News

April 2019

  1. © Paul Hennessy / NurPhoto 2019

    Occupational safety and health

    New safety and health issues emerge as work changes

    18 April 2019

    A new report on Occupational Safety and Health (OSH), published ahead of the World Day for Safety and Health at Work on 28 April, reviews the ILO’s 100 years of achievements, and reveals some of the emerging challenges and opportunities in creating better working environments.

  2. © World Future Council 2019

    Youth employment

    Awarding innovative policies to empower youth

    18 April 2019

    National, local and regional governments and non-governmental organizations are encouraged to showcase decent work policies that help youth reach their full potential.

  3. International Law conference

    ILO hosts ‘ILO100 - Law for Social Justice’ conference

    18 April 2019

    Leading legal scholars and practitioners met at ILO headquarters in Geneva for an international conference to mark the ILO’s Centenary with discussions of key issues including social and labour rights and the quest for social justice as well as the contribution of the ILO to the development of public international law.

  4. International Labour Conference

    Media accreditation information for the 108th ILO International Labour Conference

    17 April 2019

  5. Waste management

    Urgent action needed to better manage e-waste: ILO

    17 April 2019

    Representatives of governments, workers’ and employers’ organizations agree more must be done, and urgently, to manage the millions of tonnes of e-waste produced each year.

  6. Media advisory

    ILO to launch new report on occupational safety and health

    16 April 2019

  7. ILO100

    The ILO 24-Hour Global Tour

    11 April 2019

    On April 11, a marathon of performances and presentations circulated the globe for 24 hours in celebration of the ILO's 100th anniversary.

  8. ILO100

    UN General Assembly commemorates the ILO Centenary

    08 April 2019

    A special session marks the ILO’s 100 years, followed by a series of high-level discussions on the future of work.

  9. Blog

    I’m a woman, a bricklayer, and I want change!

    05 April 2019

  10. Forced and child labour

    Activists welcome progress towards eradication of forced labour, child labour in Uzbekistan

    03 April 2019

    A conference in Brussels has welcomed an ILO report that found the Uzbek government did not systematically use child labour or forced labour during the 2018 cotton harvest. The report found that government reforms are having an impact, but that there are still many challenges at local level.