Slideshows

2018

  1. © Christian Tasso 2018

    Fifteen per cent – A celebration of diversity

    03 December 2018

    Fifteen per cent of the world’s population are persons with disabilities. Of these, 80 per cent are of working age. With many facing barriers to equal opportunities, the ILO works to improve their access to decent work. To mark International Day of Persons with Disabilities, artist and photographer, Christian Tasso, has created an exhibition – to be shown at the ILO – that shows how our communities and the world of work are enriched when they are inclusive and celebrate diversity. See a selection of his photos here.

  2. We need safe and healthy workplaces for young people

    27 April 2018

    To celebrate World Day for Safety and Health at Work on 28 April and the World Day against Child Labour in June, the ILO is hosting the ‘Generation Safe and Healthy’ photo exhibition at its headquarters in Geneva – part of a campaign to keep young workers safe in the workplace and to end child labour.

  3. The fight against sex tourism on Madagascar’s beaches

    12 April 2018

    An ILO project in the area of Tuléar supports community efforts to fight commercial sexual exploitation of children, one of the worst forms of child labour.

  4. Promoting Better Work for women in Vietnam’s garment sector

    29 March 2018

    The Better Work programme helps improve working conditions in garment factories, while making the sector more competitive.

2017

  1. Exhibition “Making Decent Work a reality on the world stage”

    02 November 2017

    The ILO is hosting a new exhibition which cuts across the 2030 Agenda and its Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), showing the world of work as it is. A world of challenges, progress and hope.

  2. © USAID Nepal 2018

    “Cooperatives ensure no one is left behind”

    01 July 2017

    This year, the theme of International Day of Cooperatives focuses on inclusion: “Cooperatives ensure no one is left behind”.

  3. ILO report says indigenous peoples are key to the success of policies combating climate change

    26 April 2017

    A new ILO report, "Indigenous Peoples and Climate Change: From Victims to Change Agents through Decent Work", explores why indigenous peoples are particularly vulnerable to climate change and what can be done to support them in their role as agents of change.

2016

  1. Building skills and formalizing employment for Syrian refugees in Jordan

    29 November 2016

    The ILO is implementing a new project in Jordan aimed at helping Syrian construction workers obtain permits, occupational certificates and social security enrolment. The UK-funded project is part of wider efforts to help formalize the work of Syrian refugees in specific sectors in Jordan. Some of the workers explain what it means to them to be formally employed in the country.

  2. Exhibition “Building a future of decent work for refugees and migrant workers”

    27 October 2016

    The ILO is hosting a new exhibition highlighting the challenges and opportunities that migrant workers and refugees face and the positive impact that the ILO’s decent work approach can have on their lives.

  3. Progress on Sustainable Development Goals will depend on promotion of sustainable rural livelihoods

    26 September 2016

    Over 80 per cent of the poor in developing and emerging countries live in rural areas and nearly two-thirds of the working extreme poor are employed in agriculture.