News and events on the future of work

  1. Curating a vision with young African entrepreneurs

    12 December 2018

    How can young people be involved in creating a future of work that is decent, equitable and bright? This November I was fortunate enough to take part in an event with this mandate at its heart.

  2. Voices from the World of Work: Yuri Afanasiev

    10 December 2018

    UN Resident Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative in India, Yuri Afanasiev, talks about ILO's rich history, its critical role in shaping the future of work, and more.

  3. Academic reflections on the Future of Work kicks off the ILO centenary celebrations in China

    05 December 2018

  4. © G20 Argentina 2018

    Leaders’ Declaration stresses the need to put people first in preparing the future of work

    01 December 2018

    G20 Communiqué covers key issues, including the future of work, infrastructure for development, sustainable food supply and gender equality.

  5. The future of work will be a central theme of international discussions

    29 November 2018

    The summit of G20 leaders will take place for the first time in Latin America. Leaders of 19 countries and the European Union meet in Buenos Aires to reach consensus on policies for equitable and sustainable development. The future of work is one of the three priorities that constitute the agenda of the meeting.

  6. How do we ensure that workers have the right skills for the jobs of today and tomorrow?

    28 November 2018

    In this video, ILO Chief of the Skills and Employability Branch Srinivas B. Reddy discusses what is needed to ensure that workers have the right skills for the jobs of today and tomorrow.

  7. Global challenges impacting the future world of work: What skills will the jobs of tomorrow require?

    28 November 2018

    In this video ILO’s Olga Strietska-Ilina, Senior Skills and Employability Specialist, responds to the question of what skills are needed for the jobs of the future.

  8. What are the major trends shaping the world of work and how will this affect employment and jobs?

    28 November 2018

    In this video, ILO Director of Employment Policy Department Sangheon Lee discusses major global trends facing countries today and how this will affect the future of employment and jobs.

  9. ILO Global Commission wraps up final meeting ahead of landmark report

    22 November 2018

    Commissioners finalize details of their independent report on the future of work, to be published in January 2019 - the start of the ILO’s Centenary.

  10. ILO forum sheds light on a new generation of skills development policy

    20 November 2018

    As countries prepare to meet future skills challenges, ILO-Korea Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) Forum discussed how skills development policies can contribute to competitiveness and inclusiveness.