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 […]
August 16, 2018

South-South and Triangular Cooperation for strengthening workplace injury compensation system in Pakistan

On Monday, 16th July 2018, ILO Country Office in Islamabad organised a one-day Consultation gathering National Social Security Institutions, relevant Departments and Organisations, and four provincial ESSI representatives to discuss the challenges and develop the province-specific strategy to reform Pakistan […]
August 2, 2018

South-South Expert Knowledge Sharing Forum on Policy Innovations and Lessons Learned on Enterprise Formalization (Manila, 16-18 July 2018)

The Forum aims to support the Philippines to achieve decent work through enterprise formalization by further empowering policymakers and informal economy leaders to design and implement an appropriate policy mix. The three-day Forum brought together around 30 high level policy […]
July 13, 2018

Promoting inclusive labour market solutions in the Western Balkans: Peer learning exchange across Western Balkan countries (Budapest, 25-26 June 2018)

Hosted by the ILO Country Office (CO) Budapest with funding from Austrian Development Agency, the final event of the ILO sub-regional project-Promoting inclusive labour market solutions in the Western Balkans- took place on the 25th and 26th June 2018 in […]
June 29, 2018

The overview of the ILO Academy on South-South and Triangular Cooperation is now available in seven different languages

South-South cooperation complements traditional North-South by incorporating the idea that, “through a spirit of solidarity, developing countries can provide sustainable solutions to their own problems and at lower cost.” Thus, “the efforts of South-South cooperation, including identifying successful experiences in […]
June 4, 2018

South-South and Triangular Cooperation was a major cross-cutting theme of the 1st ILO Academy on Decent Work for Portuguese-speaking countries

The ILO Academy on Decent Work for lusophone countries gathered more than 100 participants and experts from all Member States of the Community of Portuguese Speaking Countries (CPLP), from the 28th May to the 1st June 2018 in Turin, Italy. This […]