Sustainable Development Goals
04 November 2015
Beate Andrees, Chief of the ILO’s Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work Branch explains how we can achieve target 8.7 of the United Nations’ SDGs which calls for an end to forced labour and child labour by 2025.
Women, work and the Sustainable Development Goals
21 October 2015
Shauna Olney, Chief of the ILO’s Gender, Equality and Diversity Branch, explains why achieving gender equality is crucial for the world of work.
20 July 2015
A recent ILO flagship report looks at the employment impact of labour reforms.
Decent Work, Green Jobs and Sustainable Development
04 June 2015
Peter Poschen, Director of the ILO Enterprises Department, argues that the world of work has a central role to play in tackling climate change and ensuring a just transition to a green economy.
14 July 2014
The coop economy, worth around US$2.5 trillion, plays its part in helping to eliminate child labour – a problem that, although in decline, still affects 168 million children worldwide.
Business and development
11 March 2014
Providing training, health-care and childcare to female workers has an impact that stretches beyond the factory floor.
New ILO Publication
10 February 2014
A new ILO book shows that the growing gap between rich and poor is only partially associated with technological change. The divide is mostly the result of economic and institutional policies that preceded the global economic and social crisis and were exacerbated by it.
24 January 2014
This oped has appeared in several leading newspapers around the world.
Comment by Guy Ryder
08 October 2013
Making Migration Work
02 October 2013
As a High-Level Dialogue on International Migration and Development is taking place in New York, ILO Director General Guy Ryder discusses ways to improve labour migration governance for the benefit of all.