News and articles - 106th International Labour Conference

  1. 106th International Labour Conference

    The World of Work must go green

    05 June 2017

    “We need the right policies to make the transition happen and to make it just,” said ILO Director-General Guy Ryder at the opening session of the 106th International Labour Conference.

  2. Press release

    President of Uruguay at the ILO Conference: Social dialogue and collective bargaining are essential for progress

    05 June 2017

    Without agreements, there is no progress, President Tabaré Vázquez said at the opening day of the ILO annual meeting in Geneva. In his message to delegates, he warned that "we must not wait for the future, we must build it."

  3. World Day Against Child Labour

    World Day against Child Labour: In conflicts and disasters, protect children from child labour

    04 June 2017

    This year, World Day Against Child Labour on 12 June focuses on the impact of conflicts and disasters on child labour. In times of conflict, in times of disaster, when livelihoods are disrupted, basic services are lost and people can be forced from their homes, entire families become more vulnerable.

  4. © Bernard Spragg. NZ 2019

    Questions and Answers

    International Labour Conference to discuss labour migration and fair recruitment

    02 June 2017

    ILO News talked to Ryszard Cholewinski, ILO Migration Policy Specialist, about current trends and the importance of addressing governance challenges in a changing labour migration landscape.

  5. © Tbass Effendi 2019

    Occupied Arab territories

    ILO calls for urgent action to provide decent work for Palestinian workers

    31 May 2017

    Five decades of occupation have created pervasive unemployment and a fragmented and ineffective labour market in the occupied Arab territories, rendering the reactivation of the peace process an urgent necessity, an ILO annual report says.

  6. Blog

    What to expect from the International Labour Conference?

    29 May 2017

    The 106th Session of the International Labour Conference gets under way in Geneva, Switzerland from June 5-16. Here’s a look at the main issues that will be discussed by government, employer and worker delegates from the ILO’s 187 member states.

  7. Media advisory

    Preview of the 106th session of the International Labour Conference

    29 May 2017

  8. International Labour Conference

    Media accreditation information

    09 May 2017