1. B-roll: From child labour to the Presidential Palace

    22 March 2018

    Lebanon has a new children’s choir – but this is a choir with a difference. All its members have, at some point in their lives, engaged in child labour – some in its worst and most hazardous forms. The choir is made up of Lebanese as well as Syrian and Palestinian refugee children. The choir’s first performance at the Presidential Palace in Baabda on the outskirts of the capital Beirut was attended by the President of Lebanon Michel Aoun.

  2. B-roll: Unemployment and decent work deficits to remain high in 2018

    23 January 2018

    As the global economy recovers but with a growing labour force, global unemployment in 2018 is projected to remain at a similar level to last year’s, says a new report by the International Labour Organization (ILO). According to the "World Employment and Social Outlook: Trends 2018", the global unemployment rate has been stabilizing after a rise in 2016. It is expected to have reached 5.6 per cent in 2017, with the total number of unemployed exceeding 192 million persons.


  1. B-roll: 4 billion people worldwide are without social protection

    29 November 2017

    According to new data presented in the World Social Protection Report 2017/19: Universal social protection to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals , only 45 per cent of the global population is effectively covered by at least one social benefit, while the remaining 55 per cent– 4 billion people – are left unprotected.

  2. B-roll: Global Employment Trends for Youth 2017

    20 November 2017

    Despite a significant fall in youth unemployment since the height of the economic crisis in 2009, persistent unemployment and a lack of quality job opportunities continue to hamper young people’s quest for decent work.

  3. B-roll: ILO Governing Body welcomes Qatar’s commitment to bolster migrant worker rights

    08 November 2017

    At its 331st Session, the International Labour Organization's Governing Body recognized progress made by Qatar, and welcomed its commitment to ensuring fundamental principles and rights at work for all workers and the resulting breakthrough to end the “kafala” sponsorship system.

  4. B-roll: Looking to the long-term sustainability of enterprises

    09 October 2017

    Download video coverage of the press briefing to launch the World Employment and Social Outlook 2017 report on sustainable enterprises at the Palais des Nations in Geneva, Switzerland, with additional archive b-roll of skills training and workplaces.

  5. B-roll: ILO launches Global Commission on the Future of Work

    21 August 2017

    The Prime Minister of Sweden Stefan Löfven and the President of Mauritius, Ameenah Gurib-Fakim, along with the ILO Director-General Guy Ryder launched a Global Commission on the Future of Work today at the International Labour Organization’s headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland.

  6. B-roll: WESO Trends for 2017: Reducing gender gaps would significantly benefit women, society and the economy

    14 June 2017

    The World Employment and Social Outlook (WESO) – Trends for Women 2017 provides figures and analysis on women in the labour market, including the huge economic benefits that could be made by closing gender gaps.

  7. B-roll: In conflicts and disasters, protect children from child labour

    12 June 2017

    Globally over 1.5 billion people live in countries that are affected by conflict, violence and fragility. At the same time, around 200 million people are affected by disasters every year. A third of them are children. A significant proportion of the 168 million children engaged in child labour live in areas affected by conflict and disaster. The World Day Against Child Labour this year focuses on the impact of conflicts and disasters on child labour.

  8. B-roll: President Tabare Vazquez addresses the 106th International Labour Conference

    05 June 2017

    Without dialogue there is no progress, said President Tabaré Vázquez of Uruguay during the opening session of the annual International Labour Conference of the ILO in Geneva. In his speech to the delegates of some 187 countries he warned that “we must not wait for the future, we must build it.”