News

June 2018

  1. Global Summit in Singapore

    The future we want depends on innovative policies, responsible business conduct and people-centred technology

    14 June 2018

    ILO head says that “businesses have a central role to play in fighting the global scourge of forced labour”.

  2. © Evgeni Zotov 2018

    World Day against Child Labour

    Kyrgyzstan: Looking for digital solutions to combat child labour

    12 June 2018

    The ILO in Kyrgyzstan partnered with young information technology (IT) specialists to find ways of applying innovative digital technologies to help monitor child labour.

  3. Press release

    Economic policy cooperation necessary to address global challenges

    11 June 2018

    Joint press release by Federal Chancellor Angela Merkel, IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde, OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría, ILO Director-General Guy Ryder, WTO Director-General Roberto Azevêdo, World Bank Group Chief Executive Officer Kristalina Georgieva and AfDB President Akinwumi Adesina on the occasion of their meeting in Berlin on 11 June 2018.

  4. 333rd Governing Body

    ILO Governing Body elects Ambassador de la Puente Ribeyro as new chairperson

    09 June 2018

    Ambassador de la Puente Ribeyro from Peru will head the International Labour Organization’s Executive Body for the period 2018-2019.

  5. Article

    Summary of the work of the Committees of the 107th International Labour Conference

    08 June 2018

  6. 107th International Labour Conference

    ILO tripartism “a most potent antidote” to negative political trends and discourse

    08 June 2018

    World parliament of labour heads for ground-breaking new standards on violence at work and supports renewed push for gender equality.

  7. 107th International Labour Conference

    President of Ireland: Global solidarity dedicated to social justice and equality for all is key to building peace

    07 June 2018

    President of Ireland, Michael D. Higgins, made a passionate call for an approach to work that could meet the contemporary demands of social justice. He made the remarks in an address at the World of Work Summit of the International Labour Conference that discussed “Employment and Decent work for Peace and Resilience”.

  8. International Labour Standards

    ILO Conference abrogates six Conventions, withdraws three Recommendations

    05 June 2018

    A two-thirds majority of votes at the International Labour Conference was required for the abrogation.

  9. Press release

    ILO and Singapore moving forward to promote decent work in Southeast Asia

    05 June 2018

  10. World Day Against Child Labour

    We must tackle the root causes of child labour: ILO Director-General

    04 June 2018

    ILO Director-General Guy Ryder highlighted the importance of addressing the root causes of child labour, including in unpaid family work in agriculture. He spoke at a panel on child labour held on the sidelines of the International Labour Conference.