29 August 2017
The automotive industry is a sector of prime importance for the ILO, not only because of its economic weight but also because of its history. Since the days of Henry Ford, the evolution of this industry in terms of work organization, modes of production and technology has often served as an inspiration for other economic sectors.
Slavery Remembrance Day
23 August 2017
23 August marks International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery. Around the world, there are still 21 million people living in conditions of forced labour. Actor and ILO Goodwill Ambassador Wagner Moura recently met three of them from his home country of Brazil to learn about their experiences.
21 August 2017
Following the Jordanian government’s decision to allow Syrian refugees to obtain work permits, a new job centre has opened at the country’s largest refugee camp to help the people living there access the local labour market.
Global Commission on the Future of Work
21 August 2017
In the presence of the Prime Minister of Sweden and the President of Mauritius, the ILO has launched a high-level international body to address the challenges of the rapidly transforming world of work.
Tackling youth employment in Sub-Saharan Africa
18 August 2017
Within the next 15 years, some 375 million young people will become of working age in Africa, equivalent to the current population of Canada and the United States combined. By 2050, nearly one in three young people will be living in sub-Saharan Africa, and most of them simply cannot afford not to work.
Future of Work Initiative
16 August 2017
On 21 August, the Prime Minister of Sweden and the President of Mauritius will launch the new international body during a high-level event in Geneva.
10 August 2017
New ILO book focuses on the global challenge of youth unemployment and proposes policies to create more decent jobs for young women and men.
01 August 2017
Despite the considerable progress that has been made towards achieving gender equality in the world of work, certain factors seem to be preventing it from accelerating.
31 July 2017
The international competition aims at encouraging quality reporting on labour migration.
World Day against Trafficking in Persons
28 July 2017
50 for Freedom advocate and actor, Joaquín Furriel, was special guest of the International Labour Organization at a screening in Geneva of the award-winning movie, ‘The Boss: Anatomy of a crime.’