News and events on the future of work

  1. National dialogue - Perceptions of “Future of Work” in Pakistan

    01 March 2017

    The video shows the national dialogue organised by Ministry of Overseas Pakistanis & HRD. Inputs from various stakeholders on 'Future of Work - Pakistan' highlighting future modalities and aspiration of local communities for next century and strategies required to improve the evolving work scenarios in relevance to technology and evolving forms of work in different sectors.

  2. Survey results – Perceptions of “Future of Work” in Pakistan

    01 March 2017

    The video presents the results of online survey conducted by the Ministry of Overseas Pakistanis & HRD in Pakistan to obtain feedback from all stakeholders from all segments of society on “Future of Work”. The survey covered 800 respondents from all over the country.

  3. ILO/EC - Inequalities and the world of work: what role for industrial relations and social dialogue?

    The purpose of this conference will be to investigate the possible role of social dialogue and social partners and more generally industrial relations to reduce inequalities in the world of work. A particular attention will be paid to the contribution of social partners and social dialogue to reach a better balance between flexibility and security for both the employers and the workers.

  4. 5th Conference of the Regulating for Decent Work Network: Future of Work

  5. Caribbean Future of Work Forum, 2017

    The Forum will examine the drivers of change as they affect the world of work in the Caribbean and identify the proactive action needed to shape the future of work that the Caribbean wants.

  6. Sharan Burrow: What are the challenges and opportunities for unions in 2017?

    30 January 2017

    How can women’s trade union membership be improved and what are the unions’ priorities regarding the discussion on the future of work? These are some of the major challenges facing the trade union movement in 2017. In the following interview, Sharan Burrow, General Secretary of the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) discusses the main achievements of the trade union movement in 2016 and highlights major challenges and opportunities for unions in 2017.

  7. © Zhong yang / Imaginechina 2018

    ILO to convene landmark event on “The Future of Work We Want”

    25 January 2017

    Experts from around the world will gather in Geneva on 6-7 April to discuss the sweeping changes currently affecting the world of work.

  8. © EU 2018

    International labour standards should be an important reference point for the European Pillar of Social Rights

    23 January 2017

    A strong social dimension of European governance should be at the heart of the roadmap for the future of the EU and would help to reconnect with citizens.

  9. Special Plenary Debate: “Building a future of Decent Work in Asia and the Pacific – Trends, challenges and policies for jobs creation, rights and equity”

  10. The World of Work: The challenges ahead for ILO

    24 November 2016

    In this interview, President of the Workers’ Group, Luc Cortebeeck, reflects on the results of the 328th Session of the Governing Body of ILO, which took place in November. He explains the big challenges ahead for ILO in the light of the re-election of its Director-General, Guy Ryder. Mr Cortebeeck also talks about the perspective of the Workers’ Group on the protection of workers’ rights in Qatar, Venezuela, Chili, Guatemala and Myanmar as well as on the fight against child labour across the world.