News

June 2017

  1. ILO Governing Body

    ILO Governing Body elects Luc Cortebeeck as new chairperson

    17 June 2017

    Luc Cortebeeck, President of the Workers’ Group and Vice-Chairperson of the ILO Governing Body, will head the International Labour Organization’s executive body for the period 2017-2018.

  2. Governing Body

    Catelene Passchier, Workers’ delegate from the Netherlands elected President of the Workers’ Group

    17 June 2017

  3. 106th International Labour Conference

    ILO ready to face world of work challenges resulting from crisis, labour migration and green transition

    16 June 2017

    Conference shows that the ILO is ready and able to update its standards, making them robust and relevant.

  4. World of Work Summit: A better future for women at work

    ILO World of Work Summit calls for a better future for women and men

    15 June 2017

    Unique Summit brings together three women Presidents and other key actors to promote women at work.

  5. World of Work Summit: A better future for women at work

    President Gurib-Fakim of Mauritius advocates better future for women at work

    15 June 2017

    President Ameenah Gurib-Fakim, the first woman President of Mauritius, urged African Member States to eliminate gender inequality and empower women to boost the continent’s development potential through innovative policies that facilitate women’s integration in the workforce.

  6. World of Work Summit: A better future for women at work

    President of Nepal: Women’s empowerment underpins equal, just and peaceful societies

    15 June 2017

    Societies cannot prosper under conditions of gender discrimination and inequality, said Nepal’s President Bidya Devi Bhandari at the World of Work Summit of the ILO’s 106th International Labour Conference.

  7. World of Work Summit: A better future for women at work

    Malta’s President calls on the global community to take urgent action on gender equality

    15 June 2017

    “The global economy will continue to suffer greatly, if women continue to be excluded,” said the President of Malta, H.E. Marie-Louise Coleiro Preca, at the ILO’s World of Work Summit.

  8. © Yamuni Rashmika Perera / ILO 2018

    World Employment and Social Outlook – Trends for Women

    Reducing gender gaps would significantly benefit women, society and the economy

    14 June 2017

    New ILO report shows closing the gender gaps by 25 per cent by 2025 could add US$ 5.8 trillion to the global economy and boost tax revenue.

  9. Media advisory

    ILO World of Work Summit and visits of the Presidents of Nepal, Malta and Mauritius

    13 June 2017

  10. International Labour Conference - ASPAG meeting

    Asia Pacific Group labour ministers: Decent Work at heart of sustainable development

    13 June 2017

    Ministers of labour of countries from the Middle East to Australia met on sidelines of ILC to exchange ideas on generating Decent Work for sustainable development in the wider Asia Pacific region.