News

June 2015

  1. 104th International Labour Conference

    Guy Ryder: Anticipating the Future of Work essential for advancing social justice

    13 June 2015

    The 104th International Labour Conference closes with a consensus to move ahead with a major Initiative on the future of the world of work.

  2. © Arne Hoel / World Bank 2015

    104th International Labour Conference

    ILO adopts historic labour standard to tackle the informal economy

    12 June 2015

    “It is not just the adoption of this Recommendation, it’s actually putting it into practice that will matter,” said ILO Director-General Guy Ryder.

  3. World of Work Summit

    President of Panama: Growth and welfare should go hand in hand

    11 June 2015

    In his address to the ILO Conference, President Juan Carlos Varela said that Panama wanted to be a protagonist in shaping a green economy of the future which should also be an inclusive economy.

  4. World of Work Summit

    President Hollande calls for tripartite mobilization on climate change

    11 June 2015

    Guest of honor of the 104th Session of the International Labour Conference, French President François Hollande advocated for universal mobilization to fight climate change and better ensure application of international labour law.

  5. World of Work Summit

    Nobel Peace Laureate warns climate change is fueling child trafficking

    11 June 2015

    Kailash Satyarthi calls for immediate action on climate change and a child-friendly approach to disaster management, at a special sitting of the International Labour Conference.

  6. World of Work Summit

    Decent work crucial to tackling climate change

    11 June 2015

    Tweets from a high-level discussion on climate change and the world of work, which opened the 2015 World of Work Summit on 11 June 2015.

  7. © Nguyen Xuan Chinh / ILO 2015

    World Day Against Child Labour 2015

    New ILO study points to the long-term impact of child labour

    11 June 2015

    New ILO report shows the need for coherent policies tackling child labour and the lack of decent jobs for youth together.

  8. © Z.H. Chowdhury / NurPhoto 2015

    Bangladesh

    Rana Plaza victims’ compensation scheme secures funds needed to make final payments

    08 June 2015

    ILO Director-General encouraged by milestone but says more work remains to be done.

  9. © German Federal Government 2015

    G7 Summit at Schloss Elmau

    ILO Director-General welcomes G7 commitment on responsible supply chains

    08 June 2015

    “The ILO will collaborate closely with its constituents and G7 partners to translate this vision into reality,” said Guy Ryder, who was at the G7 Summit in Elmau, Germany.

  10. 104th International Labour Conference

    Crisis migration: Decent work must be part of the solution

    05 June 2015

    Tweets from a high-level side event at the International Labour Conference in Geneva to address the urgent humanitarian, social and economic needs of migrants and refugees around the world.