Highlights

February 8, 2019

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

Geneva, February 12, 2019 – The high-level conference on South-South cooperation (BAPA+40) will take place on 20-22 March 2019 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. In this context, the ILO and the South Centre will co-host a side event entitled “The Future […]
December 14, 2018

South-South and Triangular Cooperation for Decent Work

In 2018, UNOSSC published the “Good Practices in South-South and Triangular Cooperation for Sustainable Development Vol 2”, featuring Southern good practices that are relevant to the implementation of all 17 SDGs. In this context, the ILO contributed with three good […]
December 11, 2018

ILO and South-South and Triangular Cooperation in 2018

2018 has been a successful year of South-South and triangular cooperation (SSTC) at the International Labour Organisation. There’s only one more month left until 2018 is over, and it’s time to start looking back the major milestones of ILO’s SSTC […]
December 3, 2018

GSSD Expo 2018: The ILO at the High-level Forum of Directors General for Development Cooperation towards BAPA+40

The ILO participated in the High-level Forum of Directors General for Development Cooperation on 30 November 2018 to convey the key messages emerged from the 1st November-Informal meeting in preparation of the BAPA+40 on behalf of around twenty Geneva and […]
November 29, 2018

ILO Solution Forum in the GSSD Expo 2018: Good Practices on Decent Work towards BAPA+40

New York, 28 November 2018 – The ILO’s solution forum successfully showcased the good practices for Decent Work and provided recommendations towards BAPA+40. This year, the ILO was honoured to have a distinguished panel comprised of: Mr. Lyndon Chu Ling, […]
November 27, 2018

How a River Crossing Turned South-South Questions into Answers

You take your life in your hands when you cross the Makona River. Winding through Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone, the river is deep, wide and long. I’ve made it across, in the dugout canoes that ferry passengers back and forth […]
November 8, 2018

China partners with the ILO to advance South-South and triangular cooperation

The ILO and Chinese Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security (MOHRSS) join forces to promote full employment and decent work in Cambodia, Lao PDR, and Myanmar. On 6 November, in Beijing, the ILO Deputy Director-General Ms. Deborah Greenfield and […]
November 1, 2018

ILO hosts informal meeting of Geneva based agencies in preparation of the Second High-level United Nations Conference on South-South Cooperation (BAPA+40)

Hosted by the ILO on the 1 November, the meeting is co-convened by ILO, UNCTAD, and the South Centre, with the participation of UNOSSC, Geneva-based agencies (i.e. Unitaid, WIPO, UNECE, UNEP, UNITAR, IOM, WHO, ITC, ITU, UPU, SUN, UNDP) and […]
October 5, 2018

UPCOMING! ILO Solution Forum in the GSSD Expo 2018: Good practices for Decent Work on ILO Flagships Programmes and cross-cutting policy drivers towards BAPA+40

Taking place in New York from 28-30 November 2018, the upcoming annual Global South-South Development Expo will play an important role in the preparation for the Second High-level United Nations Conference on South-South Cooperation (BAPA+40 Conference) in March 2019. In […]
September 28, 2018

ILO Academy on Social and Solidarity Economy featured among United Nations Good Practices in South-South Cooperation for Sustainable Development

The importance of South-South and triangular cooperation in accelerating sustainable development has gained continued momentum over the last decades. There is growing consensus around sharing ideas, knowledge and skills to address common challenges and build shared strengths. Developing countries are […]
September 21, 2018

South-South Exchange workshop on Convention No.169 of the ILO: Capacity Building and Promoting Alliance among Latin American countries

Hosted by the ILO in Geneva, the workshop on the Convention No. 169 concerning Indigenous and Tribal Peoples successfully took place on the 18th September 2018. The workshop gathered high-level government officials and workers’ and employers’ representatives from Chile, Guatemala, Honduras, […]
September 5, 2018

Celebrating International South-South Cooperation Day and the Care Economy in ITC-ILO TURIN: Expert meeting on the Future of Work in Asia (17-19 Sept 2018)

Expert meeting on the Future of Work in Asia: Skills development strategies to promote employment-rich and equitable growth in the care economy   Hosted by the International Training Centre (ITC) of the International Labour Organization (ILO), the upcoming Expert Meeting […]