Highlights

June 21, 2019

International Conference “Implementing the Sustainable Development Goals: What Role for Social and Solidarity Economy?”

The ILO Enterprises/COOP will be hosting the International Conference “Implementing the Sustainable Development Goals: What Role for Social and Solidarity Economy?” together with the UN Taskforce on Social and Solidarity Economy  (UNTFSSE) on 25 – 26 June, 2019. The event, […]
June 20, 2019

International Labor Standards for Magistrates, Jurists and Law Scholars (8-12 July, 2019 in Buenos Aires, Argentina)

From 8 to 12 July, the International Training Center (ITCILO) will run the course “International Labor Standards for Magistrates, Jurists and Law Scholars” in Buenos Aires, Argentina. The course, which will examine international labor standards as a resource to strengthen […]
June 20, 2019

Meeting of the Non-Aligned Movement Labour Ministers during the 108th International Labour Conference

Image by South Centre On 17 June in Geneva, Labour Ministers of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) attended a meeting during the 108th International Labour Conference (ILC). On the occasion Moussa Oumarou, ILO’s Deputy Director-General for Field Operations & Partnerships, stressed […]
June 15, 2019

ILO and All-Chinese Federation of Trade Unions: South-South Cooperation to implement decent work in the Asia and the Pacific region

The ILO and the All-China Federation of Trade Unions (ACFTU) signed a cooperation agreement to assist trade union development in the Asia and the Pacific region. By embracing the South-South Cooperation (SSC) principles, the project, which will run from 2019 […]
June 11, 2019

Training on Disaster Risk Reduction for South-South Practitioners

From 10th -14th June, the ILO and ITC Turin hosted a training workshop on ‘Disaster Risk Reduction and Sustainable Local Development through South-South and triangular cooperation’ in Spanish and Portuguese. Disaster Risk Reduction is a precondition for sustainable development and […]
May 30, 2019

Tripartite South-South and Triangular Cooperation Meeting on Equal Pay

Equal pay for work of equal value is a principle enshrined in the Equal Remuneration Convention, 1951 (No. 100), which has been ratified by 173 States. This principle is also reflected in the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development which recognizes […]
May 21, 2019

How will the post BAPA+40 era further contribute to the attainment of the 2030 Agenda?

The South Centre, the United Nations Conference for Trade and Development (UNCTAD) and the ILO organised a meeting for all Permanent Missions to the United Nations Office and to the World Trade Organization (WTO) and other International Organizations in Geneva. […]
May 10, 2019

Regional Initiative receives the ILO Innovation Award

Regional Initiative – LAC free of child labor The initiative from the Latin America and Caribbean region to make it child labour free uses a comprehensive and innovative regional approach based on social dialogue and consensus to combat and prevent […]
April 30, 2019

ILO fosters south-south cooperation to promote decent work for Syrian refugees and host communities

Constituents from Jordan, Lebanon, Iraq and Turkey came together in Jordan to discuss the promotion of decent work for Syrian refugees and host communities in the region, as part of a South-South and Triangular Cooperation (SSTC) initiative between the four […]
April 15, 2019

Results of ILO’s activities at BAPA+40

The Second High-level United Conference on South-South cooperation (BAPA+40) has been a great success to mark the adoption of the Buenos Aires Plan of Action (BAPA)- the first SSTC framework, 41 years ago by 138 Ministers of Foreign Affairs of […]
April 15, 2019

Buenos Aires outcome document of the BAPA+40 adopted in the General Assembly

On 15 April, the outcome document of the BAPA+40 in Buenos Aires has been adopted in the General Assembly by the representatives of 160 countries. This outcome document calls for enhanced collaboration against the backdrop of resource constraints and a shifting […]
April 4, 2019

ILO-South Centre Side Event at BAPA+40: “The Future of Work, Youth Employment and South-South Cooperation”

The ILO and South Centre have successfully co-hosted a Side Event during the Second High-Level United Nations Conference on South-South Cooperation (BAPA+40) on 21 March 2019 entitled: “The Future of Work, Youth Employment and South-South Cooperation” Mr. Carlos Correa, Executive Director […]