News and events on the future of work
ILO and European Commission agree new employment research to advance social justice
18 May 2023
The research aims to fill policy gaps and better communicate findings to policymakers and other stakeholders.
Women, Work, and the Platform Economy: A Global South Perspective
The International Labour Organization and the Just Jobs Network are partnering to have a conversation about Women, Work and the Platform Economy in the Global South.
ILO joins informal meeting of EU Ministers of Employment and Social Policy on mismatch between skills and jobs
04 May 2023
At the Informal meeting of the EU Ministers of Employment and Social Policy (EPSCO), Heinz Koller, ILO Assistant Director-General, underlined the importance of adapting skills policies to anticipate skills needs for future green jobs.
Gilbert F. Houngbo, Director-General of the International Labour Organization - Time to prioritize social justice
30 April 2023
May 1st is widely known as Labour Day, a day when we celebrate the contribution of workers worldwide. It is a moment for pride, celebration and hope.
High Level Meeting Builds Momentum for Global Accelerator on Jobs and Social Protection for Just Transitions
27 April 2023
Employment policies for social justice
The 2023 Symposium, organized in partnership with the European Commission's (EC) Joint Research Centre (JRC), focuses on the theme of employment policies and social justice. The Symposium will highlight the latest thinking on how integrated national employment policies tailored to the circumstances of countries promote inclusive transitions and social justice.
Automation and employment in the apparel and automotive sectors in Mexico: Findings from case studies
Organized by the “Building Partnerships on the Future of Work” project, in collaboration with the ILO Country Office for Mexico and Cuba, this webinar will bring together experts to share findings from case studies of selected manufacturing establishments of the automotive, and apparel and footwear sectors in Mexico, and discuss technological change and the future of work in these sectors.
Digitalization during the Covid-19 Crisis: Implications for Productivity and Labor Markets in Advanced Economies
Discussion note: The pandemic accelerated digitalization and triggered a partial catch-up by less digitalized entities in advanced economies
Employment, informality and social protection in the Solomon Islands
23 March 2023
Solomon Islands’ first National Employment Policy is currently under development.
Fair Recruitment Initiative for Africa
09 March 2023
The regional launch of Phase II of the ILO Fair Recruitment Initiative is an opportunity to expand the implementation of successful fair recruitment approaches to other countries in Africa