News and events on the future of work

  1. Regional dialogue on the future of work in Asia

    The Government of Singapore, in collaboration with the social partners and in partnership with the ILO, will host a regional tripartite conference to discuss the recommendations of the report of the Global Commission on the Future of Work.

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    New safety and health issues emerge as work changes

    18 April 2019

    A new report on Occupational Safety and Health (OSH), published ahead of the World Day for Safety and Health at Work on 28 April, reviews the ILO’s 100 years of achievements, and reveals some of the emerging challenges and opportunities in creating better working environments.

  3. ILO to launch new report on occupational safety and health

    16 April 2019

  4. How to shape a future that works

    11 April 2019

    ILO Director-General Guy Ryder shared his vision of the future of work, at an event at the Graduate Institute, Geneva - part of the ILO's 24-hour Centenary Global Tour.

  5. How to shape a future that works

  6. ILO marks centenary with hope for the future

    09 April 2019

    OpEd by Claire Courteille-Mulder, ILO country director for China and Mongolia.

  7. UN General Assembly commemorates the ILO Centenary

    08 April 2019

    A special session marks the ILO’s 100 years, followed by a series of high-level discussions on the future of work.

  8. The impact of artificial intelligence on labour markets

    05 April 2019

    The use of artificial intelligence, which rewards those in labour markets with the highest skills, can displace mid-levels jobs and bring a greater polarization in our societies, says ILO Director-General Guy Ryder in the BBC radio 4 documentary "Will AI Kill Development?".

  9. Nordic countries an inspiration for the ILO

    04 April 2019

    ILO Director-General, Guy Ryder, praised the contribution of Nordic countries to the organization’s mandate and outlined the opportunities and challenges ahead at the Nordic Conference on the Future of Work, in the Icelandic capital, Reykjavik.

  10. Skills Development and the Future of Work in Bangladesh

    This seminar provided a platform to exchange lessons learned on skills development and discuss policy responses by the Government of Bangladesh in the context of the Future of Work.