Institutional videos

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.

April 2018

  1. Guidelines for fair recruitment of migrant labour – Enterprises

    19 April 2018

    To tackle abusive and fraudulent recruitment practices, the ILO has developed general principles and operational guidelines for fair recruitment of migrant labour. This video shows guidelines that address enterprise responsibilities in the recruitment process.

  2. Guidelines for fair recruitment of migrant labour – Governments

    19 April 2018

    To tackle abusive and fraudulent recruitment practices, the ILO has developed general principles and operational guidelines for fair recruitment of migrant labour. This video shows guidelines that can be helpful specifically to governments in the recruitment process.

March 2018

  1. Rural Women at Work: Bridging the gaps

    08 March 2018

    On International Women’s Day, the ILO draws attention to the challenges rural women face at work and explores ideas for bridging the gaps. Investing in rural women is the right thing to do as addressing gender inequality and promoting decent work for rural women will translate into economic and social gains for all.

  2. WESO Trends for Women Global snapshot 2018

    08 March 2018

    This global snapshot looks at the progress made during the past decade and assesses women’s labour market prospects by examining the gaps between men and women according to indicators such as labour force participation, unemployment and vulnerable employment.

February 2018

  1. ILO in action: Youth employment

    08 February 2018

    With over 65 million unemployed youth worldwide and 145 million young workers living in poverty, youth employment remains a global challenge and a top policy concern. The ILO has had a long-standing commitment to promote decent work for youth. Supported by a unique tripartite structure that brings together the key players in the world of work, ILO’s activities on youth employment span over advocacy, knowledge development and dissemination, policy and technical advice and capacity building services.