28 May – 8 June 2018
ILO's annual Labour Conference gets underway in Geneva, from 28 May to the 8 June 2018. This year's session brings together over 4,000 delegates from around the globe to discuss the most pressing issues facing the world of work. Follow the opening ceremony live from Geneva on Monday at 9:00 a.m. (11:00 GMT).Read
An ILO report highlights the toll HIV and AIDS continue to take on the labour force, and its economic and social implications. The ILO calls for urgent efforts to close the treatment gaps, step up testing and prevention measures, and ensure workers can enjoy healthy and productive lives.Read
World Employment and Social Outlook 2018
In a global context of wage growth stagnation, increasing income inequality and a growing number of people in non-standard employment, Egypt is turning to new green technologies that protect the environment while creating productive employment.Read
Global Commission on the Future of Work
The third meeting of the Global Commission on the Future of Work focussed on key themes of next year’s landmark report.Read
Programmes and results
The ILO has integrated many of its existing technical projects into five flagship programmes, designed to enhance the efficency and impact of its development cooperation with constituents on a global scale.
The Better Work programme helps improve working conditions in garment factories, while making the sector more competitive.
ILO projects worldwide
With over 50 years of experience in development cooperation, the ILO today has a bigger portfolio than ever with some 600 active programmes and projects in more than 100 countries.
Artworks brings together artists to raise awareness, promote fundamental rights and advocate for social change on world of work issues.
World of work trends
- World Employment and Social Outlook 2018: Greening with Jobs
- World Employment and Social Outlook: Trends for Women 2018 – Global snapshot
- World Employment and Social Outlook: Trends 2018
- World Social Protection Report 2017-19
- Global Employment Trends for Youth 2017
- 2017 Global Estimates of Modern Slavery and Child Labour
Trainings and courses
Global provider of training for the world of work
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Special 2018 issue
This year’s edition of the World of Work magazine highlights the themes discussed by the ILO’s 107th International Labour Conference (ILC).