November 2016

  1. Media Advisory

    ILO to publish new report on non-standard forms of employment

    08 November 2016

  2. Press release

    Guy Ryder re-elected as ILO Director-General for a second term

    07 November 2016

    Guy Ryder has been re-elected by the Governing Body of the ILO for another five-year term that will start officially on 1 October 2017.

  3. © Evan Schneider / UN 2017


    The Paris Agreement on climate change enters into force

    04 November 2016

    The early ratification of the Agreement by 97 parties so far sends a clear and positive signal that countries are conscious of the urgency to avert irreversible damage from climate change.

  4. © MD. Hasibul Haque Sakib 2017


    Income inequality affects you whether you realize it or not

    04 November 2016

    Income inequality has a big impact on our lives, yet its effects aren’t always apparent. They’re often indirect, affecting us in ways that we may not even realize. Its consequences, however, are no less profound.

  5. © Fethi Belaid / AFP 2017

    Global South-South Development Expo 2016

    South-South Cooperation: ILO Solution Forum to focus on governance of work

    01 November 2016

    ILO Forum during the Global South-South Expo in Dubai will showcase good governance practices in the world of work.

October 2016

  1. © linmtheu 2017

    Transition to formal employment

    ILO members agree on a roadmap to curb undeclared work in Greece

    31 October 2016

    New initiative aims at reducing undeclared work that remains a significant feature of the Greek economy.

  2. InfoStories

    Employment: What stands between youth and decent jobs?

    30 October 2016

    More youth seem to prefer staying in school to getting a job early in life. That’s good news. Yet more than 200 million young people are either unemployed or have a job but live in poverty. Explore this InfoStory to learn more about global employment trends for young people and what stands between them and a decent job.

  3. Social Protection

    Global Business Network meets to promote social protection floors

    25 October 2016

    ILO Director-General highlights the role of business in further developing social protection floors and achieving sustainable development goals on social protection.

  4. © André Durand / AFP 2017

    Future of work and entreprises

    France and ILO organize international conference on the future of enterprises

    21 October 2016

    Researchers, government representatives and social partners from France and other countries look at how enterprises and workers can best adapt to future of work challenges.

  5. © Bruna cs 2017

    Labour situation in Latin America and the Caribbean

    Labour indicators in Latin America and the Caribbean continue to deteriorate in the midst of regional economic contraction

    19 October 2016

    ECLAC/ILO report indicates that urban unemployment increased during the first semester of 2016 and could reach 8.6 per cent for the year on average, with a marked variation between countries and subregions.