News

October 2018

  1. © Paulo Alegria 2018

    Op-Ed

    An alternative path from crisis to recovery – growing through decent jobs

    16 October 2018

    Portugal has witnessed a remarkable economic and labour market recovery, resulting in substantial job creation. The country’s experience shows that there are alternatives paths to fiscal consolidation, other than the “austerity” policies that focus on reducing government deficits and the accumulation of debt. Policy makers elsewhere could learn from this.

  2. Gender equality

    Beware! Forgers and Helicopters may be damaging your business

    15 October 2018

    Have you ever worked with a Forger? Or a Helicopter? Or an Interpreter? I’ve worked with them all, but not because I work alongside James Bond. What’s more, I bet you have too, along with their colleagues, the Monopoliser and the Interrupter.

  3. © Miguel M. Almeida 2018

    ILO study

    ILO: Portugal’s post-crisis policies boosted growth and employment

    12 October 2018

    Successful results were supported by social dialogue between government and the social partners.

  4. International Day of the Girl

    Building a Skilled GirlForce for a more equal world

    11 October 2018

    On this year’s International Day of the Girl, on October 11, the global community should rethink how we prepare girls for a successful transition into the world of work. The world’s 600 million adolescent girls each have the potential, strength, creativity and energy to meet global industry demands.

  5. 20th International Conference of Labour Statisticians

    “Making the invisible visible”

    09 October 2018

    The 20th ILO International Conference of Labour Statisticians opened in Geneva on 10 October 2018. An interview with Rafael Diez de Medina, Director of ILO Statistics, about some of the key issues on the agenda.

  6. 19th American Regional Meeting

    ILO: Let’s make a better future of work in the Americas

    05 October 2018

    The tripartite constituents of the International Labour Organization approved the Panama Declaration, which calls on social partners to work together for the future of work in the region.

  7. Media advisory

    Conference to agree better ways of measuring work

    04 October 2018

    International Conference of Labour Statisticians is expected to propose better ways to create data that will help policy makers prepare for the future of work.

  8. 19th American Regional Meeting

    Ryder: Social dialogue, the key to a future of work with social justice

    02 October 2018

    At the opening of the 19th American Regional Meeting, ILO Director-General encourages governments, workers and employers to work together in order to face the challenges in the region.

September 2018

  1. 19th American Regional Meeting

    Past, present and future of work come together at the 19th American Regional Meeting in Panama

    28 September 2018

    In the run up to the ILO Centenary, representatives from the Americas will discuss the future of work between 2 and 5 October. For a century, Latin America was an active partner of the ILO, pioneering the organisation of regional meetings.

  2. © Pascal Böhme 2018

    International Day of Older Persons

    ILO report shows progress on global pension coverage but benefits are low

    28 September 2018

    ILO calls on member States to ensure adequate pensions for all.