05 October 2018
The 19th American Regional Meeting took place in Panama from 2-5 October 2018. Throughout the century, the ILO has always been present in the Americas, which pioneered ILO regional meetings worldwide.
03 September 2018
The countdown has begun to the 100th anniversary of the founding of the International Labour Organization. With multiple events and commemorations planned, 2019 will be a year of global celebrations to mark the ILO’s vision of universal peace based on social justice.
28 June 2018
Investment in the care economy needs to be doubled to avert a looming global care crisis, says a new ILO report "Care work and care jobs for the future of decent work" . Sweeping changes in policies should address the rising need for care and tackle the huge disparity between women’s and men’s care responsibilities.
06 June 2018
In the three years since the International Labour Conference adopted Recommendation 204 on the transition from the informal to the formal economy, a global campaign to address the informal economy has gathered momentum. One of the best practices has emerged in the Central Asian Republic of Tajikistan, in an unlikely place. It's a traveling theatre stage, featuring some of the country's top stars, committed to raising awareness about the informal economy and rights at work.
30 May 2018
The world of work is undergoing a major process of change driven by technology, demographics and climate change. In order to understand and respond effectively to these new challenges the ILO has launched a "Future of Work initiative".
17 May 2018
What are the five things you need to know about the ILO's "World Employment and Social Outlook 2018: Greening with Jobs" report? ILO experts explain.
11 May 2018
Maternity Protection is a fundamental right enshrined in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and is defined in ILO international labour standards. Listen to why maternity protection is everyone’s business.
19 April 2018
To tackle abusive and fraudulent recruitment practices, the ILO has developed general principles and operational guidelines for fair recruitment of migrant labour. This video shows guidelines that address enterprise responsibilities in the recruitment process.
19 April 2018
To tackle abusive and fraudulent recruitment practices, the ILO has developed general principles and operational guidelines for fair recruitment of migrant labour. This video shows guidelines that can be helpful specifically to governments in the recruitment process.
08 March 2018
On International Women’s Day, the ILO draws attention to the challenges rural women face at work and explores ideas for bridging the gaps. Investing in rural women is the right thing to do as addressing gender inequality and promoting decent work for rural women will translate into economic and social gains for all.