ILO in the media

2017

  1. BBC World News

    The future of work can be a force for positive change

    18 July 2017

    How are we going to use technology to produce the future of work that we want, asks ILO Director-General Guy Ryder. The notion that technology will decide has to give way to the idea that this is a policy debate and our future is in our hands.

  2. ILO in the media - From the BBC

    Child labour conventions to be ratified in India: Interview of Panudda Boonpala ILO country Director for India

    12 June 2017

  3. © BLOOMBERG 2017

    The Bangkok Post

    Work-hungry robots are chasing your job

    16 April 2017

  4. © Citrix Online 2017

    The Independent

    Working from home may not be as good for you as you think, study suggests

    23 February 2017

    The Independent analyses the main findings of the joint ILO-Eurofound report on telework

  5. BBC

    WESO Trends 2017: ILO Director-General Guy Ryder on BBC World News

    12 January 2017

2016

  1. BBC World Business Report

    Pace of wage growth slowing, says ILO

    15 December 2016

    Many things can be done to boost wage growth, says ILO senior economist, Patrick Belser, and co-author of the ILO’s Global Wage Report 2016/17, including the introduction of minimum wage policies and having collective agreement on wages.

  2. Interview

    Cooperatives, resilience to crises

    12 December 2016

    The Greek Magazine Efsyn interviewed ILO specialist on Cooperative, Simel Esim, on the role of cooperatives and other social and solidarity economy enterprises in crisis response including with regard to refugees.

  3. UN Radio

    Labour rights a must for future US-Africa trade deals, says ILO

    05 October 2016

    Future trade agreements between the US and Sub-Saharan African countries could become a "powerful" tool to enforce labour standards, said the ILO’s Assistant Director-General and Regional Director for Africa, Aeneas Chuma to UN Radio. Mr. Chuma recently attended the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) forum on trade and economic cooperation between the two blocs.

  4. BBC World Business Report

    Refugee crisis and access to labour markets must be a shared responsibility, says ILO

    20 September 2016

    It is not possible to expect those developing countries - which by the accident of geographical proximity are bearing at the moment most of the responsibility - to deal with the refugee crisis on their own, said ILO Director-General, Guy Ryder to the BBC. The UN General Assembly hosted a high-level summit on September 19 to address large movements of refugees and migrants, with the aim of bringing countries together behind a more humane and coordinated approach.

  5. BBC World News

    Growing youth employment a concern for societies worldwide

    25 August 2016

    The ILO’s Steven Tobin explores the findings of the “World Employment and Social Outlook - Trends for Youth” ILO report with the BBC.