ILO100 News

November 2019

  1. Our impact, their voices

    “We also have dreams”: An entrepreneurship journey of transgendered entrepreneurs

    18 November 2019

    Transgender persons have the same right to employment just like everybody else. Three entrepreneurs share their journeys of passions, hopes and determinations for equal employment opportunity through entrepreneurship.

  2. © Frans Persoon 2019

    International Labour Standards

    Convention No 1: A landmark for Workers’ Rights

    13 November 2019

    100 years ago the first International Labour Conference adopted the first International Labour Standard – on working time. As the ILO celebrates this landmark moment, ILO Working Time specialist, Jon Messenger, looks back at the history of the Convention and its impact.

  3. International Labour Standards

    Malawi renews commitment toward International Labour Standards

    12 November 2019

  4. Maritime Labour Convention

    Sudan ratifies the Maritime Labour Convention, 2006, as amended (MLC, 2006)

    11 November 2019

    Sudan is the 95th member State to have ratified this Convention.

  5. GB roundup

    ILO Governing Body concludes 337th session

    08 November 2019

    The ILO Governing Body ended its 337th session on 7 November 2019. ILO News discussed the highlights of the session with Juan Llobera, Clerk of the Governing Body.

October 2019

  1. Part-Time Work

    Sudan ratifies the Part-Time Work Convention, 1994 (No. 175)

    30 October 2019

    Sudan is the 18th member State to have ratified this Convention

  2. ILO100

    Social Dialogue Dimension of the Future of Work Discussed in Armenia

    29 October 2019

    On October 29, Yerevan hosted 10th Conference on Social Partnership. The event organized by the Republican Union of Employers of Armenia (RUEA) with the ILO support, was dedicated to the 100th anniversary of the International Labour Organization.

  3. © ©L. Muladi 2019

    ILO 100 on skills development

    Indonesia’s tax deduction programme to attract more industries involved in apprenticeship

    29 October 2019

    Indonesia continues to promote greater involvement of industries in the apprenticeship programme to ensure improvements of its human resources. One of the means is through a tax incentives of 200 percent.

  4. ILO 100

    A centenary celebration 100 metres below sea level

    22 October 2019

    Employment specialists from the International Labour Organization visit a mine in the Russian Federation to mark the Centenary of the organization and to promote decent work.

  5. Press release

    ILO and its tripartite partners in Myanmar celebrate the Organization’s 100-year Anniversary

    21 October 2019

    The ILO underpins human-centered vision to advancing social justice and promoting decent work in Myanmar as it celebrates the organization’s 100th anniversary with tripartite plus organizations.