1. B-roll: Vocational training gives young people in Madagascar a way out of gang crime

    10 August 2018

    Sunday, August 12 is International Youth Day and aims to draw attention to the challenges facing the world’s youth. Africa has the youngest population in the world and addressing the issue of youth employment is critical to the sustainable development of the continent. In the scenic port town of Diego-Suarez in northern Madagascar, a project supported by the ILO has helped fight urban violence, enabling young people to learn a trade and leave a life of crime behind.

  2. B-roll: Giving Madagascar’s child domestic workers a second chance

    12 June 2018

    In Madagascar, driven by poverty and lack of opportunity, many children work as domestic workers in conditions that can be dangerous for their health and safety. A project of the International Labour Organization aims to reduce the number of children in domestic work through awareness-raising and skills training.

  3. B-roll: Kailash Satyarthi - If the world can reach out to Mars, why can’t we reach out to every child who is in danger?

    12 June 2018

    “Today we know that the number of child labourers has decreased from more than 250 million to 152 million. So a lot has been achieved but it is not enough. If the world can reach out to Mars, why can’t we reach out to every single child who is in danger?” says Kailash Satyarthi, Nobel Peace Laureate and founder of the Global March Against Child Labour.

  4. B-roll: 24 million jobs to open up in the green economy

    15 May 2018

    According to the ILO report "World Employment and Social Outlook 2018: Greening with Jobs", action to limit global warming to 2 degrees Celsius will result in sufficient job creation to more than offset job losses of 6 million elsewhere.

  5. B-roll: From child labour to the Presidential Palace

    22 March 2018

    Lebanon has a new children’s choir – but this is a choir with a difference. All its members have, at some point in their lives, engaged in child labour – some in its worst and most hazardous forms. The choir is made up of Lebanese as well as Syrian and Palestinian refugee children. The choir’s first performance at the Presidential Palace in Baabda on the outskirts of the capital Beirut was attended by the President of Lebanon Michel Aoun.

  6. B-roll: Unemployment and decent work deficits to remain high in 2018

    23 January 2018

    As the global economy recovers but with a growing labour force, global unemployment in 2018 is projected to remain at a similar level to last year’s, says a new report by the International Labour Organization (ILO). According to the "World Employment and Social Outlook: Trends 2018", the global unemployment rate has been stabilizing after a rise in 2016. It is expected to have reached 5.6 per cent in 2017, with the total number of unemployed exceeding 192 million persons.


  1. B-roll: 4 billion people worldwide are without social protection

    29 November 2017

    According to new data presented in the World Social Protection Report 2017/19: Universal social protection to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals , only 45 per cent of the global population is effectively covered by at least one social benefit, while the remaining 55 per cent– 4 billion people – are left unprotected.

  2. B-roll: Global Employment Trends for Youth 2017

    20 November 2017

    Despite a significant fall in youth unemployment since the height of the economic crisis in 2009, persistent unemployment and a lack of quality job opportunities continue to hamper young people’s quest for decent work.

  3. B-roll: ILO Governing Body welcomes Qatar’s commitment to bolster migrant worker rights

    08 November 2017

    At its 331st Session, the International Labour Organization's Governing Body recognized progress made by Qatar, and welcomed its commitment to ensuring fundamental principles and rights at work for all workers and the resulting breakthrough to end the “kafala” sponsorship system.

  4. B-roll: Looking to the long-term sustainability of enterprises

    09 October 2017

    Download video coverage of the press briefing to launch the World Employment and Social Outlook 2017 report on sustainable enterprises at the Palais des Nations in Geneva, Switzerland, with additional archive b-roll of skills training and workplaces.