Post-2015 Development Agenda
20 May 2013
With the deadline for the Millennium Development Goals approaching, Aurelio Parisotto, ILO Senior Economist, explains why jobs and livelihoods should be at the centre of a post-2015 development agenda.
30 April 2013
Social protection measures can help reduce the incidence of child labour, says Constance Thomas, Director of the ILO’s International Programme on the Elimination of Child Labour (IPEC).
24 April 2013
The public sector in many European countries has been hit hard by the economic crisis, leading to big cuts in spending, jobs and wages. ILO Senior Economist, Daniel Vaughan-Whitehead, analyses the impact on the public sector, of policy responses to the crisis.
18 April 2013
As the world’s emerging economies change the dynamics of the global economy, Philippe Egger, Director of the ILO Bureau of Programming and Management, explores the challenges of comparing wages across countries.
12 April 2013
A new ILO book says that financial cooperatives fared better than the big investor-owned banks during the economic crisis.
25 March 2013
New technology has made teleworking easier and more efficient but there has been resistance to the idea from unexpected quarters. There is, however, a strong business case for working from home. By Jon Messenger, ILO senior research officer and Laura Addati, ILO Maternity protection and work-family specialist.
Public and private sectors
18 March 2013
With outsourcing, the distinction between the public and private sectors is blurring in many areas – raising questions about whether there should be one labour law for all workers. By Miguel Ángel Malo, senior economist at the ILO’s International Institute for Labour Studies.
27 February 2013
ILO Green Jobs Programme coordinator, Peter Poschen, outlines the business and job opportunities that could emerge from a shift to a greener economy.
By Guy Ryder
14 February 2013
ILO Director-General Guy Ryder discusses the priorities of the European Union in the context of his first official visit to Ireland, which holds the rotating Presidency of the Council of the EU.
13 February 2013
More women in India of working age are enrolling in secondary school but that is only one reason why the number of women who are either working or looking for a job is decreasing.