Videos

  1. Alliance 8.7 celebrates the universal ratification of ILO Convention No. 182

    12 August 2020

    Anousheh Karvar, Chair of the Global Partnership against Child labour, Forced labour, Human trafficking and Modern Slavery (Alliance 8.7) commends the work and commitment of the ILO, its member States and its social partners in achieving the universal ratification of ILO Convention No. 182 on the Worst Forms of Child Labour. She calls on everyone to seize this opportunity to eradicate all forms of child labour by 2025, in accordance with SDG 8.7.

  2. ILO survey on COVID-19’s impact on youth employment

    11 August 2020

    During a four week period from 21 April to 21 May 2020, the ILO and partners of the Global Initiative on Decent Jobs for Youth conducted a Global Survey on Youth and COVID-19 focused on four areas: employment, education and training, mental well-being, and rights and voices. The survey provides crucial information on how the pandemic is affecting the lives of young people.

  3. Millions of children across the globe continue to be exploited

    11 August 2020

    The universal ratification of the ILO Convention on the Worst forms of Child Labour is a milestone, says the UN’s Special Rapporteur on Contemporary Forms of Slavery, Tomoya Obokata. However countries need to intensify efforts to eradicate child labour in all its forms.

  4. A universal commitment to end child labour

    07 August 2020

    The universal ratification of Convention No. 182 on the Worse Forms of Child Labour by all 187 ILO member States reflects a global commitment to protect children all around the world. With COVID-19 threatening to reverse 20 years of progress, implementation of the Convention is needed more than ever.

  5. Indigenous peoples can help build a ‘better normal’

    07 August 2020

    9 August commemorates International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples. They have been hard hit by the COVID-19 crisis but are key partners in building a ‘better normal’ that respects their rights and ensures access to decent work.

  6. Stop the Pandemic, Lets Ensure Safety and Health at Work

    05 August 2020

    In line with the Standard Operating Procedures of the Government of Sindh, this video reflects the key measures and precautions to ensure a safe working environment with reference to COVID-19. The video was developed by the ILO Project on International Labour and Standards Applications in Pakistan's SMEs, funded by the European Union.

  7. ILO Press Briefing on the Universal Ratification of Convention No.182

    05 August 2020

    All 187 member States of the International Labour Organization (ILO) have ratified the ILO Convention on the Worst Forms of Child Labour, 1999 (No. 182). A virtual press briefing took place at the ILO on Tuesday 4th of August 2020 at 12.00 GMT (14.00 CEST).

  8. A remarkable journey to universal ratification – ILO Director-General

    04 August 2020

    Now is the time to deliver on the promise of Convention No. 182 and put an end to child labour in all its forms, says ILO Director-General, Guy Ryder.

  9. A global commitment to end worst forms of child labour

    04 August 2020

    Convention No. 182 calls for the prohibition and elimination of the worst forms of child labour, including slavery, forced labour and trafficking. It prohibits the use of children in armed conflict, prostitution, pornography, drug trafficking and hazardous work.

  10. Nobel Laureate Kailash Satyarthi celebrates the universal ratification of ILO Convention No.182

    04 August 2020

    Nobel Laureate, Kailash Satyarthi, says universal ratification of Convention No. 182 needs to usher in universal accountability.

  11. ITUC underlines importance of Convention No. 182

    04 August 2020

    Secretary General of the International Trade Union Confederation, Sharan Burrow, calls upon governments to invest in education, decent work for adults and labour inspection to combat child labour.

  12. IOE congratulates ILO on C182 universal ratification

    04 August 2020

    International Organisation of Employers Secretary General, Roberto Suárez Santos, congratulates the ILO on the historic universal ratification of Convention No. 182.

  13. Mauritania tailors sew to save jobs and fight COVID-19

    28 July 2020

    With the support of the ILO, tailors in the Mauritanian town of Bassikounou are staying in business by creating products to prevent the COVID-19 virus from spreading.

  14. Wagner Moura: World Day Against Trafficking in Persons 2020

    28 July 2020

    ILO Goodwill Ambassador Wagner Moura says responsible reporting can help highlight the plight of those workers who face abusive practices and are denied fundamental human and labour rights. Learn more about the new ILO media toolkit on forced labour and fair recruitment: https://bit.ly/ILOMediaEngagement

  15. Green Entrepreneurship and a Just Transition in the Auto-Waste Sector in Fiji

    23 July 2020

    A brief look at how the auto industry sectors in Fiji can transition to a greener economy and what are the constrains to do this.

  16. The ILO Global Summit Highlights: COVID-19 and the World of Work

    22 July 2020

    From the 1st to the 9th of July, the ILO hosted the largest ever online summit of workers, employers and government representatives to address the impact of COVID-19 on the world of work, and how to build a better future of work after the pandemic. Find out more: global-summit.ilo.org/en

  17. Jump-start a green recovery with more and better Jobs

    21 July 2020

    As governments respond to the #COVID-19 pandemic, the multiple links between public health and the environment have become evident. Sustaining environmental and health gains can therefore help prevent future pandemics and climate-related crises. The ILO policy brief describing how to jump-start this green recovery is available now at: www.ilo.org/covid19

  18. The green economy is crucial to the COVID-19 recovery process’

    15 July 2020

    At the UN High Level Political Forum event on the Green Economy and COVID19 recovery, ILO Director-General Guy Ryder states that "we must address now the existential challenges of climate change and environmental sustainability." The ILO will play its part in building back better and greener.

  19. Social protection a vital part of the pandemic response

    15 July 2020

    ILO Director-General Guy Ryder delivers a message to the UNDP High Level Political Forum event on #COVID19 and social protection. Social protection is a vital part of the pandemic response. Yet the majority of people around the world don't have access. Building back better means achieving social protection for all. #USP2030

  20. Message of Prime Minister H.E. Mr. Imran Khan at the ILO Global Summit on 08-Jul-2020

    09 July 2020

    H.E. Mr. Imran Khan, Prime Minister of Islamic Republic of Pakistan, addressed the largest ever online gathering of workers, employers and governments at the ILO Global Summit on 08 July 2020. The Global Summit was organized to share country experiences of the pandemic and to deliberate on how to move forward beyond its economic and social impact on the global economy.