Videos

  1. What do you know about inequality in your country?

    20 January 2020

    The gap between rich and poor is larger than we thought. The "World Employment and Social Outlook – Trends 2020" report has identified major blind spots in our understanding of inequality.

  2. Untapped potential, uncertain futures

    20 January 2020

    Unemployment is projected to rise in the next two years but that is only part of the picture. Watch the "World Employment and Social Outlook – Trends 2020" report in short.

  3. Voices from the world of work

    19 January 2020

    Migrant and national garment workers and a garment factory manager in Jordan share their perspectives on the role and significance of the ILO and the future of work. This video is part of the “Voices from the World of Work” series, produced to celebrate the Centenary of the ILO.

  4. Combatting Forced Labour in the Thai Fishing and Seafood Industry

    06 January 2020

    Thailand’s ratification of the 2014 Protocol to the Forced Labour Convention (P29) – the first country in Asia to do so – marked an important shift in the country’s fishing and seafood industry. These changes were a product of tripartite debates in which stakeholders have weighed in on the proposed ratification and changes to Thai law, and is a powerful signal to workers, employers and trading partners in the region of Thailand’s commitment to confront the problem of forced labour.

  5. The ILO’s Centenary Year in Review

    23 December 2019

    It was a year of celebration, declarations and reaffirmation at the International Labour Organization as it marked 100 years in pursuit of social justice and decent work around the world. A look back at 2019 as the ILO looks to the future of work in its second century.

  6. ILO: Changing Lives

    19 December 2019

    One of the main missions of the ILO is to improve people's lives by advancing social justice and promoting decent work for everyone. Watch this video to discover a few of our 760 ongoing projects which do just that.

  7. Earthquake victims get gravity-fed water supply in Papua New Guinea

    13 December 2019

    A ILO-Japan funded partnership infrastructure project is helping earthquake-affected communities in the Nipa district to access clean drinking water.

  8. Demanding Just Transition for Pacific Young workers and employers

    04 December 2019

    As the world engages at COP25 to discuss climate change, young workers and employers from the pacific express their concerns and priorities to achieve a just transition for decent work. They are concerned as future leaders of workers and employers organizations and are at the frontline of the impact of climate change.

  9. Let them fly

    28 November 2019

    Ridma Weerawardena, a Sri Lankan music idol, collaborates with ILO's music against child labour initiative.

  10. Unsafe and undignified – The plight of sanitation workers

    19 November 2019

    Countless sanitation workers in the developing world work in conditions that endanger their lives and health, and violate their dignity and rights. To mark World Toilet Day, the ILO, World Bank, World Health Organization and Water Aid issued a report highlighting the unsafe and undignified working conditions of sanitation workers around the world. See some of their stories here.

  11. 100 years of maternity protection

    08 November 2019

    100 years ago, the ILO adopted the first-ever international standard on maternity protection. Since then the definition of maternity protection has expanded and its importance has become more widely appreciated. But, despite this progress, many mothers and mothers-to-be still face serious challenges in the workplace.

  12. We also have dreams

    25 October 2019

    This is a video documentary about the entrepreneurship journey of three transgender persons. It is part of the ILO’s campaign to promote equal employment opportunity for all, including transgender persons.

  13. Employment and Peacebuilding for ‘Youth at Risk’ in Lebanon

    06 October 2019

    Under the framework of the ILO/UNDP/UNICEF project, entitled “Employment and Peacebuilding: Building Bridges Amongst ‘Youth at Risk’ in Lebanon” funded by the Peacebuilding Fund, the ILO provided Lebanese and Syrian refugee youth with non-financial and financial support for the establishment of Lebanese-Syrian joint-income generating initiatives as a way to create employment opportunities and decrease tension among host communities and Syrian refugees.

  14. Esther Acebo: We only have one planet

    24 September 2019

    Esther Acebo calls for investing in skilling workers to access new job opportunities in the green economy. Let's work to protect our planet and its people. ⠀

  15. Strategic compliance planning for fishing sector in Indonesia

    20 September 2019

    The multimedia video highlights workshops in North Sulawesi and in Bali aimed to promote decent work in the fishing sector of Indonesia.

  16. Freedom of Association to the Working Youth

    31 August 2019

    The ILO EU GSP+ Project asked a young working student on freedom of association. The project has contributed towards better understanding of the right to organize, freedom of association and collective bargaining.

  17. Freedom of Association to the Working Youth (Extended version)

    31 August 2019

    The ILO EU GSP+ Project asked a young working student on freedom of association. The project has contributed towards better understanding of the right to organize, freedom of association and collective bargaining.

  18. Green economies that work for all

    26 August 2019

    In the run up to the UN Climate Summit in New York in September, the ILO is asking government leaders to commit to taking action, to ensure that the transition to greener economies benefit people and planet.

  19. The visit of ILO’s Deputy Director-General to Indonesia and Timor-Leste

    22 August 2019

    The video captures highlights of the visits of Greg Vines, the ILO’s Deputy Director-General, to Indonesia and Timor-Leste. In addition to strengthen the collaboration of the ILO in these two countries, the visits also aimed to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the ILO.

  20. Women and the future of mining in Sweden

    19 August 2019

    In Sweden, the mine of the future exists. Located 200 km northwest of Stockholm, Boliden operates a state-of-the-art mine in Garpenberg where miners have become remote operators. ILOTV explains how this has a positive impact on employment, safety, women and the environment.