ILO-AICESIS International conference
Athens Declaration on the role of Economic and Social Councils and Similar Institutions in combating inequalities in the world of work
05 February 2024
Employment Situation in Latin America and the Caribbean (Number 29): Labour market inclusion of young people and redistribution of care work: challenges and opportunities
09 January 2024
This edition of the Employment Situation in Latin America and the Caribbean report, jointly prepared by the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) and the International Labour Organization (ILO), emphasizes that the increase in the regional employment rate, seen in 2022, slowed significantly in the first six months of 2023, while the participation rate declined.
21 December 2023
Why the unemployment rate does not tell the full story
21 December 2023
Supporting countries understand and respond to the opportunities and threats posed by climate change, and policy responses to promote just transitions
14 December 2023
Towards a new generation of national employment policies (NEPs): What can we learn from the evolution of the scope and content of NEPs?
International Journal of Labour Research
11 December 2023
This 2023 edition of the International Journal of Labour Research (IJLR), aims to stimulate reflection on what a new social contract might entail and more specifically the role of workers’ organizations in engaging in the design and establishment of a new social contract within the multilateral system and at national level. Thus, the focus of this issue is both on what such a new social contract may entail and on what to do in terms of its implementation.
The Alignment of Indonesian laws, policies, and their enforcement with the ILO international labour standards on forced labour: A situation and gap analysis
05 December 2023
This gap analysis documents the extent to which the requirements of PO29 are represented in the Government of Indonesia’s existing laws, norms and practices, with special reference to Indonesia’s catch fisheries sector and local fishers, who are one of the groups identified to be at risk of forced labour in Indonesia.
20 November 2023
This report is focused on understanding how the business environment influences productivity growth. Our findings highlight the East Asia region’s achievements, driven by a business environment that prioritises market efficiency. This research underscores the power of market efficiency as a determinant in guiding regions toward productivity-enhancing structural shifts. While previous studies have approached these topics from various angles, our empirical exploration offers fresh insights, emphasizing the importance of strategic policy decisions. It highlights the need for innovative initiatives, especially in sectors grappling with stagnation, and the creation of a business environment that promotes competition and adaptability.
A joint publication by Fundación ONCE and the ILO Global Business and Disability Network
15 November 2023
Persons with disabilities face unique challenges in the context of climate change – both in terms of how they are directly impacted as well as the obstacle faced in taking advantage of emerging labour market opportunities - and are often overlooked in the development and implementation of climate policies and adaptation efforts. To achieve a just transition, it is necessary that empowerment and training in emerging green job niches are inclusive to the needs of disadvantaged groups, that social dialogue with underrepresented groups is central in all policymaking processes, and that inclusion and accessibility are incorporated in the greening process and social protection systems.
14 November 2023
15 November 2023 marks the 10th anniversary of the ILO Policy Guidelines on promotion of decent work for early childhood education personnel, the first international text to deal with the status of ECE personnel.