29 August 2016
Recently I travelled to Malawi to discuss jobs and water with Ministers, worker and employer groups. While there, I recalled that on World Water Day this year the President of the country, Peter Mutharika, was one of a number of heads of state who gave international recognition to the links between employment, development and managing our scarce water resources.
World Employment and Social Outlook 2016: Trends for Youth
24 August 2016
Ongoing ILO research shows that after a number of years of improvement, youth unemployment is set to rise in 2016 and young people are disproportionately affected by working poverty.
19 August 2016
12 August 2016
“What works?” is one of the most recurrent questions we receive from those looking for efficient solutions to address the youth employment challenge. Turning this demand into action is at the centre of our efforts.
International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples
08 August 2016
On the occasion of International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples 2016, the ILO hosted a panel on the critical role of indigenous and tribal peoples as agents of change in both achieving the Sustainable Development Goals and combating climate change.
05 August 2016
The 10 million Chinese migrants working abroad often fall prey to deceptive recruitment practices and other labour abuses.
ILO Bureau for Employer’s Activities launches a report on Convention 169 and its implementation in four Latin American countries
04 August 2016
The study, from the employer’s point of view, looks at the regulation processes of prior consultation, its impact in investment projects in the four countries and the main difficulties uncovered. It also provides recommendations in order to allow progress in the Convention’s implementation.
03 August 2016
A new ILO initiative aims to protect workers travelling abroad from unfair and deceptive hiring practices.
27 July 2016
In our latest blog post, ISSA Secretary General Hans-Horst Konkolwsky looks at the challenges to social security posed by the “gig economy” and new forms of work.
22 July 2016
At a meeting hosted by the Chinese Prime Minister with the heads of several international organizations, Guy Ryder highlighted the need to boost labour incomes and household consumption.