ILO in the media
24 March 2009
According to a new report from the ILO, not enough money from economic stimulus packages is devoted to job creation. BBC World Business report talks to ILO Director-General Juan Somavia about the ILO's proposal for a "Global Jobs Pact."
ILO in the media
27 February 2009
Riz Khan interviews ILO Director-General Juan Somavia about the social backlash of the financial crisis. As the financial and economic crisis worsens will rising unemployment lead to more crime, discrimination, even racism around the world?
28 January 2009
BBC World Business Report interviewed ILO economist Lawrence Johnson about the impact the global economic crisis on global unemployment, the working poor and vulnerable employment in 2009.
22 July 2008
ARTE reports from the World Trade Organization in Geneva, formerly the headquarters of the International Labour Organization, where forgotten murals about labour and workers have been re-discovered and put back on display. (in French)
12 July 2008
ILO TV reports for CNN World Report from Liberia, where road-building is part of a multi-lateral effort to help the country get back on its feet and people back into jobs.
11 July 2008
The ILO TV story "Child Trafficking in Burkina Faso" has won the 2008 CNN World Report Award for "Best Business Report". Selected from over 70 nominations from more than 40 contributors, the report highlights ILO efforts to prevent children from being trafficked in Burkina Faso.
25 May 2008
ILO TV reports for CNN World Report from the coast of Ghana, where an ILO project is helping informal businesses to become more formal and give workers access to social protection.
11 May 2008
Rupa Manel Silva is tackling poverty in Sri Lanka with a bank for women. ILO TV reports for CNN World Report.
07 March 2008
With the release of a new report on "Global Employment Trends for Women 2008", Radio Veritas in the Philippines interviews the Director of the ILO Subregional Office for South-East Asia and the Pacific, Linda Wirth.