Making Migration Work
02 October 2013
As a High-Level Dialogue on International Migration and Development is taking place in New York, ILO Director General Guy Ryder discusses ways to improve labour migration governance for the benefit of all.
World Tourism Day
25 September 2013
On the occasion of World Tourism Day (27 September), ILO Senior Tourism Specialist Wolfgang Weinz and ILO Senior Gender Specialist Susan Maybud talk about the role that tourism can play in achieving poverty reduction and gender equality.
17 September 2013
By Nada al-Nashif and Zafiris Tzannatos
05 September 2013
Fighting forced labour
15 July 2013
The 5-year joint DFID/ILO programme aims to prevent over 100,000 girls and women from South Asia from falling victim to child and labour trafficking.
12 December 2012
The oil and gas industry is facing increasing shortages of skilled workers. This could be an opportunity for oil- and gas-producing countries to boost the involvement of their local workforce.
15 August 2012
Which Arab country will be the first to ratify the Convention on Decent Work for Domestic Workers?
The global jobs crisis: the G-20 must act now to avoid a lost decade – Op-Ed by ILO Director-General Juan Somavia
02 November 2011
The world employment outlook is dire. Unemployment stands at more than 200 million, and is rising. The current rate of global jobs growth, at 1 per cent or less per year, will not replace the 30 million jobs lost since the crisis began in 2008.
Statement - Social Justice
World Day of Social Justice 2011- Juan Somavia: ‘Time for a new era of social justice based on decent work’
17 February 2011
It is time to build a new era of social justice on a foundation of decent work. Recent events flashing across the world’s television screens have brought into sharp focus demands that have been brewing in the hearts of people: the desire for a decent life and a decent future based on social justice.