12 April 2013
ILO estimates 600,000 forced labour victims in the Middle East
30 March 2012
The ILO organized a series of National Events on Youth Employment to hear young people's views on the alarming situation in youth employment. This collection of videos represents a selection of highlights from the 46 countries that held events in March and April 2012.
12 March 2012
The ILO Regional Office for Arab States organized a National Event on Youth Employment to hear young people's views on the alarming situation in youth employment.
14 June 2011
A selection of short interviews were filmed at the 100th anniversary of the International Labour Conference, held at the United Nations in Geneva. These highlights include delegates' views on the issue of social justice, the International Labour Conference (ILC) as an invaluable and unique forum for tripartite dialogue between workers, employers and government representatives as well as youth unemployment in the 21st Century.
09 June 2011
Video highlights of the ILC 100 high-level panel “Arab Youth: Aspiring for Social Justice”. A group of young activists from Algeria, Egypt, Tunisia and Yemen share their perspectives on what drove Arab youth to mobilize for a social change.
03 June 2011
Speaking at a press conference for the launch of a report on the situation of workers in the occupied Arab territories are Mr. Kari Tapiola, Special Adviser to the ILO Director-General and Ms. Nada Al-Nashif, Director of the ILO Regional Office for Arab States, who said that despite their commitment to national dialogue, not much has changed to improve the position of workers.
02 June 2011
The findings show these economies are characterized by high unemployment rates, with significant variations within countries by sex, age and education.
02 June 2011
There’s a new spirit of cooperation between South Africa’s employers and the Department of Labour. It’s a result of ongoing reforms in South Africa’s Labour Inspection process, including good practices promoted by the ILO.
16 May 2011
Al Jazeera interviews the ILO's Guy Ryder about the dismissal of workers following pro-democracy protests in Bahrain, and the ILO's efforts to promote dialogue between the country's trade unionists, employers and the government to address the issue. Guy Ryder is the Executive Director for Standards and Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work, at the ILO.
11 May 2011
The Palestinian Women's Economic Empowerment project promotes economic recovery in refugee camps in Lebanon by supporting ongoing efforts to increase income and improve decent work conditions for women entrepreneurs. ILO and the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation are working to achieve these goals in the Nahr al-Bared and Ain al-Helweh Palestinian camps.
04 October 2010
A documentary that explores the complexity of the relationship between migrant domestic workers and the Lebanese households as employers in an honest, and at times humorous and touching manner.
12 January 2007
Marinalva is a labour inspector, part of the Brazilian government team called the “mobile squad”. They inspect farms in remote parts of the country, rescuing workers from forced labour as ILO TV explains.