Video interviews

June 2018

  1. World Day Against Child Labour - 20 years after the Global March, what’s been achieved?

    04 June 2018

    In 1998, 7 million people marched across five continents to demand for the ILO Convention 182 against the worst forms of child labour. As we celebrate the World Day Against Child Labour and the 20 years of the Global March today at the 107th Session of the International Labour Conference, we ask: what’s been achieved? Join the conversation with Kailash Satyarthi, Nobel Peace Laureate and founder of the Global March against Child Labour, and former marchers to find out.

May 2018

  1. Five things to know about the ILO Committee on the Application of Standards

    26 May 2018

    Corinne Vargha, Director of the ILO’s International Labour Standards Department, tells us what we can expect at this year’s Committee on the Application of Standards taking place at the 107th International Labour Conference.

March 2018

  1. An update on the Global Commission on the Future of Work

    08 March 2018

    The ILO Director-General, Guy Ryder, brings us up to date on what was discussed at the second meeting of the Global Commission on the Future of Work, the next steps for the Commission, and what we can expect in 2019.

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.