30 May 2012
The austerity-only course to fiscal consolidation is putting Europe on a course to economic stagnation and building up a social debt that undermines the values that Europe pioneered, according to the ILO's Director General, Juan Somavia, in his opening speech to the International Labour Conference in Geneva.
28 May 2012
Guy Ryder,currently the ILO's Executive Director for International Labour Standards and Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work, was elected as the tenth Director-General of the ILO. He will begin his five-year term in October 2012.
24 May 2012
Discussions to promote youth employment and entrepreneurship in the face of a global jobs crisis continued at the Youth Employment Forum. Watch more video highlights!
24 May 2012
They've been called Generation U for unemployed and the jobless generation, but is their future really that grim? Young people debate their problems and prospects with journalists and experts during the ILO Youth Employment Forum.
23 May 2012
The ILO inaugurated the Youth Employment Forum which brought together more than 100 young people from around the world for a wide-ranging discussion on how to best tackle the youth employment crisis. Watch the video highlights of the first day.
21 May 2012
José Manuel Salazar-Xirinachs, Executive Director of the ILO Employment Sector, warns that the situation that young people face in the labour market has not improved and it is not likely to ease anytime soon. Medium term projections up to 2016 suggest little improvement in youth labour markets.
27 April 2012
In a press conference held at the Palais des Nations in Geneva, Raymond Torres, Director of the ILO's International Institute for Labour Studies and lead author of the World of Work Report 2012, presented key findings of the Report, which projects a grim picture for global employment.
30 March 2012
The ILO organized a series of National Events on Youth Employment to hear young people's views on the alarming situation in youth employment. This collection of videos represents a selection of highlights from the 46 countries that held events in March and April 2012.
The conversation has already started on social media networks where young people from across the world are sharing their views on the ILO's Facebook and Twitter platforms: www.facebook.com/youth.ilo and www.twitter.com/ilonews