1. Independent workers and the self-employed need additional support, says ILO

    23 March 2020

    ILO Director-General Guy Ryder talks about the importance of governments working together to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic, and calls for more support for the most vulnerable workers.

  2. Building More Effective Enforcement in Thai Fishing

    08 October 2019

    Labour inspectors share challenges and successful stories, best practices on interview techniques to conduct effective inspections, and tools that can help labour inspectors identify forced labour violations.

  3. EU-US young leaders share their views on the Future of work

    17 April 2018

    The ILO interviewed two young leaders about their views on the future of work, in the margins of the EU-US Young Leaders Seminar 2018.

  4. A new chance at employment for Syrian refugees in Jordan

    19 March 2018

    Syrians forced to leave their country because of the war, now living in refugee camps in Jordan, have a new chance at employment. It's thanks to a job fair at an ILO employment centre for refugees, funded by the European Union.

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    ILO Regional Director for Africa talks about the Africa-Europe relationship

    05 December 2017

    Cynthia Samuel-Olonjuwon highlights the universal nature of international labour standards and Sustainable Development Goals in an interview with France 24

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    Guy Ryder speaks at launch of EU Pillar of Social Rights

    01 December 2017

    The ILO Director-General talks about the importance of decent work as he addresses EU leaders at a high-level seminar at the EU Social Summit

  7. How Better Work and SCORE make a difference in the supply chains

    07 June 2017

    Dan Rees, Director of Better Work, and Michael Elkin, Chief Technical Adviser of SCORE, explain how these programmes create decent jobs in the supply chains.

  8. Guy Ryder: "The future of work is not determined, we can shape it."

    03 July 2016

    ILO Director-General Guy Ryder discusses policies to shape the future of work on the occasion of a conference organized by ETUI and ETUC in Brussels on 27-29 June 2016, entitled “Shaping the new world of work”.

  9. Migration in Italy: What are the Unions' expectations?

    16 June 2015

    The following is an interview with Silvana Cappuccio from The Italian General Confederation of Labour (CIGL), who expresses her views about Unions' expectations to organize and protect the migrant workers in Italy. Ms. Cappuccio also explains how the ILO can work with Unions to facilitate the implementation of new labour standard to facilitate the transition from informal to formal economy.

  10. Austria: Precarization of jobs and widening of informal economy

    08 June 2015

    The transition from informal to formal economy is one of the topics of discussion at the 104th International Labour Conference which is being held from 1st to 13 June 2015 in Geneva. The following is an interview with Walter Sauer from the Austrian Confederation of Trade Unions who expresses his views about the precarization of jobs and the widening of informal economy in Austria.