BBC World Service, Business Daily
18 August 2015
As Ethiopia seeks to become a major player in global supply chains, the challenge is to remain competitive while avoiding a race to the bottom with low wages, says the ILO Director-General, Guy Ryder.
12 August 2015
Explosion in northern China puts focus on workplace safety. The BBC interviews Tim De Meyer, Director of the ILO Country Office for China and Mongolia, on the tragic loss of life caused by the explosion in the port of Tianjin on 12 August 2015. He said more needs to be done to ensure workers are given the tools and support necessary to protect themselves, the public and the environment.
06 August 2015
CNN reports on ILO research into paid maternity leave worldwide. Despite extended parental leave becoming the latest benefit that tech companies are using to compete for talented employees, parental leave in the United States still trails other developed countries.
04 August 2015
Despite the benefits of allowing nursing in the workplace, in practice, many women lose their jobs when they have children. Society has a responsibility to support these women, says Susan Maybud, a senior gender specialist at the ILO. She spoke to UN Radio at the start of World Breastfeeding Week.
29 July 2015
The BBC reports on ILO research about human trafficking worldwide.
27 July 2015
CNN interviews women who appear in an exhibition of photos showing the physical and mental abuse they experienced as migrant domestic workers in Asia and the Middle East. The photos were taken by award-winning photographer, Steve McCurry, as part of an ILO project.
06 July 2015
People around the world need to be made aware that 21 million globally are victims of modern day slavery, says Brazilian actor Wagner Moura. He spoke to UN Radio in support of the ILO's "50 for Freedom" campaign, which aims to secure the ratification by 50 countries of the Forced Labour Protocol.
03 July 2015
Creditors need to focus on growth in Greece, ILO Director-General, Guy Ryder, told CNBC Europe. He added that there needs to be a proper conversation with the private sector, which is fundamental to the future of the country.
12 June 2015
As countries look towards more creative solutions to fight child labour, keeping children out of work and in schools remains the most effective way to combat child labour says the ILO's Raymond Torres.
Al Jazeera's "Inside Story"
12 June 2015
Replicating successful efforts to end child labour around the world is part of the solution to bring child labour numbers down further, says the ILO's Azfar Khan.