News and events on the future of work

  1. The impact of digital and climate transitions on the labour market

    15 February 2022

    In a video statement to the EU labour ministers of the Employment, Social Policy, Health and Consumer Affairs Council (EPSCO), ILO Director-General, Guy Ryder, addresses the “need to accelerate and to steer the transition to a greener, more sustainable, more digital economy”.

  2. The ILO’s Fair Recruitment Initiative (FRI) builds momentum with its new advisory committee

    08 February 2022

    Representatives of the governments of Bangladesh, Italy, Kenya, Mexico, Qatar, Switzerland and Tunisia, the International Organisation of Employers (IOE), the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) and the Swiss Development Cooperation agency met for the first time in January 2022 as members of the Advisory Committee of the ILO Fair Recruitment Initiative. Committee Members will share knowledge and expertise, identify common challenges and opportunities and provide strategic guidance to the ILO in implementing the Fair Recruitment Initiative strategy for 2021-25.

  3. Winning videos of ILO’s One-Minute Video Competition on OSH

    03 February 2022

    Fatmawati, a student from Gresik, East Java, won first place in the one-minute video competition (Kompetisi Video Semenit/KOVID). The second one is Ganjar Jatmika Sukanda, a junior school teacher from Ciamis, West Java. And the third one is Belgi Apriliandy, a student from Yogyakarta.

  4. 12th Academy on Social and Solidarity Economy - Elective 5: SSE and formalisation of the informal economy

    31 January 2022

  5. 12th Academy on Social and Solidarity Economy – High-level panel 2: Partnerships for inclusive and sustainable development: SSE ecosystems beyond COVID-19 crisis

    31 January 2022

  6. EU-Korea Policy dialogue on the future of work

    The objective of this online dialogue is to bring together experts and stakeholders to discuss various future of work-related topics, including youth and older workers’ transitions, digitalization and new working arrangements.

  7. Big data and the future of work

    The workshop will discuss the possibilities of using big data sources to analyze ongoing future of work trends in both developed and developing economies.

  8. 12th Edition of the Academy on Social and Solidarity Economy

    27 January 2022

    The 12th edition of the ILO Global Academy on Social and Solidarity Economy focused on: “Building back better: the role of social and solidarity economy in a human-centred and planet sensitive recovery”. The Academy took place between the 15th and 26th of November 2021, online, with 200 participants from all over the world.

  9. Current situation and challenges of Social and Solidarity Economy (SSE) in Japan

    26 January 2022

  10. Educators and the changing world of education and work

    24 January 2022

    Effective lifelong learning and quality education for all is essential for a better future of work. If teachers, trainers and support workers are to fulfil this ambition they will need to master new technologies and learning techniques and receive support to deal with their expanded responsibilities.