Press releases

May 2018

  1. Media advisory

    ILO to launch new global estimates about HIV and AIDS impact on the world of work

    22 May 2018

  2. Global Commission on the Future of Work

    ILO Global Commission shapes framework for final report

    18 May 2018

    The third meeting of the Global Commission on the Future of Work focussed on key themes of next year’s landmark report.

  3. Media advisory

    Preview of the 107th session of the International Labour Conference

    18 May 2018

  4. Global Deal

    Social dialogue key to decent work: Global Deal report

    18 May 2018

    Flagship report highlights the critical role of social dialogue in creating decent work and inclusive growth. But it also notes that much more needs to be done to promote the rights to freedom of association and collective bargaining.

  5. ILO Centenary

    Towards the ILO Centenary: Call for testimonies from Workers' Organizations

    16 May 2018

  6. Media Advisory

    New report on industrial relations and convergence in Europe to be presented at a joint ILO-EU Conference in Paris

    15 May 2018

  7. © S. Chakraborty/Mountain Partne 2018

    World Employment and Social Outlook 2018

    24 million jobs to open up in the green economy

    14 May 2018

    ILO flagship report estimates job losses and job creation as the world moves to a greener economy.

  8. Global Commission on the Future of Work

    Global Commission update

    10 May 2018

  9. © EU Naval Force 2018

    Maritime Labour Convention

    Seafarers to continue receiving wages if held by pirates

    10 May 2018

    The Special Tripartite Committee approved amendments of the Maritime Labour Convention providing for seafarers to continue to be paid if held captive as a result of piracy or armed robbery against ships.

  10. Seafarers' welfare

    ISWAN Award winner: "The Maritime Labour Convention is essential to prevent abuses"

    10 May 2018

    Jasper del Rosario is one of the winners of this year’s ISWAN 2018 Awards recognizing the work of those offering outstanding welfare services to seafarers. Before receiving his prize at the ILO headquarters, he talked to ILO News about his actions to promote seafarers’ welfare in the Philippines.