July 31, 2017

ILO Co-organizes International Seminar on South-South Cooperation, Social Economy and SDGs Implementation (Cape Verde, 20-22 July 2017)

As a prelude to the 4th World Forum of Local Economic Development (which will be held in Praia, Cape Verde, in October 2017), the ILO co-organized the international seminar on South-South Cooperation, Social Economy and SDGs Implementation. The participants appreciated […]
September 4, 2017

ILO/China South-South cooperation project to expand employment services and enhance labour market information in Cambodia and Lao People’s Democratic Republic

An ILO/China South-South project has led to an improvement in the sharing of labour market data and closer cooperation between the Cambodian government, workers’ and employers’ organizations. The Project was designed to improve labour market efficiency and participation, reduce unemployment, […]
November 1, 2017

South-South Expo 2017: ILO Solution on Skills Development, Youth Employment in the Framework of South-South and Triangular Cooperation

Antalya, Turkey, 28 November 2017, 10.45am – 12.15pm The ILO Thematic Solution Forum aims to present development solutions relevant to youth and women employment in the framework of South-South and triangular cooperation. Particularly, the Forum will aim to provide results-based […]
March 14, 2018

The ILO Governing Body has adopted the paper on South-South and Triangular Cooperation and Decent Work

14 March 2018 – The ILO Governing Body has adopted today the paper on South-South and triangular cooperation and decent work, with the wide support of social partners and welcoming statements from employers, workers, and countries.      
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 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 […]