News and events on the future of work

  1. ESC-SI adopts Athens Declaration to promote social dialogue as a key instrument for shaping the future of work

    27 November 2017

    Over 180 participants from 37 countries gathered in Athens on 23-24 November 2017 to adopt a landmark Declaration on Social Dialogue and the Future of Work.

  2. The ILO presents the contribution of cooperative enterprises to the future of work at a side event to the European Social Summit

    23 November 2017

  3. ILO-AICESIS-OKE International Conference on Social Dialogue and the Future of Work - Day 2

    23 November 2017

    The Conference on Social Dialogue and the Future of Work is organized in the framework of the ILO Director-General’s Future of Work Centenary Initiative and the cooperation agreement between AICESIS and ILO. The objective of the Conference is to discuss the important transformations taking place in the world of work and to identify actions Economic and Social Councils and Similar Institutions (ESC-SIs) can take to help shape the future of work in a manner that best serves the interest of employers, workers and society at large. The Conference will foster and promote the sharing of good practices regarding policy responses designed to mitigate challenges related to the changing world of work.

  4. ILO-AICESIS-OKE International Conference on Social Dialogue and the Future of Work - Day 1

    23 November 2017

    The Conference on Social Dialogue and the Future of Work is organized in the framework of the ILO Director-General’s Future of Work Centenary Initiative and the cooperation agreement between AICESIS and ILO. The objective of the Conference is to discuss the important transformations taking place in the world of work and to identify actions Economic and Social Councils and Similar Institutions (ESC-SIs) can take to help shape the future of work in a manner that best serves the interest of employers, workers and society at large. The Conference will foster and promote the sharing of good practices regarding policy responses designed to mitigate challenges related to the changing world of work.

  5. Social Dialogue and the Future of Work

    The International Labour Organization (ILO), the International Association of Economic and Social Councils and Similar Institutions (AICESIS) and the Economic and Social Council of Greece (OKE) are jointly organizing a Conference on “Social Dialogue and the Future of Work”. The Conference is organized in the framework of the ILO’s Director General’s Future of Work Centenary Initiative and the cooperation agreement between AICESIS and ILO.

  6. Social dialogue and the future of work

    22 November 2017

    Representatives from Economic and Social Councils and Similar Institutions (AICESIS), the Social Council of Greece (OKE) and the ILO will gather in Athens on 23-24 November to discuss how social dialogue can help to shape a future of work that leaves no one behind (the event will be webcasted).

  7. Uber, the sharing economy and social dialogue

    21 November 2017

    Watch Uber Head of Work-Policy and Research Amit Singh and UNI Global Union General Secretary Philip Jennings discuss their views on the sharing economy and future of work. The two were at the ILO this week for a high-level seminar hosted by Permanent Mission of Belgium in Geneva.

  8. Jobs and Skills Mismatch – Job-rich growth for Sustainable Development

    On 27-28 November 2017, the Employment Policy Department will bring together researchers, policy-makers, practitioners and other stakeholders to review and discuss on-going research on demand for jobs and bottlenecks in developed and developing countries.

  9. The Future of Work in the Caribbean: What do we know? What do we need to know?

    A report on the findings will contribute towards the ILO global Initiative, including a constituent meeting to be convened by the ILO in 2018.

  10. ILO Global Commission homes in on key opportunities and challenges surrounding the future of work

    23 October 2017