Press releases

June 2014

  1. Red Card to Child Labour

    Mike Einziger, Ann Marie Simpson, Pharrell Williams, Hans Zimmer and friends raise their voices against child labour

    05 June 2014

    Award winning musicians are working in harmony to support the ILO's efforts to combat child labour.

  2. Red Card to Child Labour

    Campaign to combat child labour launches at the opening of the 2014 Football World Cup

    05 June 2014

    The ILO’s Red Card to Child Labour campaign sends out a message that children have a right to play, not work.

May 2014

  1. Forthcoming

    ILO to publish World Social Protection Report

    29 May 2014

  2. © ILO 2015

    28 May -12 June 2014

    Funes de Rioja elected President of the International Labour Conference

    28 May 2014

    Daniel Funes de Rioja, President of the International Organisation of Employers (IOE), will chair the 103rd annual International Labour Conference.

  3. Forthcoming

    ILO to publish its annual flagship report “World of Work”

    19 May 2014

  4. Cooperation

    Sweden announces new partnership programme with the ILO

    14 May 2014

    Agreement will provide SEK 100 million (US$ 15.4 million) for the period 2014-15 for initiatives promoting skills and jobs for youth and workers’ rights.

  5. Partnership

    Germany signs Declaration of Intent with ILO

    13 May 2014

    Agreement targets work on improving labour standards in global supply chains, creating jobs for young people, eliminating the worst forms of child labour, and protecting the rights of indigenous peoples.

  6. © Guido Bergmann / BPA 2015

    Multilateral cooperation

    Joint press release by German Federal Chancellor, ILO, OECD, WTO, IMF and World Bank

    13 May 2014

    Joint press release by Federal Chancellor Angela Merkel, OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría, IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde, World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim, ILO Director-General Guy Ryder and WTO Director-General Roberto Azevêdo on the occasion of their meeting on 13 May 2014 in Berlin.

  7. Forthcoming

    ILO to publish new report on the profits of forced labour

    13 May 2014

  8. Press release

    Decent Work: the best way out of poverty

    09 May 2014

    Catholic-inspired organizations reaffirm their commitment to eliminate poverty through decent work.