The future of work
04 December 2013
"There are two nascent but important trends in the world of work that could be destabilising if not properly addressed," says Roy Chacko, Senior Advisor at the ILO's Bureau for Employers’ Activities (ACT/EMP). The ILO’s Bureau for Employers’ Activities is organizing a symposium on the topic “The future of work” in Geneva on 5-6 December.
21 October 2013
A new ILO book analyses labour market trends and regulations in various emerging markets and presents a number of policies that can lead to a synergy between economic growth and decent job creation.
Comment by Guy Ryder
08 October 2013
Making Migration Work
02 October 2013
As a High-Level Dialogue on International Migration and Development is taking place in New York, ILO Director General Guy Ryder discusses ways to improve labour migration governance for the benefit of all.
World Tourism Day
25 September 2013
On the occasion of World Tourism Day (27 September), ILO Senior Tourism Specialist Wolfgang Weinz and ILO Senior Gender Specialist Susan Maybud talk about the role that tourism can play in achieving poverty reduction and gender equality.
05 September 2013
UN International Youth Day
09 August 2013
To mark the UN International Youth Day (August 12th), the International Labour Organization (ILO) is focussing on the 27 million international young migrants worldwide, aged 15–24. The ILO answers some key questions on youth migration.
05 August 2013
On the occasion of World Breastfeeding Week (August 1-7), the ILO maternity protection specialist, Laura Addati, explains why breastfeeding in the workplace makes good sense for all parties concerned.
SMEs and job creation
26 July 2013
Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) play a key role in job creation, providing two thirds of all formal jobs in developing countries and up to 80 per cent in low income countries.
15 July 2013
Guy Ryder,ILO Director-General, stresses the need to reduce poverty and improve people’s chances of finding decent work in freedom and dignity.