ILO100 News

December 2018

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    Voices from the World of Work: Yuri Afanasiev

    10 December 2018

    UN Resident Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative in India, Yuri Afanasiev, talks about ILO's rich history, its critical role in shaping the future of work, and more.

  2. International Day of Persons with Disabilities

    Marlee Matlin, ILO advocate for better inclusion of persons with disabilities

    03 December 2018

    “The inclusion of workers with disabilities across all industries and at all levels of a company is not only a matter of human rights but also a matter of business success,” says award-winning actress, Marlee Matlin, who’s part of the ILO’s work on the inclusion of people with disabilities in the world of work.

November 2018

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    100 years of ILO History - Series

    When morals become actions – the ILO’s Nobel Peace Prize

    29 November 2018

    As part of the series looking at 100 years of ILO history, we chart some key moments of the ILO’s story. One high point was the awarding of the Nobel Peace Prize, something that also marked a recognition of the social, economic and political changes resulting from two world wars.

  2. Collective Bargaining

    Mexico ratifies the Right to Organise and Collective Bargaining Convention, 1949 (No. 98)

    26 November 2018

  3. Domestic Work

    Peru ratifies the Domestic Workers Convention, 2011 (No. 189)

    26 November 2018

    Peru is the 27th Member State of the ILO to have ratified the Convention

  4. ILO100

    Voices from the World of Work: Franklin D. Roosevelt

    22 November 2018

    Surrounded by war at its headquarters in Geneva, in August 1940 the International Labour Organization temporarily moved its centre of operations to North America. Listen as US President Franklin D. Roosevelt (1933-45) addresses the International Labour Conference held in Washington DC in November 1941.

  5. Global Commission on the Future of Work

    ILO Global Commission wraps up final meeting ahead of landmark report

    22 November 2018

    Commissioners finalize details of their independent report on the future of work, to be published in January 2019 - the start of the ILO’s Centenary.

  6. Decent Work Country Programme

    ILO constituents call for quality jobs, transition to formal economy, and environmental sustainability

    20 November 2018

    The India Decent Work Country Programme 2018-2022 outlines how the government, worker and employer organizations will work together for the next five years to ensure a progressive and just future of work for all.

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    ILO India: 100 year journey

    20 November 2018

    By working with the ILO, India is making progress towards creating decent work for its growing, youthful population. With the ILO's Centenary on the horizon, this video explains the country’s long-standing connection with the Organization and some of the goals for the future.

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    Voices from the world of work in Madagascar

    16 November 2018

    As part of the International Labour Organization’s (ILO) video voices series, created to mark the Organization’s 100th anniversary in 2019, constituents from Madagascar share their thoughts on how the ILO has helped to promote social justice and set international labour standards.