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News, views and analysis from the world of work


  1. Global Initiative on Decent Jobs for Youth

    Guy Ryder announces Global Youth Initiative

    01 February 2016

  2. © ILO/ Awad Tawel 2016

    Refugee crisis

    Syria: Donors must help host countries meet refugee crisis

    29 January 2016


  1. Workplace discrimination

    Building better morale boosts company competitiveness

    01 February 2016

  2. Oil and gas industry

    Oil and gas: Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) in polar climes

    29 January 2016

Watch and Listen

  1. Local Empowerment through Economic Development

    Video: Sri Lankans rebuild livelihoods with new skills

    21 December 2015

  2. Key Indicators of the Labour Market (KILM) 2015

    Video: KILM and the Sustainable Development Goals

    17 November 2015

The Editor's Pick

  1. The Economist

    Young, gifted and held back: The world’s young are an oppressed minority. Unleash them

    In the world of “The Hunger Games” youngsters are forced to fight to the death for the amusement of their white-haired rulers. Today’s teen fiction is relentlessly dystopian, but the gap between fantasy and reality is often narrower than you might think