ILO in history

  1. The 1919 Session of the ILO Governing Body

    03 December 2007

    As this issue of World of Work goes to press, the 300th Session of ILO Governing Body is in progress. What was the first meeting like, in November 1919?

  2. A voice for dialogue and decent work

    01 August 2007

    In June, the ILO awarded its first annual Decent Work Research Prize to Nobel Peace laureate and former South African President Nelson Mandela and the eminent academic and specialist in social security, Professor Carmelo Mesa-Lago...

  3. Protecting labour rights - A crucial ILO body celebrates its 80th anniversary

    01 December 2006

    On 24-25 November 2006 the ILO’s International Labour Standards Department organized a twoday meeting on “Protecting labour rights as human rights: Present and future of international supervision”, focusing on the effectiveness of supervision in the international legal system.

  4. Poland and the ILO: History, again

    01 December 2005

  5. Waving through history: how the ILO finally got an official flag

    01 August 2005