April 2017

  1. Multilateral cooperation

    Joint press release by German Federal Chancellor, ILO, OECD, WTO, IMF and World Bank

    10 April 2017

    Joint press release by Federal Chancellor Angela Merkel, OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría, IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde, World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim, ILO Director-General Guy Ryder and WTO Director-General Roberto Azevêdo on the occasion of their meeting in Berlin on 10 April 2017.

  2. Global Dialogue on the Future of Work We Want

    ILO says social dialogue key to shaping the future of work we want

    07 April 2017

    ILO Director-General calls on global leaders to shape a future of work inspired by considerations of humanity, of social justice and peace.

  3. © ILO/Laith Abu Sha'ireh 2017

    Supporting the Future of Syria and the Region Conference

    ILO launches “Jobs Make the Difference” report

    05 April 2017

    The ILO, in partnership with UNDP and WFP, launches a report which focuses on expanding economic opportunities for Syrian Refugees and host Communities in Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, Syria and Turkey.

  4. Press release

    ILO Director-General Guy Ryder meets Lebanese President Michel Aoun

    03 April 2017

    The meeting was held at the presidential Baabda Palace in the capital Beirut, during Ryder’s first official visit to Lebanon

March 2017

  1. Indigenous and tribal peoples

    Revised ILO MNE Declaration will help promote indigenous peoples’ rights

    31 March 2017

    Positive engagement by businesses with indigenous and tribal peoples in line with the MNE Declaration could lead to stronger relationships, less conflict and new opportunities in ensuring inclusive and sustainable development for all.

  2. © Simone D.Mc Courtie/World Bank 2017

    Thailand 4.0 and the Future of Work

    Thailand must invest in its workers

    29 March 2017

    An Op-Ed by Maurizio Bussi, Director of the ILO Country Office for Thailand and Sameer Khatiwada ILO's Employment Specialist for East and South-East Asia and the Pacific, originally published in the Bangkok Post.

  3. Media Advisory

    ILO to convene landmark event on “The Future of Work We Want” on April 6-7

    29 March 2017

  4. © Eskinder Debebe / UN Photo 2017

    Sustainable development

    World green economy leaders look for ways to spark a new green revolution

    27 March 2017

    Leading economists, CEOs, ministers, heads of UN agencies and high-level representatives from nongovernmental organizations meet in Berlin to boost the green economy and set a path to the 2030 Agenda. Countries have donated close to €15 million so far while Uruguay and Guyana have joined the Partnership for Action on Green Economy.

  5. Media advisory

    ILO to launch new book on social dialogue trends in the EU

    27 March 2017

    New ILO study highlights emerging trends and good practices in social dialogue based on case studies in eleven EU Member States.

  6. Governing Body

    ILO Governing Body wraps up its 329th session

    24 March 2017

    The March session of the ILO Governing Body ended on 24 March. ILO News discussed the highlights with Juan Llobera, Clerk of the Governing Body.