Institutional videos

September 2016

  1. ILO at work

    24 September 2016

    This video introduces the work of the International Labour Organization. The ILO is the only tripartite United Nations agency. It brings together government, employer and worker representatives from 187 Member States to set labour standards, develop policies and devise programmes to promote decent work for all women and men.

  2. The Future of Work Centenary Initiative

    06 September 2016

    The world of work is undergoing a major process of change. In order to understand and to respond effectively to these new challenges the International Labour Organization has launched a "Future of Work initiative" in order to be able to advance its mandate for social justice. The unit in charge of the Future of Work initiative seeks to involve the ILO's tripartite constituency fully and universally, but also to reach beyond them to the academic world and to all other relevant and interested actors. (Closed Captions available) Learn more at:

  3. Youth employment: Working poverty and the gender gap

    01 September 2016

    Work prospects for many young people still keep them in poverty, and if you are a young woman your chances of finding a quality job are even less likely.   Authors of the ILO’s World Employment and Social Outlook “Trends for Youth” report, Santo Milasi and Sheena Yoon explain. (Closed Captions available)

August 2016

  1. Report in short: Youth employment in 2016

    25 August 2016

    With youth unemployment again on the rise, authors of the ILO’s World Employment and Social Outlook “Trends for Youth” report, Steven Tobin and Stefan Kuehn look at how young people are doing in the world of work and what their prospects are for the future.

March 2016

  1. ILO Director-General calls for improved conditions for water workers

    22 March 2016

    In his message for World Water Day, Guy Ryder, ILO Director-General and Chair of UN-Water, highlights the situation of the some 1.5 billion people who work in water, many of whom are not recognized for the work they do, nor protected by basic labour rights.

December 2015

  1. New Global Estimates of Migrant Workers: The Report in Short

    16 December 2015

    Michelle Leighton, Chief of the Labour Migration branch at the ILO, explains the key findings of the new report on Global Estimates of Migrant Workers. Reliable, high quality and up-to-date statistics are crucial to understanding labour migration and countering misconceptions about migrants as we work towards fulfilling the goals and targets of the 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda. (Closed Captions available)

  2. From Waste to Green Jobs

    04 December 2015

    Recycling in Albania: Waste management and recycling have become important pillars in the construction of the green economy. They offer a wide variety of job opportunities in the public and private sectors.

November 2015

  1. Higher education no guarantee of a job

    17 November 2015

    The education level of the labour force is improving worldwide but access to a higher education is not leading to lower unemployment at the global level, says ILO economist Rosina Gammarano, a contributor to the 9th edition of the ILO’s “Key Indicators of the Labour Market” (KILM). (Closed Captions available)

  2. Exploring the Key Indicators of the Labour Market (KILM)

    17 November 2015

    Looking for an easy way to access key indicators on labour markets around the world? Steve Kapsos, Chief of the ILO's Data Production and Analysis Unit, shows how to use the 9th edition of the Key Indicators of the Labour Market (KILM) to identify the key trends and priority areas for labour market interventions. (Closed Captions available)

October 2015

  1. Bringing business together to promote disability in the workplace

    28 October 2015

    Recruiting people with disabilities into the workplace and retaining those who become disabled while employed is good for business and good for employees. The ILO Global Business and Disability Network supports companies to promote good practices and create more inclusive workplaces. (Closed Captions available)