News and events on the future of work

  1. The Future of Work We Want: Workers’ perspective in the Arab region

    The conference will bring together workers’ leaders, voices from academia, governments and employers from across the region to discuss the profound transformations and challenges faced by the world of work today and in the future.

  2. ILO to hold Conference on “The Future of Work We Want: Workers’ perspective in the Arab region” on 20-21 September

    18 September 2017

  3. Work and Society Workshop on Future of Work in ITCILO-Turin on 21-22 September

    This meeting of Experts aims to contribute to the Future of Work Initiative, with a special focus on one of the centenary conversations: “Work and Society”.

  4. ILO to convene landmark event on “The Future of Work We Want: Workers’ perspective in the Europe and Central Asia” on 12-13 September

    08 September 2017

  5. The Future of Work We Want: Workers’ perspective in Europe and Central Asia region

    The conference will bring together workers’ leaders, voices from academia, governments and employers from across the region to discuss the profound transformations and challenges faced by the world of work today and in the future.

  6. ILO COOP eNewsUpdate No. 7, August 2017

    29 August 2017

    This latest issue of the ILO COOP Newsletter highlights a number of recent events and developments on cooperatives.

  7. © M. Rakusen / Cultura Creative 2017

    What does the future of work hold in store for the auto industry?

    29 August 2017

    The automotive industry is a sector of ​​prime importance for the ILO, not only because of its economic weight but also because of its history. Since the days of Henry Ford, the evolution of this industry in terms of work organization, modes of production and technology has often served as an inspiration for other economic sectors.

  8. Video: Global Commission on the Future of Work

    21 August 2017

    On 21 August, the Prime Minister of Sweden and the President of Mauritius will launch the high-level Global Commission on the Future of Work, the second stage in the ILO’s Future of Work Initiative.

  9. Speech by Her Excellency Mrs Ameenah Gurib-Fakim, President of the Republic of Mauritius, on the Launch of the ILO Global Commission on the Future of Work

    21 August 2017

    “With the advent of the Fourth Industrial Revolution, the world of work is in a state of flux, changing as never before, driven by inexorable forces that are impacting manufacturing and trade, global supply chains and the digitalisation of the global economy to name just a few,” said President of the Republic of Mauritius Ameenah Gurib-Fakim.

  10. Remarks by ILO Director-General Guy Ryder at the launch of the ILO Global Commission on the Future of Work

    21 August 2017

    “It is fundamentally important that we confront these challenges from the conviction that the future of work is not decided for us in advance. It is a future that we must make according to the values and the preferences that we choose as societies and through the policies that we design and implement,” said ILO Director-General Guy Ryder.