News

July 2017

  1. © AMT 2017

    Research Paper

    Emerging economies hold key to future of work in the auto industry

    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.

  2. Trade Unions

    Towards a future of work without child labour and forced labour in Europe and Central Asia

    19 July 2017

  3. © Ness Kerton / AusAID 2017

    World Youth Skills Day

    With relevant skills, youth can help accelerate progress on the Sustainable Development Goals

    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.

  4. © Erik Törner / IM Swedish Devt 2017

    Sustainable Development

    Recalibrating Market Forces to Build Sustainable and Equitable Economies

    17 July 2017

    Joint press release by PAGE, UN Environment, ILO, UNDP, UNIDO and UNITAR.

  5. © Wiking Husberg 2017

    Occupational Safety and Health

    New ILO Project aims to reduce work accidents and occupational diseases in Ukrainian mines

    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.

  6. © Bundesregierung/Güngör 2017

    G20 Leaders' Summit

    Shaping inclusive globalization preoccupies G20 Leaders at Hamburg Summit

    08 July 2017

    Leaders’ Declaration recognizes the importance of meeting the challenge of creating decent work opportunities and reversing trends towards increased inequality.

  7. Press release

    ILO and Russian Federation discuss second phase of the project “Applying the G20 Training Strategy”

    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.

  8. © Adri Berger / ILO 2017

    Skills and trade

    ILO, WTO launch study on investing in skills for inclusive 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).

  9. 5th Regulating for Decent Work Conference

    ILO meeting to focus on major transformations in the world of work

    03 July 2017

    Three-day gathering of international experts is expected to provide policy guidance related to sweeping change in the world of work.

June 2017

  1. Blog

    What have we learned about helping women with conditional cash transfers?

    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.