1. Building back better: Indigenous Peoples’ Voices in the COVID-19 Pandemic

    Inequalities and discrimination experienced by the world’s over 476 million indigenous and tribal peoples are now exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic. As the United Nations General Assembly held its annual discussion on the rights of indigenous peoples, the ILO joined partners of the Indigenous Navigator initiative in hosting a webinar to hear from indigenous representatives from Africa, Asia and Latin America about their perspectives on building an inclusive and sustainable COVID-19 response.

  2. Webinar: Disability Inclusion in Economic Empowerment Strategies

    How to foster inclusion of persons with disabilities in rural economies

  3. Virtual high-level event: Guiding the COVID-19 response and recovery towards a better normal free from violence and harassment

    The role of ILO Violence and Harassment Convention, 2019 (No. 190) and Recommendation (No. 206)


  1. 100 Years of Maternity Protection: Transforming Leave and Care Policies for All


  1. ILO at the 39th session of the Human Rights Council

  2. ILO at the 2018 United Nations Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

  3. ILO at the Seventeenth Session of the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues

  4. © Club Med UK 2020

    International Women's Day 2018

  5. Rural Women at Work: Bridging the gaps

  6. Promoting a ’One-UN’ Approach to Indigenous Peoples’ Rights at the Country Level: The Second Phase of the UN Indigenous Peoples’ Partnership


  1. Indigenous women's rights and empowerment: Catalyst for an inclusive and sustainable economy

    ILO Side-event during the 36th Session of the UN Human Rights Council

  2. ILO at the Sixteenth Session of the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues

  3. ILO course on "Including diversity and preventing discrimination", 22-26 May 2017

    The ILO International Training Centre in Turin is organizing a training course in Turin. The deadline for sending applications is 22 April 2017.

  4. © Rajendra Shaw / Oxfam 2020

    International Women's Day 2017

    The ILO marked International Women’s Day with the launch of a ground-breaking new report which provides a global snapshot of attitudes about women and work for the first time ever. The report, which is based on data from the Gallup World Poll, was launched a special event at Gallup headquarters in Washington D.C. Speakers included actor, producer and activist Eva Longoria.

  5. Facebook interview with Eva Longoria

    On International Women's Day, the ILO hosted a live conversation with actor and women’s right activist, Eva Longoria. See what she had to say after taking part in the joint ILO/Gallup event on Women and the World of Work, at Gallup headquarters in Washington.

  6. Eva Longoria speaks up to promote gender equality at work

    Actor, producer and activist, Eva Longoria, takes part in a joint ILO/Gallup event in Washington DC to celebrate International Women’s Day, 8 March 2017.


  1. Tripartite Meeting of Experts on Violence against Women and Men in the World of Work

    The Governing Body of the ILO, at its 325th Session (November 2015), decided “to place a standard-setting item on ‘Violence against women and men in the world of work’ on the agenda of the 107th Session (June 2018) of the Conference” and “to convene a tripartite meeting of experts to provide guidance on which basis the Governing Body will consider, at its 328th Session (November 2016), the preparations for the first discussion of possible instruments by the Conference” (ILO, 2015a, para. 33(a) and (b)). The Meeting of Experts has been convened for 3–6 October 2016. Please note that this Meeting is by invitation only and not open to the public.

  2. Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity and Mental Health and Well-Being Discussion

    International rugby union referee Nigel Owens joins us at the ILO for a discussion on sexual orientation, gender identity, and mental health and well-being.

  3. International Women's Day 2016

    At the ILO in Geneva, a high-level, tripartite panel discussed what needs to be done to harness the potential of the sweeping Sustainable Development Agenda in order to promote gender equality and end all forms of discrimination against women in the world of work, and achieve full and productive employment and decent work for all by 2030.


  1. International Day of Persons with Disabilities 2015: A Day for All

    This year’s theme “A Day for All” gives us an opportunity to acknowledge the achievements and contributions of persons with disabilities in our families, workplaces, schools and communities. It is also a day to reaffirm our commitment toward embracing diversity in our lives, and to celebrate and welcome disability as part of human diversity.