News and events on the future of work

  1. Tripartite Arab Meeting on the Future of Work

    The world of work is undergoing a period of profound transformation. How will these changes impact the Arab States and how can governments, employers and workers come together to build a future of decent work across the region?

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    Preparing the Future of Work We Want

    13 March 2017

    Deep transformations on the labour market challenge us to find new ways to ensure that work delivers the jobs and incomes that people need.

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    Women’s Economic Empowerment in the Changing World of Work

    13 March 2017

    "We bring our decent work mandate to the challenge of making the future of work we want – a future where women’s economic empowerment, gender equality and social justice are features of and drivers for a better world," says ILO Director-General Guy Ryder.

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    Cooperation in a changing world of work: Cooperatives and the Social Economy in the Future of Work

  5. National dialogue - Perceptions of “Future of Work” in Pakistan

    01 March 2017

    The video shows the national dialogue organised by Ministry of Overseas Pakistanis & HRD. Inputs from various stakeholders on 'Future of Work - Pakistan' highlighting future modalities and aspiration of local communities for next century and strategies required to improve the evolving work scenarios in relevance to technology and evolving forms of work in different sectors.

  6. Survey results – Perceptions of “Future of Work” in Pakistan

    01 March 2017

    The video presents the results of online survey conducted by the Ministry of Overseas Pakistanis & HRD in Pakistan to obtain feedback from all stakeholders from all segments of society on “Future of Work”. The survey covered 800 respondents from all over the country.

  7. Inequalities and the world of work: what role for industrial relations and social dialogue?

    The purpose of this conference will be to investigate the possible role of social dialogue and social partners and more generally industrial relations to reduce inequalities in the world of work. A particular attention will be paid to the contribution of social partners and social dialogue to reach a better balance between flexibility and security for both the employers and the workers.

  8. 5th Conference of the Regulating for Decent Work Network: Future of Work

  9. Caribbean Future of Work Forum, 2017

    The Forum will examine the drivers of change as they affect the world of work in the Caribbean and identify the proactive action needed to shape the future of work that the Caribbean wants.

  10. Sharan Burrow: What are the challenges and opportunities for unions in 2017?

    30 January 2017

    How can women’s trade union membership be improved and what are the unions’ priorities regarding the discussion on the future of work? These are some of the major challenges facing the trade union movement in 2017. In the following interview, Sharan Burrow, General Secretary of the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) discusses the main achievements of the trade union movement in 2016 and highlights major challenges and opportunities for unions in 2017.