Social Protection for Just Transitions.

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    Working in apparel and footwear manufacturing: How does technological upgrading and automation affect women?

    04 September 2023

    The clothing and footwear manufacturing sector primarily employs female workers, often in underpaid, insecure jobs with uncertain futures due to automation. New research explores the challenges women encounter and the impact of technology on their work.

August 2023

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    There cannot be decent work for all without decent work for youth

    08 August 2023

    Young people are our hope for a better future, but targeted policies are needed to address the disadvantages they face in the labour market.

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    Employment Policy Department Newsletter, July/August 2023

    01 August 2023

July 2023

  1. Public employment services and active labour market policies for transitions: Responses to mega trends and crises

    14 July 2023

    The first global report by the ILO on public employment services explores their role in mitigating the labor market disruptions stemming from the COVID-19 crisis and potentially future crises. Additionally, it investigates the adaptive measures and innovative strategies these institutions have employed to navigate the evolving world of work during the past two decades.

June 2023

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    ILO launches a series of country briefs on youth employment in sub-Saharan Africa

    29 June 2023

    The briefs analyze youth labour market issues and the school-to-work transition in seven sub-Saharan countries, review their youth employment policies and provide a sub-regional overview of youth employment trends.

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    Innovative employment policies in a changing world of work: A new paradigm?

    21 June 2023

    In a world facing growing uncertainty, multiple transformative changes are buffeting the world of work. Will these changes pose big challenges, or provide opportunities for a new approach to employment policies that can improve people’s livelihoods, while helping economies grow sustainably and produce decent and productive jobs? The recently launched knowledge sharing and technical assistance platform called the Employment Policy Action Facility provides a new starting point for addressing this challenge.

  3. Has youth employment recovered?

    13 June 2023

    This Brief provides an update of latest trends for young people, in terms of employment, unemployment, NEET and inactivity. It identifies where youth labour market outcomes indicate recovery and where challenges remain.

  4. Questionnaire: Reporting back to the Governing Body on the work undertaken under the framework of the Youth Employment Action Plan (YEAP) 2020-2030

    01 June 2023

    This questionnaire aims at monitoring the progress of the proposed elements of the follow-up plan of action on youth employment 2020–30’s 10-year workplan.