Comment and analysis


  1. Blog post

    How can we create decent jobs in the digital age? Blog post by ILO director General

    19 January 2015

    Blog post published on the World Economic Forum website. by ILO director-General Guy Ryder


  1. ILO Blog

    What can the fight against HIV teach us about Ebola?

    19 December 2014

    Margherita Licata and Kofi Amekudzi, Technical Specialists ILOAIDS, discuss the successes of ILO's work to combat HIV in the workplace for lessons that could be applied in containing other diseases such as the Ebola outbreak in West Africa.

  2. ILO blog

    “What I learned from a day at the docks with Thailand’s labour inspectors”

    08 December 2014

    In our latest blog post, ILO’s Kuanruthai Siripatthanakol heads to some of Thailand’s busiest fishing ports to see the challenges faced by labour inspectors as they work to combat forced labour, child labour and other rights violations in the country’s fishing and seafood processing industry.

  3. ILO blog

    Children belong in school, not in supply chains

    28 November 2014

  4. © Nonie Reyes / World Bank 2015


    Five ways in which the ILO is working on climate change

    28 November 2014

  5. ILO blog

    South-South Cooperation: a path to eliminating child labour in Latin America

    20 November 2014

  6. © Dominic Chavez / World Bank 2015

    Governments and corporate social responsibility

    Sustainable public procurement on the rise

    19 November 2014

    Many governments are introducing laws and policies to stimulate responsible business practices, says Emmanuel Julien, Deputy-Director of the ILO's Enterprises Department. The annual Inter-agency Roundtable on Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) focuses on how governments are promoting responsible business conduct through sustainable public procurement (SPP).

  7. Garment industry in Bangladesh

    Workplace injury insurance must be part of the Rana Plaza legacy

    14 November 2014

    By Gilbert Houngbo, ILO Deputy Director-General for Field Operations and Partnerships

  8. Article

    Putting decent work at the heart of the Post-2015 Development Agenda

    12 November 2014

    Apolinário Jorge Correia, Chairperson of the ILO Governing Body on why full employment and decent work will be key for sustainable development in the post-2015 era.

  9. © Richard Lewisohn/Image Source 2015

    ILO study

    Maternity protection: Good for workers, good for small businesses

    20 October 2014

    Maternity protection and work-family measures can generate positive outcomes for small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), says ILO Specialist Laura Addati.