Video interviews

November 2018

  1. Voices from the World of Work: Franklin D. Roosevelt

    22 November 2018

    Surrounded by war at its headquarters in Geneva, in August 1940 the International Labour Organization temporarily moved its centre of operations to North America. Listen as US President Franklin D. Roosevelt (1933-45) addresses the International Labour Conference held in Washington DC in November 1941.

  2. Voices from the world of work in Madagascar

    16 November 2018

    As part of the International Labour Organization’s (ILO) video voices series, created to mark the Organization’s 100th anniversary in 2019, constituents from Madagascar share their thoughts on how the ILO has helped to promote social justice and set international labour standards.

October 2018

  1. Voices from the world of work in Latin America

    17 October 2018

    As part of the International Labour Organization’s (ILO) video voices series, created to mark the Organization’s 100th anniversary in 2019, constituents from Latin America share their thoughts on how the ILO has helped to build understanding and constructive relations in the world of work.

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. Promoting Convention No. 144 on Tripartite Consultations for the ILO Centenary in 2019

    26 May 2018

    To celebrate its centenary in 2019, the International Labour Organisation (ILO) has launched a campaign to promote the ratification of Convention No. 144 on Tripartite Consultations (International Labour Standards).

  2. 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.