1. Flexible Working Arrangements Help Australia Maintain Employment During Economic Crisis

    01 December 2009

    "We need to maintain medium and long-term thinking, even though we have a short-term crisis, and that means trying to sustain employment and the skills base of our economy even though demand has dropped off," said Peter Anderson, Chief Executive of the Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, in an interview with ILO TV about the Global Jobs Pact and the Australian labour market.

  2. Employment in Latin America: A CNN Interview with ILO Director-General

    05 October 2009

    In a CNN interview with Luis Carlos Velez, ILO Director-General, Juan Somavia, talks about the employment situation in Latin America. (in Spanish)

  3. Concentrate, Concentrate on Jobs

    17 June 2009

    Richard Quest of CNN's "Quest Means Business" discusses the Global Jobs Pact with ILO Director-General Juan Somavia during the Global Jobs Summit

  4. Global Jobs Summit draws world leaders to Geneva

    17 June 2009

    BBC World Business Report covers the first day of the Global Jobs Summit and looks at the meaning of the Global Jobs Pact.

  5. Delegate Dialogues: Committee of the Whole on Crisis Responses

    12 June 2009

    A special Committee of the Whole on Crisis Responses was convened by the Conference to examine in detail the elements of a global response to the jobs crisis. Delegates share their perspectives on the work of the Committee.

  6. Quest for Jobs

    02 June 2009

    25 May 2009 - CNN's Richard Quest examines the severity of the jobs crisis, its impact on wages and how long it is likely to last with ILO's Raymond Torres on "Quest Means Business".

  7. ILO proposes a Global Jobs Pact

    24 March 2009

    According to a new report from the ILO, not enough money from economic stimulus packages is devoted to job creation. BBC World Business report talks to ILO Director-General Juan Somavia about the ILO's proposal for a "Global Jobs Pact."

  8. Rising Unemployment: Cause for more crime, discrimination, social unrest?

    27 February 2009

    Riz Khan interviews ILO Director-General Juan Somavia about the social backlash of the financial crisis. As the financial and economic crisis worsens will rising unemployment lead to more crime, discrimination, even racism around the world?

  9. BBC World Business Report on ILO's Global Employment Trends 2009

    28 January 2009

    BBC World Business Report interviewed ILO economist Lawrence Johnson about the impact the global economic crisis on global unemployment, the working poor and vulnerable employment in 2009.

  10. The Impact of the Economic Crisis on Developing Economies

    28 January 2009

    The global economic crisis is expected to lead to a dramatic increase in the number of people joining the ranks of the unemployed, working poor and those in vulnerable employment, the International Labour Office (ILO) says in its annual Global Employment Trends report.