News and events on the future of work

  1. Ideas on the future of work: Raymond Torres

    19 January 2016

    The International Labour Organization hosted a discussion looking at the future of work and the implications of technology on jobs. Raymond Torres, Director of the ILO Research Department, introduces the Future of Work Cenenary Initiative.

  2. Ideas on the future of work: Nouri Mzid

    19 January 2016

    The International Labour Organization hosted a discussion looking at the future of work and the implications of technology on jobs. Panellist Prof. Nouri Mzid, Professor in the Law Faculty at the University of Sfax in Tunis, shares his thoughts on the subject. (In French with subtitles in English)

  3. Guy Ryder urges enterprise to make the future work for all

    07 January 2016

    The ILO's Director-General Guy Ryder speaks at the Confederation of Norwegian Enterprise (NHO) Annual Conference on the theme: "The Future of Work".

  4. Communicating freedom of association and collective bargaining rights: A training course for media professionals

    The course aims to equip media professionals with the knowledge and competences to report on freedom of association and collective bargaining rights and to raise public awareness of internationally recognized human and labour rights in this area.

  5. “Predicting the Unpredictable – The Future of Work”

    06 October 2015

    Keynote speech by Guy Ryder, Director-General of the International Labour Organization (ILO) on the occasion of the First Annual Global Employers' Summit in Bahrain.

  6. Training on Monitoring and Results Measurement in Private Sector Development

    New training introducing to the core principles and practice of monitoring and results measurement in private sector development. 7 - 11 December 2015

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    Regulating work in the ‘gig economy’

    15 July 2015

    The digital age provides new opportunities to work in disparate locations and time zones but how can we ensure crowd-work is decent work? Senior ILO Economist Janine Berg and Technical Officer on Non-Standard Forms of Employment, Valerio De Stefano look at regulation of the ‘gig economy’.

  8. 4th Conference on Regulating for Decent Work: Developing and Implementing Policies for a Better Future at Work

    Together with universities from around the globe, the ILO is holding a conference to discuss policies for a better future at work.

  9. "There are fundamental questions to answer on the place and function of work in today's society"

    04 July 2015

    Opening address by ILO Director-General Guy Ryder at the 4th Regulating for Decent Work Conference.

  10. ILO Director-General calls for global initiative on the future of work

    01 June 2015

    "We need to look at the longer term drivers of change, the transformational mega-trends, and what they imply for the goals we pursue in the ILO in its second century," said Guy Ryder in front of more than 4,000 delegates gathering in Geneva.