News

June 2017

  1. Global Business Network

    ILO Establishes a Global Business Network on Forced Labour and Human Trafficking

    02 June 2017

    New network marks unique opportunity to address the scourge of forced labour and human trafficking in a rapidly changing world.

  2. © Bernard Spragg. NZ 2017

    Questions and Answers

    International Labour Conference to discuss labour migration and fair recruitment

    02 June 2017

    ILO News talked to Ryszard Cholewinski, ILO Migration Policy Specialist, about current trends and the importance of addressing governance challenges in a changing labour migration landscape.

May 2017

  1. © Tbass Effendi 2017

    Occupied Arab territories

    ILO calls for urgent action to provide decent work for Palestinian workers

    31 May 2017

    Five decades of occupation have created pervasive unemployment and a fragmented and ineffective labour market in the occupied Arab territories, rendering the reactivation of the peace process an urgent necessity, an ILO annual report says.

  2. Blog

    What’s on the agenda at this year’s International Labour Conference?

    29 May 2017

    The 106th Session of the International Labour Conference gets under way in Geneva, Switzerland from June 5-16. Here’s a look at the main issues that will be discussed by government, employer and worker delegates from the ILO’s 187 member states.

  3. Media advisory

    Preview of the 106th session of the International Labour Conference

    29 May 2017

  4. Skills

    ILO Forum to examine the role of skills development in trade, employability and inclusive growth

    26 May 2017

    The Forum will bring together a broad spectrum of participants to share knowledge and lessons learned from implementing strategies for promoting skills development for trade, employability and inclusive growth.

  5. Skills

    ILO to hold an Inter-regional Technical Forum on Skills for Trade, Employability and Inclusive Growth

    25 May 2017

    The Forum will be hosted by the International Labour Organization in partnership with the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (SIDA) and the Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA).

  6. Blog

    More than 26 million unemployed in Latin America: The need for new engines of growth

    24 May 2017

    Forecasts confirm that the labour situation in Latin America and the Caribbean is becoming more worrisome.

  7. Blog

    Who takes out the digital trash?

    23 May 2017

    What does editing horrors from the Internet before the public sees them do the people with that job? Find out in our latest Work In Progress blog.

  8. Youth employment

    ILO, LUKOIL extend partnership on youth employment

    23 May 2017

    “We have the unique opportunity to partner in order to scale-up action on youth employment and tackle this crisis head on,” said ILO Director-General Guy Ryder.