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.
19 July 2017
World Youth Skills Day
18 July 2017
On World Youth Skills Day, ILO highlights the need to provide new skills for young people that respond effectively to new forms of work.
17 July 2017
Joint press release by PAGE, UN Environment, ILO, UNDP, UNIDO and UNITAR.
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.
G20 Leaders' Summit
08 July 2017
Leaders’ Declaration recognizes the importance of meeting the challenge of creating decent work opportunities and reversing trends towards increased inequality.
06 July 2017
ILO officials and senior representatives of the Ministries of Education and Science, Finance, Labour and Social Protection, Foreign Affairs, Employers and Workers’ organizations and other key stakeholders involved in Skills Development met in Moscow to discuss the second phase of the Project, which represents a continued response of the Russian Federation and the ILO to support the application of the G20 Training Strategy.
Skills and trade
04 July 2017
Enhancing the skills of a country’s workforce lifts the export performance of its enterprises and better prepares them to meet foreign competition in the domestic market, according to economists from the International Labour Organization (ILO) and the World Trade Organization (WTO).
5th Regulating for Decent Work Conference
03 July 2017
Three-day gathering of international experts is expected to provide policy guidance related to sweeping change in the world of work.
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.