Videos

2020

  1. COVID-19 Pandemic: Youth and Trade unions in digital work

    26 May 2020

    Since 2000, the development of technologies has seen an increase in the number of digital work and digital labour platforms in both developing and developed countries. At the same, with the onset of Covid-19 pandemic and the numerous restrictive lockdown measures, many organizations have resorted to teleworking, which is a form of digital work.

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    COVID-19 and the ILO Recommendation 205

    19 May 2020

    The ILO Recommendation No 205 on Employment and Decent Work for Peace and Resilience, adopted in 2017 (R205) deals with crises arising from both conflicts and disasters and it is very topical as it gives guidance for situation such as the one we are facing now with COVID-19.

  3. Protecting Workers in the Informal Economy during COVID-19 Pandemic

    30 April 2020

    The global Coronavirus pandemic is profoundly affecting the world of work.What do workers in the informal need and how can policy makers protect their lives and livelihoods? Learn more here...

  4. Prevention and Mitigation of COVID 19 at workplace

    27 April 2020

    How can workers'organizations contribute to the prevention and mitigation of COVID-19 at the workplace? On the occasion of the celebration of World Day for Safety and Health at Work 2020, 28 April, find out here some steps to combat the COVID-19 pandemic at the workplace...

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    COVID-19: What role for Workers' Organizations?

    17 April 2020

    The COVID-19 outbreak is the most severe crisis facing the world since the Second World War. It is not just a public health issue, but causing massive disruptions in the world of work. Workers’ organizations have a crucial role in combating the outbreak. Discover how...​

2019

  1. Future of Trade Unions: Jelle Visser, University of Amsterdam

    22 October 2019

    The world of work is undergoing a major process of changes in particular driven by technological development, climate change, demographic shifts and Globalization. In this context, what could be the future of trade unions? Professor Jelle Visser who is the author of the new ILO Publication “Trade Unions in the Balance”, shares his views on this challenge during the Symposium on the Future of Work organised in Geneva from 8 to 9 October 2019.

  2. Future of Trade Unions: Bheki Ntshalitshali, Congress of South African Trade Unions

    22 October 2019

    The world of work is undergoing a major process of changes in particular driven by technological development, climate change, demographic shifts and Globalization. In this context, what could be the future of trade unions? Bheki Ntshalitshali, General Secretary of the Congress of South African Trade Unions (COSATU) shares his views on this challenge during the Symposium on the Future of Work organised in Geneva from 7 to 8 October 2019.

  3. Akua O Britwum – University of Cape Coast (Ghana)

    22 October 2019

  4. John Buchanan, University of Sidney Business School

    22 October 2019

  5. Christina J. Colclough, UNI Global Union

    22 October 2019

  6. Marion Jansen, International Trade Center

    22 October 2019

  7. Luc Cortebeeck – Workers’Group of the ILO Governing Body

    22 October 2019

  8. Pravin Sinha, Investment Innovation & Research Alliance

    22 October 2019

  9. Kari Tapiola, Former Deputy Director General of the ILO

    22 October 2019

  10. Ayuba Wabba, Nigeria Labour Congress

    22 October 2019

  11. Freedom of Association to the Working Youth

    31 August 2019

    The ILO EU GSP+ Project asked a young working student on freedom of association. The project has contributed towards better understanding of the right to organize, freedom of association and collective bargaining.

  12. Freedom of Association to the Working Youth (Extended version)

    31 August 2019

    The ILO EU GSP+ Project asked a young working student on freedom of association. The project has contributed towards better understanding of the right to organize, freedom of association and collective bargaining.

  13. International Labour Conference Centenary Session as it happened

    05 July 2019

    The Centenary Conference of the International Labour Organization was attended by over 6000 delegates, representing Governments, workers and employers from around the world, including world leaders celebrating 100 years of the ILO. It ended with the adoption of a groundbreaking Convention to combat violence and harassment in the world of work, as well as a Declaration charting the way towards a human-centred future of work.

  14. Freedom of Association and Collective Bargaining for Journalist Unions

    03 July 2019

    East Africa remains one of the most difficult region for journalists. How to better protect this vulnerable group of workers? Organizing journalists to join Unions is an effective way to improve their working conditions. In East Africa, local journalists discussed recently about the importance of Freedom of Association and Collective Bargaining for journalists. Find out here the views of some of the participants to the workshop on Freedom of Association and Collective Bargaining for Journalists held in Diani (Kenya) from 13 to 17 May 2019…

  15. New ILO Standards on Violence and Harassment at Work: What benefits for Workers?

    21 June 2019

    After many years of negotiations, the ILO adopted a convention and recommendation on violence and harassment in the world of work. How can workers take advantage from these two instruments? Marie Clarke Walker, Worker Vice-Chairperson of the Committee on Violence and Harassment shares her views...