News on Least developed countries
18th African Regional Seminar for Labour-Based Practitioners
9 - 13 September 2019
The theme of this edition is: "Towards sustainable and inclusive local development: local resource-based approaches and decent job creation".
Social Protection for Children
International Conference on Universal Child Grants
6 - 8 February 2019
This conference, convened by UNICEF, the International Labour Organization (ILO) and the Overseas Development Institute (ODI), brings together national governments and policy practitioners, researchers and the international community to explore the arguments and the evidence emerging from the implementation of alternative cash transfer schemes and their implications for Universal Child Grants.
A new market for Sidi Bouzid in Tunisia
14 June 2016
The new covered market in the Tunisian town of Sidi Bouzid is expected to create better working conditions for vendors.
105th International Labour Conference
ILO Director-General: “ILO sets course to promote decent work in global supply chains, in transition from conflict and crisis and in making poverty history by 2030”
10 June 2016
World parliament of labour sets the course for global action to shape the future of work.
Webinar – Fostering investments in African agricultural value chains
15 December 2015
This webinar recording features the Africa Agriculture and Trade Investment Fund (AATIF), an innovative public-private partnership initiated by KfW on behalf of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), and managed by Deutsche Bank.
United States and Viet Nam launch joint programme with ILO to combat child labour
02 March 2015
On 4 December 2014, an ILO project was approved to combat child labour in Viet Nam, based on a donation from the United States Department of Labor of US$ 8 million and US$ 1.2 million from the Government of Viet Nam.
Germany increases support to the ILO's fight against child labour
03 December 2014
Developing countries opting for social protection over fiscal consolidation
17 November 2014
An ILO report launched ahead of the meeting of Economic and Social Councils in Seoul, South Korea, points to divergent trends: while many countries are moving towards more fiscal consolidation and less social spending, several developing countries are boldly expanding social protection schemes.
Denmark signs new Partnership Programme with ILO worth $11.2 million
26 September 2014
Agreement will provide flexible and predictable resources to the ILO's Regular Budget Supplementary Fund and to the joint ILO-IFC programme, Better Work
Think. Eat. Save
Statement by ILO Director-General on the occasion of World Environment Day 2013
05 June 2013