News on Least developed countries

May 2022

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    Social Dialogue

    Collective agreements contribute to fighting inequality, says ILO

    05 May 2022

    Collective bargaining played a crucial role during the pandemic and can provide an effective means for employers and workers to tackle the new challenges that are shaking up the world of work.

April 2022

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    Economic and social development in LDCs

    Progress in Least Developed Countries stalled by multiple crises

    29 April 2022

    Structural weaknesses in Least Developed Countries (LDCs) will be exacerbated if they are not able to fully participate in the global recovery.

March 2021

  1. News

    Joint UNTFSSE-SEE event in the framework of European Social Economy Summit

    29 March 2021

    Social Economy Europe and the UN Taskforce on Social and Solidarity Economy will co-organise the event “Social and Solidarity Economy: leading the implementation of the 2030 Agenda and the contribution to a fair recovery”.

October 2020

  1. Joint Sida-ILO-UNHCR Workshop

    Putting Nexus into Practice: Using and Developing Markets to Promote Livelihoods and Decent Work in Fragile Contexts

    21 October 2020

    How ILO and UNHCR Went from Talk to Walk Using a Joint Approach for Inclusive Market Systems

May 2020

  1. Press release

    ILO and Fafo launch rapid impact assessment of COVID-19 on workers in Jordan

    01 May 2020

    The assessment highlights the vulnerabilities of informally employed workers, including Syrian refugees, during lockdown.

March 2019

  1. Event

    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".

June 2016

  1. Video

    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.

  2. 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.

December 2015

  1. Event

    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.

March 2015

  1. Partnership

    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.