Comment and analysis


  1. © J. Maillard / ILO 2015

    Labour market

    A remedy for inequality

    24 February 2015

    Building and bolstering labour market institutions is crucial for reducing inequality because market forces alone will not do the job.

  2. © Lydie Nesvabda 2015

    ILO Blog

    Can cooperatives deliver more jobs and greater social inclusion in a changing world of work?

    18 February 2015

  3. ILO Blog

    The SMART way to show your love on Valentine’s Day

    13 February 2015

  4. Article

    4 things you should know about NEETs

    06 February 2015

    NEETs, young people who are not in employment, education or training have become shorthand for many of the woes facing today's young people. But how is it measured and who are we really talking about when we use it?

  5. © M. Crozet / ILO 2015

    ILO-UNCTAD book

    Transforming economies

    03 February 2015

    ILO-UNCTAD book uses case studies to probe how industrial policies can transform economies to create better jobs.

  6. Blog post

    How can we create decent jobs in the digital age? Blog post by ILO director General

    19 January 2015

    Blog post published on the World Economic Forum website. by ILO director-General Guy Ryder


  1. ILO Blog

    What can the fight against HIV teach us about Ebola?

    19 December 2014

    Margherita Licata and Kofi Amekudzi, Technical Specialists ILOAIDS, discuss the successes of ILO's work to combat HIV in the workplace for lessons that could be applied in containing other diseases such as the Ebola outbreak in West Africa.

  2. ILO blog

    “What I learned from a day at the docks with Thailand’s labour inspectors”

    08 December 2014

    In our latest blog post, ILO’s Kuanruthai Siripatthanakol heads to some of Thailand’s busiest fishing ports to see the challenges faced by labour inspectors as they work to combat forced labour, child labour and other rights violations in the country’s fishing and seafood processing industry.

  3. ILO blog

    Children belong in school, not in supply chains

    28 November 2014

  4. © Nonie Reyes / World Bank 2015


    Five ways in which the ILO is working on climate change

    28 November 2014