News and events

The ILO Centenary

  1. The ILO 24-Hour Global Tour

    On 11 April 2019, a day-long series of events spanning four continents marked the ILO's 100th anniversary. Relive the celebrations and watch the highlights here.


  1. Occupational Safety and Health

    100 years of making work safer and healthier

    21 May 2019

    Occupational safety and health (OSH) has been a core element of the ILO’s work since it was founded in 1919. Technical specialist, Manal Azzi, charts the major OSH milestones of the ILO’s first hundred years and looks ahead to the challenges of the future.

  2. Labour Relations

    Montenegro ratifies the Labour Relations (Public Service) Convention, 1978 (No. 151)

    16 May 2019

    Montenegro becomes the 56th member State of the ILO to ratify Convention No. 151

  3. ILO Centenary

    ILO 100 in Austria

    13 May 2019

    On 6 May, Austria organised in Vienna a high-level national tripartite event to celebrate the ILO Centenary.


  1. ILO Centenary outcome document

    13 May 2019

  2. Reporting on forced labour and fair recruitment: An ILO toolkit for Sri Lankan Journalists

    04 April 2019

    This toolkit was created to help Sri Lanka journalists report on fair recruitment and forced labour. It was created by the International Federation of Journalists and the Free Media Movement in Sri Lanka.