News

September 2018

  1. Press release

    ILO launches 2018 global media competition on labour migration and fair recruitment

    14 September 2018

    The international competition aims at encouraging quality reporting on labour migration and recruitment of migrant workers.

  2. © G20 Argentina 2018

    G20 Labour and Employment Ministers’ Meeting

    ILO Director-General praises G20 commitment on future of work

    07 September 2018

    The rapid changes affecting the world of work, as well as the need to reshape lifelong learning, strengthen social protection and leave no one behind, were at the centre of discussions at the G20 Labour Ministers’ meeting in Argentina. Ministers of Education joined them for the first time.

  3. Labour migration

    End of exit permits for most migrant workers in Qatar welcomed

    04 September 2018

    Qatar introduces new legislation to ensure freedom of movement of migrant workers, advancing its reform agenda.

  4. ILO100

    ILO @ 100: A year of celebration

    03 September 2018

    In 2019, the ILO will celebrate its 100th anniversary. The Centenary will be an opportunity to celebrate the ILO’s achievements and reaffirm its position as the authoritative global organization for the world of work.

  5. ILO100

    Social protection: Looking back, preparing the future

    03 September 2018

    To mark the ILO’s 100th anniversary, a new campaign will be launched to promote universal social protection.

  6. ILO100

    ILO deputy head: The Centenary will be a milestone for the ILO

    03 September 2018

    With a little over 100 days until the ILO’s Centenary, ILO Deputy Director-General Greg Vines explains where the Organization stands with preparations for the anniversary year.

  7. InfoStories

    ILO: Laying the foundations of social justice

    03 September 2018

    The ILO is a UN specialized agency dealing with labour issues. Its main aims are to promote rights at work, encourage decent employment opportunities, enhance social protection and strengthen dialogue on work-related issues. In 1969, the Organization received the Nobel Peace Prize.

  8. ILO100

    ILO unveils new visual identity to celebrate its 100th anniversary

    03 September 2018

    The International Labour Organization’s core values and aspirations are bound up in the symbol of its Centenary.

August 2018

  1. © Alain Jocard / AFP 2018

    Blog

    Digital tools: An opportunity for Africa’s informal sector

    30 August 2018

    Digital technologies are not just for developed economies. They can also be useful in the informal economy, especially in Africa.

  2. © Jake Guild 2018

    India Wage Report

    ILO: Strong wage policies are key to promote inclusive growth in India

    20 August 2018

    Despite real wage growth, inequality, informality and gender wage gap persist.