28 September 2018
Since 1919, the International Labour Organization has built a system of international labour standards, including the Maritime Labour Convention, 2006, which established minimum working and living standards for all seafarers.
22 January 2018
The new report World Employment and Social Outlook - Trends 2018 examines the current state of the labour market, making global and regional projections of unemployment, vulnerable employment and working poverty.
02 December 2016
On the occasion of International Day for the Abolition of Slavery, 2 December, ILO Goodwill Ambassador, Wagner Moura, explains why we should all commit to help end modern slavery by joining the ILO’s 50 for Freedom campaign. This video has been realised by the ILO and Viacom International Media Networks, The Americas.
11 August 2016
Zambian musician, Lindiwe Bungane, tells the real-life story of Thandi, a migrant domestic worker trapped in modern slavery. This video has been produced in support of the ILO’s 50 for Freedom campaign.
30 July 2016
Listen to Gulnara’s story of being trafficked into forced prostitution – as told by actress Robin Wright, for the 50 For Freedom campaign to end modern slavery.
14 July 2016
Actress, Mariana Renata, voices the real-life story of Yohana, a plantation worker from Indonesia who found out she was HIV positive after getting tested at work. She’s kept her job, is receiving treatment, and with her manager supporting her, Yohana says she’s lucky. This public service announcement of the ILO is produced under the voluntary counselling and testing for workers ‒ the VCT@WORK Initiative.
30 June 2016
Argentinian actor, Joaquin Furriel, voices the real-life story of a man who along with his wife is trapped in forced labour. Furriel is one of several artists supporting the 50 for Freedom campaign against modern slavery, being led by the International Labour Organization.
03 December 2015
‘Breaking Bad’ actor, R.J Mitte, urges people to have a positive perspective on disability. In a video message for the International Labour Organization, to mark International Day for Persons with Disabilities, Mitte says disability can be an opportunity to learn and grow.
01 December 2015
Star joins forces with the ILO on World AIDS Day 2015 by telling the true story of a woman forced to resign from her job for being HIV-positive.
20 October 2015
As part of the global launch of the International Labour Organization’s 50 for Freedom campaign against modern slavery, Selma actor, David Oyelowo, voices the real-life story of a man tricked and trapped into slavery. Oyelowo is one of several Hollywood artists who are supporting the campaign, led by the ILO, which launches on 20 October.