• Future of Work report, ILO Centenary celebrations to be launched on January 22

    January 22 will be a big day for the ILO, as daylong celebrations marking the start of its 100th anniversary begin with the launch of the Global Commission report on the Future of Work. ​Both events will be webcast on ilo.org (report launch at 09:30 GMT and opening ceremony at 15:00 GMT).

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  • Setting standards for decent work

    Developing international labour standards at the ILO is a unique process involving governments, workers and employers from around the world working together. Find out more about the ILO’s mission to advance social justice and promote decent work in chapter 2 of our new multimedia, interactive Centenary website.
    We’ll be rolling out new chapters in the course of the next two months on ilo.org/100 as we celebrate our 100th anniversary.

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  • The ILO Centenary – Why it matters to us all

    ILO Director-General Guy Ryder marks the start of the ILO’s second Century of service to the world of work by recalling its first 100 years and pointing to the challenges that face us all in shaping the future of work we want.

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    Responding to globalization: The Decent Work Agenda

    As the ILO turns 100, we look at some of the key events that shaped the organization’s story. The introduction of the Decent Work Agenda at the turn of the century was one such milestone.

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News

  1. Green jobs: The key to sustainable development

    By making our work greener, we can build a better, more sustainable future for women and men around the world. The ILO defines green jobs as good for the environment, good for the economy and good.

Programmes and results

  1. ILO's flagship programmes

    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.

  2. Child Labour

    UK Government to support ILO in fighting child labour in South Asia

Cooperation

  1. Partnering for Development

    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.

  2. ILO, EU and OECD join forces for responsible supply chains

  3. ILO projects worldwide

    Discover the new ILO Development Cooperation Dashboard

Campaigns

  1. 50forFreedom

    Support the international treaty to end modern slavery

  2. Artworks

    Artists engagement programme

    Artworks brings together artists to raise awareness, promote fundamental rights and advocate for social change on world of work issues.

World of Work magazine

  1. Special 2018 issue

    Violence at work

    This year’s edition of the World of Work magazine highlights the themes discussed by the ILO’s 107th International Labour Conference (ILC).