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The videos listed below show events coverage highlights and interviews from the 100th International Labour Conference. Live and recorded webcasts of the conference's plenary sessions and high-level panels can be watched on the "Live Broadcast" and "Recordings" web pages. 

Broadcast media correspondents wishing to conduct interviews with ILO officials, obtain film permits, or use the ILO's video editing, studio and transmission facilities should contact the Radio and Television unit chief, Karen Naets-Sekiguchi, (tel: 0041 (0) 79 593 1363,  To obtain broadcast-quality copies of events coverage contact Beatrice Mann ( or go to ILO TV's Audiovisual Distribution Platform

Conference Highlights

Conference Delegates Adopt International Labour Standard for Domestic Workers

Video Interview

Voices from the Conference:
Parting Impressions

  1. Video Highlights of the Panel: "Arab Youth - Aspiring for Social Justice"

    09 June 2011

    Video highlights of the ILC 100 high-level panel “Arab Youth: Aspiring for Social Justice”. A group of young activists from Algeria, Egypt, Tunisia and Yemen share their perspectives on what drove Arab youth to mobilize for a social change.

  2. Young voices in search of Decent Work

    09 June 2011

    Young people from Argentina, Egypt, Greece, India, Indonesia, Ireland, South Africa and Spain share their hopes and aspirations for finding Decent Work. Shown at the 100th International Labour Conference in Geneva, Switzerland, this film kicked off a high-level panel discussion with youth leaders on the employment challenges facing young people today.

  3. A Vibrant Commitment to Social Dialogue Among Palestinians

    03 June 2011

    Speaking at a press conference for the launch of a report on the situation of workers in the occupied Arab territories are Mr. Kari Tapiola, Special Adviser to the ILO Director-General and Ms. Nada Al-Nashif, Director of the ILO Regional Office for Arab States, who said that despite their commitment to national dialogue, not much has changed to improve the position of workers.

  4. Namibia: Delivering Pensions to Remote Communities

    02 June 2011

    In Namibia the government has found an innovative way to deliver its universal pension scheme to elderly people living in remote rural areas: a public private partnership that has seen pension money distributed using vehicles equipped with cash machines and a biometric recognition system. Nearly all elderly people over the age of 60 are now able to access their pension payment; money which is going a long way to alleviate poverty in Namibia.

  5. Video highlights of the ILO Director-General's opening remarks at the 100th International Labour Conference

    01 June 2011

    Director-General Juan Somavia opened the historic 100th International Labour Conference with a call for an urgent commitment to a new era of social justice and economic growth based on sustainable development to address mounting “turmoil” in the world of work.

  6. President of Finland Tarja Halonen Addresses 100th International Labour Conference

    01 June 2011

    In an address at the opening of the 100th annual Conference of the International Labour Organization, Finnish President Tarja Halonen cited the “absence of social justice” in the world, and said the ILO’s “values and policies are needed more than ever to create a world with fewer tensions, greater fairness and strengthened security.”

  7. A Window of Opportunity for Social Protection

    31 May 2011

    ILO TV interviews Michael Cichon, Director of the ILO's Social Security Department, about the committee discussion to take place at the 100th International Labour Conference on the ILO's strategic objective of social protection. The committee will run from June 1 to 13, 2011 and will focus on social security and how it can contribute to social justice and a fair globalization.

  8. On the Horizon: An International Labour Standard for Domestic Workers

    18 June 2010

    The June 2010 session of the International Labour Conference held a first discussion on a new international labour standard for domestic workers. ILO TV interviews Manuela Tomei, Director of the ILO's Conditions of Work and Employment Programme about the need to protect the working rights of domestic workers. Delegates will vote on this new labour standard at the 100th International Labour Conference in June 2011.