News

June 2016

  1. 105th session of the International Labour Conference

    The realization of decent work in Global supply chains: ILO’s role is recognized

    23 June 2016

    The President of the Workers’ Group, Luc Cortebeeck, looks back over the results of the 105th Session of the International Labour Conference, and reflects in particular on ILO’s role in the realization of decent work in global supply chains. Mr Cortebeeck also sets out the position of the Workers’ Group on the cases of violations of international labour standards, the subject of decent work for peace and resilience and the impact of the ILO Declaration on Social Justice for a Fair Globalization.

  2. © M. Fleischmann / World Bank 2016

    Report on active labour market policies

    ILO: Labour market policies in Latin America must be reoriented to protect social achievements and address productivity gaps

    21 June 2016

    At a time when governments in the region face the dual challenges of creating quality jobs and safeguarding achievements in social inclusion and work quality, an ILO report highlights the need for a new approach based on active labour market policies to address the current economic slowdown.

  3. Media advisory

    ILO to issue new report on the impact of Active Labour Market Policies in Latin America and the Caribbean

    17 June 2016

  4. Press release

    ILO formulates policy options for upward convergence in the EU

    16 June 2016

    A new ILO publication examines the differences in socio-economic performance between EU Member States and formulates policy options for upward convergence.

  5. © Herald Post 2016

    5th anniversary of ILO Convention No 189

    Who cares for the carers?

    16 June 2016

    On International Domestic Workers’ Day, some good news on protecting vulnerable workers in the home - An OP-ED on the Domestic Workers Convention by Guy Ryder, ILO Director-General.

  6. Child sexual abuse

    ‘Luxembourg Guidelines’ on terminology: A step forward in the fight against sexual exploitation and sexual abuse of children

    14 June 2016

  7. 327th session of the ILO Governing Body

    ILO Governing Body elects Dr. Ulrich Seidenberger as new chairperson

    11 June 2016

    Ambassador Seidenberger from Germany will head the International Labour Organization’s executive body for the period 2016-2017.

  8. 105th International Labour Conference

    ILO Director-General: “ILO sets course to promote decent work in global supply chains, in transition from conflict and crisis and in making poverty history by 2030”

    10 June 2016

    World parliament of labour sets the course for global action to shape the future of work.

  9. World of Work Summit 2016

    Juncker: Social dialogue should return to centre of economic development

    09 June 2016

    Addressing the International Labour Conference the President of the European Commission has called on the ILO to partner with the EU to support economic integration and social progress around the globe.

  10. Press release

    ILO welcomes the new political declaration on ending AIDS adopted by the UN General Assembly

    08 June 2016

    UN Member States have adopted a new Political Declaration at the United Nations General Assembly High-Level Meeting on Ending AIDS