News and articles - 105th International Labour Conference

  1. 12 things we learned at the International Labour Conference

    27 June 2016

    As part of our coverage of the 105th Session of the International Labour Conference, we sat down with experts on a whole range of topics to look at some of the biggest issues facing the world of work. These talks were broadcast live to an audience of thousands of people worldwide, who shared their thoughts and questions with our experts. Here’s a short list of some of the things that we learned.

  2. The realization of decent work in Global supply chains: ILO’s role is recognized

    23 June 2016

    The President of the Workers’ Group, Luc Cortebeeck, looks back over the results of the 105th Session of the International Labour Conference, and reflects in particular on ILO’s role in the realization of decent work in global supply chains. Mr Cortebeeck also sets out the position of the Workers’ Group on the cases of violations of international labour standards, the subject of decent work for peace and resilience and the impact of the ILO Declaration on Social Justice for a Fair Globalization.

  3. France joins the global movement against forced labour

    14 June 2016

  4. End child labour in supply chains: It’s everyone’s business

    12 June 2016

    "Acting together, it is within our means to make the future of work a future without child labour," says ILO Director-General Guy Ryder on the occasion of World Day against Child Labour.

  5. ILO Director-General: “ILO sets course to promote decent work in global supply chains, in transition from conflict and crisis and in making poverty history by 2030”

    10 June 2016

    World parliament of labour sets the course for global action to shape the future of work.

  6. Juncker: Social dialogue should return to centre of economic development

    09 June 2016

    Addressing the International Labour Conference the President of the European Commission has called on the ILO to partner with the EU to support economic integration and social progress around the globe.

  7. ILO Director General opening remarks to the World of Work Summit

    09 June 2016

  8. ILO: Ending child labour in supply chains is everyone's business

    08 June 2016

  9. Belgium ratifies the Safety and Health in Construction Convention, 1988 (No. 167), and the Part-Time Work Convention, 1994 (No. 175)

    08 June 2016

  10. “Step out of the shadow!”: How cartoons support a campaign to formalize the Kyrgyz economy

    06 June 2016

    Last year, the International Labour Conference adopted the Recommendation concerning the transition from the informal to the formal economy (No.204). An innovative project in Kyrgyzstan shows how this transition can be facilitated in practice.