Videos

2016

  1. How to shape the future of work

    04 July 2016

    Video interview of Maria Helena André,Director of ACTRAV at the conference 'Shaping the new world of work', Brussels, 27-29 June 2016.

  2. Global Supply Chains: Lessons from Canada

    10 June 2016

    Emily Norgang, Senior Researcher of the Canadian Labour Congress (CLC) shares her views about the challenges of Global Supply Chains in Canada and the possible ways to implement Decent Work in Global Supply Chains.

  3. Global Supply Chains: Lessons from the USA

    09 June 2016

    Cathy Feingold, International Director of the American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO) shares her views about the challenges of Global Supply Chains in the United States and the possible ways to implement Decent Work in Global Supply Chains.

  4. Labour migration in Germany

    07 June 2016

    The promotion of fair migration is an important agenda for the ILO. Leo Monz, Senior Adviser of the Confederation of German Trade Unions (DGB) explains the situation of migrant workers in Germany.

  5. Global Supply Chains: Lessons from Indonesia

    06 June 2016

    Eduard Parsaulian Marpaung, deputy-President of the Confederation of Indonesia Prosperity Trade Union (KSBSI) explains the challenges of Global Supply Chains in Indonesia.

  6. Global Supply Chains: Lessons from Bahrain

    06 June 2016

    Hasan Alhalwachi, General Secretary of the General Federation of Bahrain Trade Unions (GFBTU) explains the challenges of Global Supply Chains in Bahrain and how Trade Unions can implement decent work in global supply chains.

  7. Job creation and employment: The case of Jordan

    06 June 2016

    Haidar Touran, General Secretary of the General Federation of Jordan Trade Unions (GFJTU) explains the challenges of job creation and employment in Jordan.

  8. Bernard Thibault outlines his vision for the ILO

    25 May 2016

    Bernard Thibault, member of the Workers’ Group on the ILO Governing Body, discusses the main ideas upheld in his book, La troisième guerre mondiale est sociale (The Third World War Is Social), published in April 2016.

  9. Global Supply Chains: what lessons from Kenya?

    31 March 2016

    Francis Atwoli, General Secretary of the Central Organisation of Trade Unions (COTU-Kenya) explains the impact of Global Supply Chains in Kenya and how Trade Unions can implement decent work in global supply chains.

  10. Future of Work: lessons from South Africa

    29 March 2016

    Bheki Ntshalintshali, General Secretary of the Congress of South African Trade Unions (COSATU) discusses possible ways to overcome the technological advancement in the world of work and how trade unions can influence the discussion around the ILO Centenary initiative on the Future of Work.

  11. Future of Work: lessons from New Zealand

    29 March 2016

    Helen Kelly from the New Zealand Council of Trade Unions (NZCTU) explains some perspectives from New Zealand regarding the future of work. She gives her views about the challenges and opportunities for Unions on the future of work and how they can influence the discussion around the ILO Centenary initiative on the Future of Work.

  12. Leif Sande on risks facing oil & gas workers in the arctic

    01 February 2016

    Mr Lief SANDE of the Norwegian union Industri Energi (IE) talks to the ILO on the occasion of the ILO tripartite meeting on Occupational Safety and Health in the oil and gas industry in polar and subarctic climate zones from 26 to 29th January 2016.

2015

  1. Symposium on Global Supply Chains: What are the main conclusions?

    18 December 2015

    Decent Work in Global Supply Chains was the topic of the workers’ symposium organised by the ILO's Bureau for Workers Activities (ACTRAV) from 15th to 17th December 2015. In this interview, Claude Akpokavie, Senior Adviser highlights the main conclusions emerging from this symposium.

  2. Global Supply Chains: What are the experiences from Africa?

    18 December 2015

    Decent Work in Global Supply Chains was the topic of the workers’ symposium organised by the ILO's Bureau for Workers Activities (ACTRAV) from 15th to 17th December 2015.The following is an interview with Ms. Hilma Mote from the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC-Africa) who expresses her views about the challenges and opportunities for Unions to implement Decent Work in Global Supply Chains in Africa.

  3. Global Supply Chains: What are the experiences from Asia and Pacific?

    18 December 2015

    Decent Work in Global Supply Chains was the topic of the workers’ symposium organised by the ILO's Bureau for Workers Activities (ACTRAV) from 15th to 17th December 2015.The following is an interview with Felix Anthony, President of the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) for the Asia-Pacific who expresses his views about the challenges and opportunities for Unions to implement Decent Work in Global Supply Chains.

  4. Global Supply Chains and Public Sectors

    16 December 2015

    Decent Work in Global Supply Chains is the topic of the workers’ symposium organised by the ILO's Bureau for Workers Activities (ACTRAV) from 15th to 17th December 2015. The following is an interview with Rosa Pavanelli, General Secretary of the Public Services International (PSI) who discusses the possible ways to implement Decent Work in Global Supply Chains particularly for the Public sectors.

  5. Towards Decent Work in Global Supply Chains

    16 December 2015

    Decent Work in Global Supply Chains is the topic of the workers’ symposium organised by the ILO's Bureau for Workers Activities (ACTRAV) from 15th to 17th December 2015.The following is an interview with Sharan Burrow, General Secretary of the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) who expresses her views about the challenges and opportunities for Unions to implement Decent Work in Global Supply Chains.

  6. The challenges of Decent Work in Global Supply Chains

    14 December 2015

    The ILO’s Bureau for Workers ‘Activities (ACTRAV) will organize a symposium on Decent Work in Global Supply Chains from 15th to 17th December. ACTRAV Director Maria Helena André discusses the challenges linked to this topic, particularly for the trade union movement.

  7. Ebola outbreak in West Africa: what are the Unions' expectations?

    23 November 2015

    The following is an interview with Kofi Asamoah, General Secretary of the Ghana Trade Unions Congress (TUC) who expresses his views about Unions' expectations to protect workers after the ebola outbreak in West Africa.

  8. Informal economy: What are the experiences from Zimbabwe?

    23 November 2015

    The transition from informal to formal economy was one of the topics of discussion at the 325th session of the ILO Governing Body, which was held in Geneva from 2 to 12 November 2015. In this interview, Sithokozile Siwela, Vice-president of the Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions (ZCTU) highlighted the Zimbabwean experience on organizing workers in the informal economy. Ms. Siwela also explains the challenges related to the implementation of the ILO Recommendation on the transition from informal to formal economy.