Videos

  1. Stop the Pandemic, Ensure Safety and Health at Work – Punjab Province, Pakistan

    21 October 2020

    In line with the standard operating procedures issued by the Government of Punjab, ILO, Pakistan under its project International Labour and Environmental Standards Applications in Pakistan's SMEs, funded by the European Union, has developed an awareness video that primarily reflects the key measures and precautions required to ensure a safe working environment amidst COVID-19 pandemic

  2. Connect the world with data we can trust

    20 October 2020

    The COVID-19 crisis underlines the importance of having data we can trust, says ILO Director-General Guy Ryder in a statement to mark World Statistics Day.

  3. Staying productive without stigma

    16 October 2020

    The video narrates the working journey of Fahri, demonstrating his competency as a productive worker just like any other workers. The video also demonstrates the importance of non-discriminatory policies and inclusive workplaces to provide greater access to people with HIV to employment.

  4. ILO releases checklist to protect the health and safety of miners during COVID-19

    14 October 2020

    The mining industry plays a critical role in global supply chains and economic development. To support the sector during the #COVID-19 pandemic, the ILO has released a checklist of sector-specific guidance to keep miners and mines safe.

  5. COVID-19 exposes food retailers as frontline workers​

    14 October 2020

    Food retail and grocery store workers are often low-skilled, receiving low wages and inadequate social security benefits. They have been essential to the survival of our communities and economies during the COVID-19 pandemic and are at higher risk of being exposed to the virus.

  6. From pandemic to business opportunity

    12 October 2020

    The video highlights the business journey of a young Indonesian entrepreneur during an inspiring ILO’s youth talk, jointly held with GRID network, a leading media network.

  7. Skills development for employment and entrepreneurship

    12 October 2020

    The video captures the ILO’s youth talk about the importance of skills development to help young people securing a decent employment or starting a business.

  8. Protect mental health in the workplace during COVID-19

    09 October 2020

    Work arrangements and conditions have changed considerably due to the COVID-19 pandemic, bringing new psychosocial challenges for the health and well-being of workers. An ILO guide contains the key elements needed to protect the health and well-being of workers.

  9. Decent work for teachers is essential to build back better after COVID-19

    05 October 2020

    On World Teachers’ Day 2020, the ILO Director-General, Guy Ryder, praises the vital leadership role that teachers have shown during the COVID-19 pandemic and stresses the need to support teachers with decent work to ensure a better post-COVID-19 world.

  10. 10 ways to a brighter future of work in the digital economy

    01 October 2020

    Based on findings from seven countries (Canada, China, Germany, India, Indonesia, Singapore and Thailand), the ILO has outlined 10 possible policy responses to inform dialogue among governments, employers’ and workers’ organizations to advance decent work opportunities for more women and men in the digital economy.

  11. International Equal Pay Day 2020 Webinar Highlights

    01 October 2020

    On the occasion of the first International Equal Pay Day on September 18, 2020, and in the midst of the fallout from the global COVID-19 pandemic, the Equal Pay International Coalition (EPIC) hosted a virtual global Call to Action encouraging all labour market actors to take the necessary steps to ensure that equal pay is at the heart of recovery efforts worldwide.

  12. The journey of Decent Work Country Programme (DWCP) in Indonesia

    30 September 2020

    The video captures the journey of DWCP in Indonesia from its first generation to the latest DWCP 2020-2025.

  13. Productive economies and decent work need a healthy planet

    30 September 2020

    ILO Director-General Guy Ryder addresses the UNGA Biodiversity Summit with the message that today’s and tomorrow’s jobs depend on preserving ecosystems and biodiversity. Without a healthy planet, there can be no productive economies nor decent work.

  14. Rebuild tourism safely to save 300 million jobs worldwide

    25 September 2020

    Tourism has been among the hardest hit of all sectors during the COVID-19 pandemic. The industry employs some 300 million workers globally, with women, youth, and workers in the informal economy most at risk from job losses and business closures. World Tourism Day is an opportunity to rethink the future of the tourism sector, including how to save the jobs so many are dependent on.

  15. Decent work helps bring peace and social cohesion during crisis

    24 September 2020

    Countries that are already experiencing fragility, conflict, climate change and forced displacement will continue to face multiple burdens as results of the COVID-19 pandemic. The ILO calls for more peaceful and resilient societies through the promotion of employment and decent work.

  16. End the plight of stranded seafarers

    24 September 2020

    COVID-19 containment measures, travel restrictions and border closures, continue to make it increasingly difficult for ship operators worldwide to conduct required crew changes. The ILO, shipowners’ and seafarers’ organizations and UN bodies call to end the plight of seafarers and to fully respect seafarers’ rights.

  17. The ILO and UN: The case for multilateralism

    22 September 2020

    Multilateral cooperation is a global insurance system. It needs continuous engagement by everyone to improve the position of the weak and disadvantaged. Learn how the ILO and United Nations have worked together for 75 years to uphold our common good.

  18. Financing gaps in social protection

    17 September 2020

    The COVID-19 crisis has revealed the catastrophic impact of the lack of social protection coverage for 4 billion people around the world. Social security is a human right and the acute need for social protection is more evident than ever. However, 55% of the global population is completely unprotected. This is linked to insufficient progress in closing social protection financing gaps. Closing these gaps is both necessary and achievable. With concerted political will, we can make social protection for all a reality.

  19. ILO at the 75th session of the UN General Assembly

    17 September 2020

    As the international community comes together at the 75th session of the UN General Assembly in New York, the ILO will be front and centre bringing our expertise on the world of work to tackle the global challenges before us. Here are a few of the events we will be taking part in.

  20. Safe health workers, safe patients

    17 September 2020

    Millions of health workers risk their own health doing their daily work during the COVID-19 pandemic. Their safety affects the safety of the patients in their care. Respect for labour rights and decent conditions of work are crucial to give these frontline workers the protection they need to save lives and keep their patients safe.