News and events on the future of work

  1. Landmark ILO Conference sets standards to measure new and invisible forms of work

    19 October 2018

    International Conference of Labour Statisticians adopts unique statistical roadmap to measure progress on UN’s 2030 Agenda and help policy makers create better policies on the future of work.

  2. ILO Director-General closes historic labour statistics Conference

    19 October 2018

    Conference offers the world new statistical tools which will provide policy makers with much needed information on emerging and less visible forms of employment.

  3. International Labour Office expresses concern about World Bank report on future of work

    12 October 2018

    Following the publication of the World Development Report 2019 on ‘The Changing Nature of Work’, the International Labour Office questions the approach to some key issues addressed in the publication.

  4. “Making the invisible visible”

    09 October 2018

    The 20th ILO International Conference of Labour Statisticians opened in Geneva on 10 October 2018. An interview with Rafael Diez de Medina, Director of ILO Statistics, about some of the key issues on the agenda.

  5. The ILO Centenary year will officially open on 22 January, 2019

    The report of the ILO Global Commission on the Future of Work will be launched officially on 22 January, 2019.

  6. ILO: Let’s make a better future of work in the Americas

    05 October 2018

    The tripartite constituents of the International Labour Organization approved the Panama Declaration, which calls on social partners to work together for the future of work in the region.

  7. Conference to agree better ways of measuring work

    04 October 2018

    International Conference of Labour Statisticians is expected to propose better ways to create data that will help policy makers prepare for the future of work.

  8. Ryder: Social dialogue, the key to a future of work with social justice

    02 October 2018

    At the opening of the 19th American Regional Meeting, ILO Director-General encourages governments, workers and employers to work together in order to face the challenges in the region.

  9. ILO’s message for the “Sowing the Seeds: Platform Cooperativism for Asia” Conference in Hong Kong

    28 September 2018

    ILO has sent a video message to the first conference seeking to explore ways in which cooperatives can join the digital economy in Asia.

  10. Past, present and future of work come together at the 19th American Regional Meeting in Panama

    28 September 2018

    In the run up to the ILO Centenary, representatives from the Americas will discuss the future of work between 2 and 5 October. For a century, Latin America was an active partner of the ILO, pioneering the organisation of regional meetings.