• © Dominique Faget / AFP 2015

    France: Climate agreement «should be as ambitious as possible»

    COP 21

    As the Paris Climate Conference gets under way, ILO News spoke to Ambassador Elisabeth Laurin, France’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations Office in Geneva and to International Organizations in Switzerland. She talks about France’s vision on the green economy and the role the ILO and social partners can play.


  • © Aristocrats-hat 2015

    10 action points towards a greener economy

    Just before the opening of the Paris climate conference that is expected to set new ambitious targets to move to a low-carbon economy, ILO Green Jobs Programme Coordinator Kees van der Ree outlines ten steps that can facilitate a transition to a green economy.


  • © WorldFish 2015

    Forced labour in fishing: How big is the problem?

    As an international Conference on Labour Exploitation in the Fishing Sector in the Atlantic Region kicks off in Oslo, ILO News speaks to Rebecca Surtees, conference panelist and Senior Researcher at the NEXUS Institute, about possible remedies to labour exploitation in the industry.


  • How Philippines recovered from disaster through decent work

    COP 21

    In the wake of Typhoon Haiyan, and as climate change exacerbates weather-related disasters around the globe, the ILO is working with local communities in the Philippines to make them more resilient to future storms. At the forthcoming Paris Climate Conference (COP 21), the ILO will advocate that the climate change and decent work agendas are mutually supportive.


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    Time to banish Violence Against Women in the Workplace

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