News and articles - 106th International Labour Conference

  1. 106th International Labour Conference

    ILO ready to face most prominent world of work challenges

    16 June 2017

    Conference shows that the ILO is ready and able to update its standards, making them robust and relevant.

  2. Article

    Summary of the work of the committees of the 106th International Labour Conference

    16 June 2017

  3. World of Work Summit: A better future for women at work

    ILO World of Work Summit calls for a better future for women and men

    15 June 2017

    Unique Summit brings together three women Presidents and other key actors to promote women at work.

  4. World of Work Summit: A better future for women at work

    President Gurib-Fakim of Mauritius advocates better future for women at work

    15 June 2017

    President Ameenah Gurib-Fakim, the first woman President of Mauritius, urged African Member States to eliminate gender inequality and empower women to boost the continent’s development potential through innovative policies that facilitate women’s integration in the workforce.

  5. World of Work Summit: A better future for women at work

    President of Nepal: Women’s empowerment underpins equal, just and peaceful societies

    15 June 2017

    Societies cannot prosper under conditions of gender discrimination and inequality, said Nepal’s President Bidya Devi Bhandari at the World of Work Summit of the ILO’s 106th International Labour Conference.

  6. World of Work Summit: A better future for women at work

    Malta’s President calls on the global community to take urgent action on gender equality

    15 June 2017

    “The global economy will continue to suffer greatly, if women continue to be excluded,” said the President of Malta, H.E. Marie-Louise Coleiro Preca, at the ILO’s World of Work Summit.

  7. 15 June 2017

    ILO World of Work Summit calls for a better future for women and men

  8. © Yamuni Rashmika Perera / ILO 2017

    World Employment and Social Outlook – Trends for Women

    Report: Closing the gender gap would add trillions to global economy

    14 June 2017

    New ILO report shows closing the gender gaps by 25 per cent by 2025 could add US$ 5.8 trillion to the global economy and boost tax revenue.

  9. Forced labour

    Denmark joins renewed fight to end forced labour

    14 June 2017

  10. Forced labour

    Sweden joins the global movement against forced labour

    14 June 2017