News and events

The ILO Centenary

  1. Universal and lasting peace: The ILO Centenary

    A century ago, the founders of the ILO recognized the importance of social justice in securing peace, against a background of worker exploitation in the industrializing nations of that time.

News

  1. Video

    The visit of ILO’s Deputy Director-General to Indonesia and Timor-Leste

    22 August 2019

    The video captures highlights of the visits of Greg Vines, the ILO’s Deputy Director-General, to Indonesia and Timor-Leste. In addition to strengthen the collaboration of the ILO in these two countries, the visits also aimed to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the ILO.

  2. G7 Biarritz Summit

    The workplace equality challenge

    22 August 2019

    ILO Director-General Guy Ryder has welcomed the decision to place the fight against inequality at the heart of this year’s G7 summit. Ryder, who will be attending the 24 to 26 August summit in Biarritz, France, called inequality one of the key challenges of our time.

  3. Celebration of ILO 100

    Job opportunity for youth high on Deputy Director General’s agenda in Timor-Leste

    12 August 2019

    Greg Vines to address major decent work issues, particularly skills development, job creation and income growth for youth, in meetings with government, employers and workers during a two-day visit.

Publications

  1. Business Continuity Plan: Disaster Mitigation and Building Resilience - Basic Guidelines for Preparation of Business Continuity Plan (BCP) for MSMEs

    02 August 2019

    This guidelines publication was created to help Sri Lanka micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) to have a Business Continuity Plan (BCP) in the event disasters strike. The plan will help to minimize the effect such disasters have on business operations and priortize business functions to ensure a smooth transition till the situation normalizes.

  2. Plenary sitting - Outcomes of the work of the Committee of the Whole

    22 July 2019