International Human Rights Day
10 December 2013
On this International Human Rights Day the ILO re-affirms its commitment to protect and promote human rights at work.
Nelson Mandela (1918-2013)
05 December 2013
International Day of Persons with Disabilities
03 December 2013
“Too many people with disabilities are denied the dignity of work (...) We need to break barriers and open doors for an inclusive society for all,” says ILO Director-General Guy Ryder in a statement on the occasion of International Day of Persons with Disabilities.
World AIDS Day - 1 December 2013
29 November 2013
Typhoon Haiyan, Philippines
12 November 2013
Launch of Anti-Human Trafficking Week in Switzerland
18 October 2013
Addressing the opening event of Switzerland’s first annual Anti-Human Trafficking Week on October 18th, ILO Deputy Director-General Greg Vines called on UN agencies to work together towards the elimination of all forms of human exploitation. CHECK AGAINST DELIVERY
International Day for the Eradication of Poverty
17 October 2013
"People living in poverty are particularly subject to discrimination and the exclusion that characterizes it because of their poverty (...) We cannot be indifferent - change requires collective responsibility towards the poorest and most vulnerable," says ILO Director-General Guy Ryder in a statement issued on International Day for the Eradication of Poverty.
IMF and World Bank Fall meetings
11 October 2013
Jobs are central both for the economic recovery and the long-term development of the global economy, says ILO Director-General Guy Ryder in a statement to International Monetary and Financial Committee and Development Committee. But in order to deliver growth, jobs need to be productive and of good quality.
08 October 2013
08 October 2013