ILO100 News

November 2018

  1. Maritime Labour Convention and Domestic Workers

    Grenada ratifies the Maritime Labour Convention, 2006, as amended (MLC, 2006) and the Domestic Workers Convention, 2011 (No. 189)

    12 November 2018

  2. 100 years of ILO History

    A house for social justice - past, present and future

    09 November 2018

    The vision and rich history of the International Labour Organization has been closely bound up with the buildings that have housed its headquarters. In the first of a series looking at 100 years of ILO history, we chart key moments of the ILO story through the main buildings that have been its home.

  3. Maritime Labour Convention

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

    09 November 2018

    Gambia is the 89th Member State of the ILO to have ratified the Convention

  4. Press release

    Guy Ryder attends Paris Armistice ceremonies on the eve of the ILO Centenary

    09 November 2018

    The commemoration of the end of the First World War in Paris has a symbolic dimension for the ILO.

October 2018

  1. ILO100

    Voices from the world of work in Latin America

    17 October 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 Latin America share their thoughts on how the ILO has helped to build understanding and constructive relations in the world of work.

  2. 19th American Regional Meeting

    100 years of the ILO in the Americas

    05 October 2018

    The 19th American Regional Meeting took place in Panama from 2-5 October 2018. Throughout the century, the ILO has always been present in the Americas, which pioneered ILO regional meetings worldwide.

  3. Video

    The transition to the Future of Work with ILO’s SCORE Training

    01 October 2018

    At global level, we are living a paradigm shift, going from Standardized Mass Production (Industry 3.0) to Customized Massive Production (Industry 4.0), which provides extraordinary opportunities for SMEs in the manufacturing sector, at the level of product development (parametric design), manufacturing (3D printing, digital manufacturing, etc.), access to global markets and social inclusion. Marina Atelier SAC has implemented the SCORE Training of the ILO, which has allowed it to strengthen its management systems and face this paradigm shift in production. The enterprise has incorporated an approach to the digital and sustainable industry into its garment design and manufacturing processes.

September 2018

  1. International labour standards

    The ILO since 1919: Helping seafarers find fair and decent work

    28 September 2018

    Since 1919, the International Labour Organization has built a system of international labour standards, including the Maritime Labour Convention, 2006, which established minimum working and living standards for all seafarers.

  2. 19th American Regional Meeting

    Past, present and future of work come together at the 19th American Regional Meeting in Panama

    28 September 2018

    In the run up to the ILO Centenary, representatives from the Americas will discuss the future of work between 2 and 5 October. For a century, Latin America was an active partner of the ILO, pioneering the organisation of regional meetings.

  3. News

    Value Chain Analysis: Joint Project for Elimination of the Worst Forms of Child Labour in Kyrgyzstan

    20 September 2018

    The JIA Business Association and the International Labour Organization are joining efforts to implement a pilot project in Kyrgyzstan to empower vulnerable families and eliminate the worst forms of child labour.