Video interviews

December 2017

  1. How can we ensure decent work is part of the transition to a green economy?

    05 December 2017

    The coordinator of the ILO's Green Jobs Programme, Moustapha Kamal Gueye moderates a live conversation about how to ensure a just transition to a green economy. His guests are Margaret Chitiga-Mabugu, Director and Head of School of Public Management and Administration at the University of Pretoria in South Africa and Andrei Marcu, Senior Fellow at ICTSD International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development.

November 2017

  1. Uber, the sharing economy and social dialogue

    21 November 2017

    Watch Uber Head of Work-Policy and Research Amit Singh and UNI Global Union General Secretary Philip Jennings discuss their views on the sharing economy and future of work. The two were at the ILO this week for a high-level seminar hosted by Permanent Mission of Belgium in Geneva.

  2. Switzerland supports the Equal Pay International Coalition

    16 November 2017

    The Equal Pay International Coalition (EPIC) was launched at the U.N. General Assembly in September 2017. Sylvie Dürrer, Director of the Swiss Federal Office for Gender Equality, explains why Switzerland has decided to join the coalition and why gender equality matters to the country.

October 2017

  1. What is the Equal Pay International Coalition?

    18 October 2017

    The Equal Pay International Coalition (EPIC) was launched at the U.N. General Assembly in September 2017. Manuela Tomei, Director of the ILO's WorkQuality department, explains what the coalition aims to achieve and why it is important to address the gender pay gap.

July 2017

  1. Everything you’ve ever wanted to know about Universal Basic Income

    05 July 2017

    In this live interview from the Regulating for Decent Work Conference in Geneva, we talked about Finland’s experiment with Universal Basic Income, and heard both the pros and the cons of this controversial policy proposal.

  2. What’s the true value of the care economy?

    05 July 2017

    Care is crucial for the well-being of individuals and society. Yet it remains undervalued and underpaid, with many carers suffering poor working conditions. In this live interview from the Regulating for Decent Work Conference in Geneva, we explore the true value of the care economy.

June 2017

  1. Guy Ryder looks back on #ILC2017

    19 June 2017

    The transition from war to peace, labour migration, the green economy, fundamental principals and rights at work....these issues and more were the topic of a live conversation with ILO Director-General Guy Ryder on the main conclusions of this year’s world parliament of labour, the 106th International Labour Conference.

  2. Macro-Labour Summer Course 2017

    12 June 2017

    The ILO-ITCILO Macro-Labour course aims at providing a systematic overview of the theoretical and empirical tools that support policy makers, analysts and practitioners to better understand macro-labour interactions.

  3. Innovate to extend social protection to workers in the informal economy

    08 June 2017

    We need to look at how we can innovate and find solutions to empower informal economy workers to be part of the solution to have access to social protection and transition to the formal economy, says Luis Frota, a senior social protection expert from the ILO. The interview took place at the #SDGStudio at European Development Days, #EDD17 in Brussels on 8 June 2017.

  4. Five things to know about the Committee on Employment and Decent Work for the Transition to Peace

    05 June 2017

    Azita Berar Awad, Director of the ILO's Employment Policy Department, explains why, during times of conflict and natural disaster, it's important to emphasize prevention, not only intervention.