29 August 2017
The automotive industry is a sector of prime importance for the ILO, not only because of its economic weight but also because of its history. Since the days of Henry Ford, the evolution of this industry in terms of work organization, modes of production and technology has often served as an inspiration for other economic sectors.
Tackling youth employment in Sub-Saharan Africa
18 August 2017
Within the next 15 years, some 375 million young people will become of working age in Africa, equivalent to the current population of Canada and the United States combined. By 2050, nearly one in three young people will be living in sub-Saharan Africa, and most of them simply cannot afford not to work.
10 August 2017
New ILO book focuses on the global challenge of youth unemployment and proposes policies to create more decent jobs for young women and men.
01 August 2017
Despite the considerable progress that has been made towards achieving gender equality in the world of work, certain factors seem to be preventing it from accelerating.
20 July 2017
What are the main future of work challenges the automotive industry faces around the globe? ILO News spoke with Tommaso Pardi, author of a research paper commissioned by the ILO through the France-ILO cooperation agreement, looking at the transformation currently taking place in both developed and developing countries.
Occupational Safety and Health
13 July 2017
ILO News talked to Kenichi Hirose, Senior Social Protection Specialist, ILO-Budapest, and Iryna Peksheva, National Project Coordinator, Kyiv, about a new ILO project aimed at improving safety and health for Ukrainian miners. In June, they visited three mines to assess safety and identify areas for priority action.
30 June 2017
Between 2001 and 2002, Argentina suffered one of the worst economic crises in its history. Unemployment rose, the share of people living below the poverty line increased and political instability and social unrest ensued.
20 June 2017
In my role as the Corporate Social Responsibility & Solidarity Manager of the Adecco Group in France – a multinational enterprise with operations in 60 countries – I have witnessed the positive impact of employing persons with disabilities at our company.
13 June 2017
With the ratification of ILO Conventions No. 138 and 182 – India now has ratified six out of eight ILO fundamental conventions. Comment by Ms Panudda Boonpala, Director of the ILO Country office in India.
Questions and Answers
02 June 2017
ILO News talked to Ryszard Cholewinski, ILO Migration Policy Specialist, about current trends and the importance of addressing governance challenges in a changing labour migration landscape.