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    ILO Director-General closing remarks to the 104th International Labour conference

    13 June 2015

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    Guy Ryder: Anticipating the Future of Work essential for advancing social justice

    13 June 2015

    The 104th International Labour Conference closes with a consensus to move ahead with a major Initiative on the future of the world of work.

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    104th International Labour Conference

    ILO adopts historic labour standard to tackle the informal economy

    12 June 2015

    “It is not just the adoption of this Recommendation, it’s actually putting it into practice that will matter,” said ILO Director-General Guy Ryder.

  4. Press release

    Cook Islands become 186th ILO member State

    12 June 2015

  5. World of Work Summit

    President of Panama: Growth and welfare should go hand in hand

    11 June 2015

    In his address to the ILO Conference, President Juan Carlos Varela said that Panama wanted to be a protagonist in shaping a green economy of the future which should also be an inclusive economy.

  6. World of Work Summit

    President Hollande calls for tripartite mobilization on climate change

    11 June 2015

    Guest of honor of the 104th Session of the International Labour Conference, French President François Hollande advocated for universal mobilization to fight climate change and better ensure application of international labour law.

  7. World of Work Summit

    Nobel Peace Laureate warns climate change is fueling child trafficking

    11 June 2015

    Kailash Satyarthi calls for immediate action on climate change and a child-friendly approach to disaster management, at a special sitting of the International Labour Conference.

  8. World of Work Summit

    Decent work crucial to tackling climate change

    11 June 2015

    Tweets from a high-level discussion on climate change and the world of work, which opened the 2015 World of Work Summit on 11 June 2015.

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    ILO and EU-Presidency join forces to improve working conditions in small enterprises

    10 June 2015

    Informal meeting of Ministers of Labour and Social Affairs alongside the 104th International Labour Conference agree on renewed efforts to improve working conditions in small and micro enterprises.

  10. Upcoming events at the ILO

    ILO World of Work Summit and World Day against Child Labour

    08 June 2015

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    Crisis migration: Decent work must be part of the solution

    05 June 2015

    Tweets from a high-level side event at the International Labour Conference in Geneva to address the urgent humanitarian, social and economic needs of migrants and refugees around the world.

  12. Protocol to the Forced Labour Convention

    Niger signs up to end modern slavery

    05 June 2015

    Niger has ratified the 2014 Protocol to the 1930 ILO Forced Labour Convention, as part of a renewed global effort to eradicate modern slavery. The Protocol, a legally binding instrument, brings the existing convention into the modern era, with new provisions on prevention, protection and victims’ access to remedies.

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    ILO Director-General calls for global initiative on the future of work

    01 June 2015

    "We need to look at the longer term drivers of change, the transformational mega-trends, and what they imply for the goals we pursue in the ILO in its second century," said Guy Ryder in front of more than 4,000 delegates gathering in Geneva.

  14. Press release

    Ieva Jaunzeme elected President of the 104th International Labour Conference

    01 June 2015

    The Conference elected as Vice-presidents Mr Modest J. Mero (Governments) from Tanzania, Ms Ronnie Goldberg (Employers) from the United States and Mr Bernard Thibault (Workers) from France.

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    ILO Director-General’s opening remarks to the 104th International Labour Conference

    01 June 2015

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    News

    ILO: Unemployment among Palestinians up by over 25 per cent

    28 May 2015

    Occupation, settlement expansion, violence and tensions further depress Palestinian economy.

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    Annual ILO Conference to address the future of work, the informal economy and other key issues

    22 May 2015

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    Media accreditation information for the 104th ILO International Labour Conference

    09 April 2015