Videos

  1. The need to scale up investment in health workforces

    03 April 2020

    As the COVID-19 crisis puts pressure on health services across the globe, new data from the ILO’s Department of Statistics highlights the already existing shortages of health workers.

  2. Five things SMEs need to survive COVID-19

    03 April 2020

    The COVID-19 outbreak has hit Small and Medium Enterprises and their workers hard. So what do SMEs need and what has worked in previous calamities to help them survive? Here are our top five policy options.

  3. Occupational safety and health tips for workplaces

    02 April 2020

    Adequate safety and health measures at work can play a crucial role in containing the spread of the disease, while protecting workers and society at large. Governments, employers and workers all have a role to play in tackling COVID-19 crisis, and their collaboration is key.

  4. The impact of COVID-19 on inequalities in the world of work

    30 March 2020

    The COVID-19 pandemic is exacerbating already existing inequalities – from catching the virus, to staying alive, to coping with its dramatic economic consequences. Policy responses must ensure that support reaches the workers and enterprises who need it most.

  5. Ergonomic tips when teleworking

    30 March 2020

    ILO's Occupational Safety and Health coordinator, Eloy Alonso-Maestre shares tips on teleworking, including how to improve the ergonomics in your workspace.

  6. Why International Labour Standards matter in a public health crisis

    27 March 2020

    The International Labour Organization maintains a system of international labour standards aimed at promoting opportunities for women and men to obtain decent and productive work, in conditions of freedom, equity, security and dignity. In the context of the crisis response to the COVID-19 outbreak, they provide a tried-and-trusted foundation for policy responses that focus on a recovery that is sustainable and equitable.

  7. Working through COVID-19

    17 March 2020

    A strong social safety net will help mitigate the employment impact of COVID-19.

  8. 5 Things to know for effective teleworking

    16 March 2020

    Jon Messenger, the ILO's expert on working conditions, shares his top five tips for effective teleworking during the COVID-19 crisis.

  9. More action needed to end violence and harassment in the world of work

    06 March 2020

    The ILO calls on all countries to ratify ILO Convention 190 to end violence and harassment in the world of work once and for all.

  10. Youth exclusion from jobs and training on the rise

    05 March 2020

    The number of young people currently not in employment, education or training (NEET) is rising, and young women are more than twice as likely as their male counterparts to be affected, according to the new International Labour Organization (ILO) report Global Employment Trends for Youth 2020: Technology and the future of jobs (GET Youth 2020).
    Find out more: ilo.org/getyouth #NEET

  11. Why should the future of work put people and planet first?

    20 February 2020

    It’s your future it’s our planet. So why should the future of work put people and planet first? What do you think? Post your answer with #MyFutureOurPlanet to raise your voice on #SocialJusticeDay.

  12. ILO100 Walkway Experience

    31 January 2020

    The Makati elevated walkway, the longest sky bridge in the Philippines, featured an ILO100 walkway experience.

  13. Indigenous and tribal peoples need urgent action to tackle poverty and inequality

    31 January 2020

    Thirty years after the adoption of the only international Convention on the rights of indigenous peoples, a new ILO report finds they are still more likely to be poor and face particular hardships in the world of work.

  14. Voices from the World of Work: Garment factory workers in Jordan

    23 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. Since 2009, Better Work has joined forces with workers, employers and the government in Jordan to improve working conditions and boost the competitiveness of the garment industry.

  15. 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.

  16. 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.

  17. 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.

  18. 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.

  19. 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.

  20. 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.