Resources on future of work

  1. ILO COOP 100 Interview

    ILO COOP 100 Interview with Iain MacDonald, former Director General of the International Cooperative Alliance

    04 August 2020

    Established in March 1920, the ILO’s Cooperatives Unit marks its Centenary in 2020. On this occasion, the ILO COOP 100 Interview series features past and present ILO colleagues and key partners who were closely engaged in the ILO's work on cooperatives and the wider social and solidarity economy (SSE). The interviews reflect on their experience and contributions in the past and shares their thoughts on the future of cooperatives and the SSE in a changing world of work.

  2. International Youth Day 2020

    #MyFutureofWork

    Young people and their look to a future that is #postCOVID in Latin America and the Caribbean. What comes after the crisis? The International Labour Organization (ILO) is calling for an urgent conversation: we want to hear youth voices through social media and invite them to a large virtual meeting on August 12.

  3. News

    IT for Change hosts a webinar on the potential of cooperatives as a means to organize workers in the platform economy

    29 July 2020

    IT for Change organized a session “Going co-op: A platform model for workers in the South” as part of RightsCon, an annual summit bringing together multidisciplinary actors from technologists, business leaders, and activists to journalists, and academics from all around the world to tackle the most pressing issues of human rights and technology.

  4. COVID-19:  Pandemic in the World of Work

    The ILO Global Summit Highlights: COVID-19 and the World of Work

    22 July 2020

    From the 1st to the 9th of July, the ILO hosted the largest ever online summit of workers, employers and government representatives to address the impact of COVID-19 on the world of work, and how to build a better future of work after the pandemic. Find out more: global-summit.ilo.org/en

  5. Event

    Debate|Who shapes the future of work, people or technology?

    2020 marks the 75th anniversary of the UN and the Decade of Action on the SDGs. The UN in China has initiated a series of activities to celebrate this year. The ILO Beijing office has joined this campaign by organizing a debate on “Who shapes the future of work, people or technology?” and developed a dialogue on the future of work with the Chinese youth.

  6. COVID-19: Promoting skills development

    Supporting the development of digital learning in Indonesia

    14 July 2020

    The ILO through its skills development programmes supports the capacity building of technical and vocational education and training (TVET) in 47 countries, including Indonesia. Nine Indonesian representatives have been part of the ILO’s e-learning programme.

  7. Virtual Global Summit

    ILO Global Summit builds commitment to create better world of work after COVID-19

    13 July 2020

    Global leaders discussed strategies to ensure the world of work after the COVID-19 pandemic tackles the vulnerabilities exposed by the outbreak, including a lack of social protection, the informal economy, inequality and climate change.

  8. Virtual Global Summit

    Global leaders to address ILO Virtual Global Summit on COVID-19 and the World of Work

    07 July 2020

    The largest ever online gathering of workers, employers and governments will discuss how to build back better in the post-pandemic recovery.

  9. Virtual Global Summit

    Regional events pave the way for global discussions on COVID-19 and the World of Work

    03 July 2020

    Participants from five ILO regions discussed the challenges of recovery and building back better, and their conclusions will feed into discussions at a ILO virtual Global Summit.

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    Virtual Summit

    ILO Global Summit on COVID-19 and the World of Work - Building a better future of work

    The International Labour Organization is to hold a virtual Global Summit to address the impact of COVID-19 on the world of work.