Institutional videos

January 2018

  1. Finding our paths: Pakistani women tell their stories of empowerment through decent work

    11 January 2018

    Listen to the inspiring stories of women in Pakistan who have carved a place for themselves in the world of work. Their experiences are part of a Canadian-funded ILO project, which aims to promote gender equality at work and enhance women’s skills and employability in Pakistan.

December 2017

  1. Changing lives through better employment services in Cambodia and Lao PDR

    22 December 2017

    Thanks to an ILO/China South South cooperation project, people like Phatt Veng and Vatsana Latthaphon can benefit from the improved employment services in their countries. Their lives have changed for the better.

  2. A guide to fair recruitment of migrant labour

    18 December 2017

    To tackle abusive and fraudulent recruitment practices, the ILO has developed general principles and operational guidelines for fair recruitment of migrant labour. These guidelines help inform the work of the ILO, other organisations, national legislatures and the social partners to promote and ensure fair recruitment.

November 2017

  1. Social protection is a human right but how many benefit?

    29 November 2017

    The ILO’s World Social Protection Report 2017-19 provides recent data on social protection systems around the world, and monitors progress towards achieving the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals. It shows that more efforts are needed to extend coverage in many countries, but achieving universal social protection is possible.

October 2017

  1. What are six key ingredients to promote sustainable enterprises?

    09 October 2017

    The ILO looks at six key ingredients to promote sustainable enterprises and have a win-win situation of high competitiveness and decent work. Find out more in the ILO’s 2017 report: “World Employment and Social Outlook – Sustainable enterprises and jobs: Formal enterprises and decent work”.

  2. Video: What future for decent work in Europe and Central Asia

    02 October 2017

    From a Russian retiree supplementing his pension as a freelance taxi driver, to a Greek handball player re-trained as an office clerk in Germany and a new mother working from home in the UK, here are some of the experiences of people making their way through the world of work in Europe and Central Asia.

August 2017

  1. Video: Global Commission on the Future of Work

    21 August 2017

    On 21 August, the Prime Minister of Sweden and the President of Mauritius will launch the high-level Global Commission on the Future of Work, the second stage in the ILO’s Future of Work Initiative.

June 2017

  1. The future of gender equality at work

    15 June 2017

    The gap between women’s aspirations and the realities of the labour market mean there is still much to do to achieve a better future for women at work.

  2. Women employment in 2017: The ILO report in short

    14 June 2017

    Authors Steven Tobin and Sheena Yoon present the World Employment and Social Outlook (WESO) – Trends for Women, 2017, explaining the employment gains and losses women have made in the past year as well as the barriers they face entering and staying in today’s labour market.

  3. Video: In conflicts and disasters, protect children from child labour

    12 June 2017

    Conflicts and disasters have a devastating impact on people’s lives. They push millions of children into child labour or into the hands of traffickers. Working together, we can accelerate action to end child labour in areas affected by conflicts and disasters.