- A strong social safety net will help mitigate the employment impact of COVID-19.
- The ILO calls on all countries to ratify ILO Convention 190 to end violence and harassment in the world of work once and for all.
- The number of young people currently not in employment, education or training (NEET) is rising, and young women are more than twice as likely as their male counterparts to be affected, according to the new International Labour...
It’s your future it’s our planet. So why should the future of work put people and planet first? What do you think? Post your answer with #MyFutureOurPlanet to raise your voice on #SocialJusticeDay.
February 19, 2020 from News
Thirty years after the adoption of the only international Convention on the rights of indigenous peoples, a new ILO report finds they are still more likely to be poor and face particular hardships in the world of work.
January 30, 2020 from News
Migrant and national garment workers and a garment factory manager in Jordan share their perspectives on the role and significance of the ILO and the future of work. Since 2009, Better Work has joined forces with workers, employers and...
January 22, 2020 from News
The gap between rich and poor is larger than we thought. The "World Employment and Social Outlook – Trends 2020" report has identified major blind spots in our understanding of inequality.
January 19, 2020 from News
Thailand’s ratification of the 2014 Protocol to the Forced Labour Convention (P29) – the first country in Asia to do so – marked an important shift in the country’s fishing and seafood industry. These changes were a product of tripartite...
January 5, 2020 from News
UN Secretary-General António Guterres and ILO Director-General Guy Ryder launch the Climate Action for Jobs Initiative ahead of panel discussion on Climate for Jobs at COP25.
December 12, 2019 from News
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Countless sanitation workers in the developing world work in conditions that endanger their lives and health, and violate their dignity and rights. To mark World Toilet Day, the ILO, World Bank, World Health Organization and Water Aid...
November 18, 2019 from News
100 years ago, the ILO adopted the first-ever international standard on maternity protection. Since then the definition of maternity protection has expanded and its importance has become more widely appreciated. But, despite this...
November 7, 2019 from News
ILO experts Dragan Radic and Florence Bonnet explain why small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) should be getting your attention when looking at the future of work.
October 30, 2019 from News
UNIGE lecture followed by a panel
October 15, 2019 from News
The multimedia video highlights workshops in North Sulawesi and in Bali aimed to promote decent work in the fishing sector of Indonesia.
October 13, 2019 from News
Esther Acebo calls for investing in skilling workers to access new job opportunities in the green economy. Let's work to protect our planet and its people. ⠀
September 23, 2019 from News
In the run up to the UN Climate Summit in New York in September, the ILO is asking government leaders to commit to taking action, to ensure that the transition to greener economies benefit people and planet.
August 25, 2019 from News
To mark International Day for the remembrance of the slave trade, artist and ILO advocate, Gill Button, calls for justice for victims of trafficking and those who are in forced labour.
August 22, 2019 from News
The dark, seedy world of forced labour is evoked by Malaysian poet, Nazreen Mohamad, accompanied on piano by Filipina domestic worker, Rizalina Miranda. The poem, produced with the support of the International Labour Organization, calls...
August 22, 2019 from News