26 March 2015
The Head of ILO's Special Action Programme to Combat Forced Labour, Beate Andrees, writes about the new documentary "Food Chains", produced by actress Eva Longoria about the conditions of farmer workers in the United States.
ILO Governing Body
23 March 2015
UN Secretary-General's Special Advisor on Post-2015 Development Planning Amina Mohammed discusses the emerging post-2015 development agenda and the prominent role the Decent Work Agenda is taking on. She stressed the importance of individual members of the UN family being "fit for purpose" in supporting an integrated approach to sustainable development. Ms Mohammed was at the ILO attending a High-Level Segment of the ILO Governing Body.
ILO Governing Body
23 March 2015
Amina Mohammed, UN Special Advisor on Post-2015 Development Planning and Faruk Celik, Minister of Work and Social Security of Turkey addressed a High-Level Segment of the ILO Governing Body, discussing the emerging post-2015 development agenda and the priorities of the G20 Employment and Labour Ministers meeting to be held in Turkey in September 2015.
17 March 2015
The ILO celebrated International Women’s Day with a panel discussion on: “Women and the Future of Work: Beijing+20 and Beyond”. Participants included ILO Director-General Guy Ryder; Ambassador Regina Maria Cordeiro Dunlop, Permanent Representative, Permanent Mission of Brazil to the United Nations; Ms Maria Victoria Giulietti, Unión Industrial Argentina (UIA); Ms Brigitta Szabo-Zsura, Democratic League of Independent Trade Unions, Hungary; and Ms Shauna Olney, Chief, Gender, Equality and Diversity Branch (ILO).
16 March 2015
ILO News talks to a young Ivorian woman who in a few years went from selling goods at local markets to being a successful entrepreneur whose dreams reach beyond the Ivory Coast.
14 March 2015
Tens of thousands of workers are employed in Jordan's fast-growing garment sector. Eighty percent of these workers are migrants. In an effort to improve their living and working conditions, the International Labour Organization initiated the establishment of a workers' center in the largest industrial zone in Jordan.
13 March 2015
As the risks posed by climate change become more prevalent, often the people affected the most have the least capacity to adapt to those risks without help. In Fiji, the ILO's Cash for Work programme brought together government, communities and volunteers to help villagers threatened by climate change. The challenge: to move an entire village to higher ground. (Closed captions available)
11 March 2015
ILO Director-General underlines jobs for youth as a priority for international community, during a meeting with German Chancellor and the heads of other international organizations.
Jobs destroyed by conflict
10 March 2015
Palestinians in Gaza tell how they lost their livelihoods due to severe damage to buildings, vehicles, machinery and other productive assets caused by the Israeli military operation during the Israel-Gaza conflict of July-August 2014. These accounts accompany the release of the ILO study “The ‘Disemployment’ impact of the 2014 Conflict in Gaza: An ILO Damage Assessment and Recovery Strategy.”
International Women's Day
09 March 2015
Twenty years have passed since the 4th World Conference on Women adopted a far-reaching roadmap for achieving gender equality and women’s empowerment. ILO TV shows how far we've come, and how we can move farther and faster to get to where we want to go.