Institutional videos

December 2018

  1. Marlee Matlin, ILO advocate for better inclusion of persons with disabilities

    03 December 2018

    “The inclusion of workers with disabilities across all industries and at all levels of a company is not only a matter of human rights but also a matter of business success,” says award-winning actress, Marlee Matlin, who’s part of the ILO’s work on the inclusion of people with disabilities in the world of work.

November 2018

  1. Video: What lies behind the gender pay gap

    26 November 2018

    ILO expert Rosalia Vazquez-Alvarez looks at the latest findings on the gender pay gap from the ILO’s Global wage report 2018-2019. Closing this gap is key to achieving social justice for working women and achieving the 2030 sustainable development goals.

  2. Report in short

    26 November 2018

    ILO expert Xu Ding presents the main findings of the ILO Global Wage Report 2018/19.

October 2018

  1. 100 years of the ILO in the Americas

    05 October 2018

    The 19th American Regional Meeting took place in Panama from 2-5 October 2018. Throughout the century, the ILO has always been present in the Americas, which pioneered ILO regional meetings worldwide.

September 2018

  1. Towards the ILO Centenary

    03 September 2018

    The countdown has begun to the 100th anniversary of the founding of the International Labour Organization. With multiple events and commemorations planned, 2019 will be a year of global celebrations to mark the ILO’s vision of universal peace based on social justice.

June 2018

  1. Caring for the carers

    28 June 2018

    Investment in the care economy needs to be doubled to avert a looming global care crisis, says a new ILO report "Care work and care jobs for the future of decent work" . Sweeping changes in policies should address the rising need for care and tackle the huge disparity between women’s and men’s care responsibilities.

  2. Mobile theatre promotes formal employment in Tajikistan

    06 June 2018

    In the three years since the International Labour Conference adopted Recommendation 204 on the transition from the informal to the formal economy, a global campaign to address the informal economy has gathered momentum. One of the best practices has emerged in the Central Asian Republic of Tajikistan, in an unlikely place. It's a traveling theatre stage, featuring some of the country's top stars, committed to raising awareness about the informal economy and rights at work.

May 2018

  1. Information session on the work of the Global Commission on the Future of Work

    30 May 2018

    The world of work is undergoing a major process of change driven by technology, demographics and climate change. In order to understand and respond effectively to these new challenges the ILO has launched a "Future of Work initiative".

  2. Report in short: Greening with jobs WESO 2018

    17 May 2018

    What are the five things you need to know about the ILO's "World Employment and Social Outlook 2018: Greening with Jobs" report? ILO experts explain.

  3. Maternity protection at work: It matters to everyone

    11 May 2018

    Maternity Protection is a fundamental right enshrined in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and is defined in ILO international labour standards. Listen to why maternity protection is everyone’s business.