News and events


  1. Publication

    ILO Development Cooperation Manual

    19 January 2022

    The ILO currently conducts some 630 projects in more than 100 countries, with the support of 120 development partners. The manual is intended for all ILO staff, in both the field and at headquarters, who are involved in development cooperation projects.

  2. Press release

    ILO signs two separate Memoranda of Understanding (MoUs) with Smart Energy Limited of Zambia (Smartnet) and Renewables Management Services of South Africa (RMS).

    17 January 2022

    The International Labour Organization (ILO) Country Office Lusaka has signed two separate Memoranda of Understanding (MoUs) with Smart Energy Limited of Zambia (Smartnet) and Renewables Management Services of South Africa (RMS).

  3. Fact-sheet

    Core Voluntary Funding (RBSA) for ILO development cooperation (Update, January 2022)

    17 January 2022

    This fact sheet describes recent developments in the RBSA funding modality, its allocation and management, monitoring and evaluation, and results to date. It summarizes trends in 2018-20, and provides details on contributions for 2016-21.

  4. Press release

    ILO: 2.2 million workers affected by Typhoon Odette in the Philippines

    14 January 2022

    One month since Super Typhoon Odette (Rai) hit the Philippines, a new ILO assessment reveals nearly 2.2 million workers have been directly affected.

  5. News

    Strengthening resilience of small businesses through access to knowledge and finance in Turkana County

    13 January 2022

    Under the PROSPECTS programme, the ILO and its partners are imparting business management skills to upskill enterprises owned by refugee and host communities in Turkana County, Kenya.

  6. News

    Bringing recognition to the skills of informal “Jua Kali” sector workers in Kenya

    06 January 2022

    Launch of the 'Recognition to prior learning' process in Kenya will enhance the employability of local refugee and host community youth. It will validate the under-recognised competencies of artisans and provide them new work opportunities.


  1. News

    ILO and KOICA launch a new development cooperation project in Tunisia

    15 December 2021

    Signature of the agreement for the implementation of the cooperation project "Strengthening the impact of employment policies and supporting the creation of ICT-based jobs for young people and women in Tunisia" between the Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) – Tunisia office and the International Labour Organization (ILO) - Country Office for Algeria, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco and Tunisia.

  2. Decent work for peace

    ILO and Interpeace sign Memorandum of Understanding to strengthen conflict-sensitive and peace-responsive programming

    10 December 2021

    ILO and Interpeace sign MoU to expand global peace responsive approaches.

  3. Press release

    International Labour Organization (ILO) and Malawi Congress of Trade Unions partner for trade union action to accelerate the elimination of child labour

    02 December 2021

    “As MCTU, we look forward to leveraging this partnership to further enhance our ongoing efforts to build the capacity of our affiliated trade unions, especially those representing workers in the formal and informal sectors, as well as smallholder trusts, associations, and cooperatives, in the targeted tea and coffee-growing communities to identify and address child labour and its root causes,” MCTU Secretary General Mr. Madalitso Njolomole.

  4. Press release

    The ILO and China reaffirm the strategic South-South Cooperation partnership in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic

    01 December 2021