Video and audio stories


  1. Video: Working Back Better - The ILO Story | Kerala Flood Response

    14 August 2020

    On requests received for support from State constituents, ILO in collaboration with its constituents facilitated response for Kerala Floods in 2018

  2. COVID-19 pandemic: Why youth employment must be a priority for Unions?

    30 July 2020

    Young workers are over represented in sectors that have been hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic. The youth employment must be a priority on the agenda of trade unions. Here is why...

  3. COVID-19 pandemic and Migrant workers: What role for Trade Unions?

    30 July 2020

    There are 164 millions migrant workers around the world and they have been very impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. How can trade unions protect migrant workers during the COVID-19 crisis? Learn more here..

  4. COVID-19 Pandemic and Migrant workers: the experience from Nepal...

    25 June 2020

    Migrant workers are exposed to vulnerable situations, decent work deficits and inequalities in normal times, and the COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated their situations. Ramesh Badal from the General Federation of Nepalese Trade Unions (GEFONT) shares the challenges faced by migrants workers in Nepal and the actions taken by Unions to support them in the country.

  5. Book launch: Still Work Work to be Done...

    19 June 2020

    In this book, Luc Cortebeeck explains the essential role to be played by the International Labour Organization to achieve Social Justice and Decent Work across the world. As former chairperson of the ILO Governing Body, Luc Cortebeeck shares also his expectations vis-à-vis the ILO and its constituents to build the post-coronavirus world...

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    COVID 19 Pandemic: Stimulating the Economy Recovery and Jobs

    18 June 2020

    The ILO policy framework is hinged on four key pillars in tackling the COVID-19 crisis on the basis of International Labour Standards. What can trade unions do to implement the pillar on stimulating the economy and jobs?Learn more here...

  7. Faridkot Band on World Day Against Child Labour

    12 June 2020

    Faridkot, the psychedelic indie pop band, shares their concern about the risk of children being pushed into labour due to COVID-19 crisis. ‘Act now before it’s too late,” reiterates the group in this video.

  8. Covid-19 Prevention mitigation measures: Ten Action Points for Trade Unions

    10 June 2020

    Across the globe, Governments are now confronted with the major challenge of putting in place appropriate exit strategies to come out of COVID-19 pandemic.What is the role of trade unions during lockdowns, shutdowns and re-opening? Learn more here...

  9. © Kenzo Tribouillard / AFP 2023

    COVID-19: What role for Workers' Organizations?

    17 April 2020

    The COVID-19 outbreak is the most severe crisis facing the world since the Second World War. It is not just a public health issue, but causing massive disruptions in the world of work. Workers’ organizations have a crucial role in combating the outbreak. Discover how...​

  10. Covid-19: Three tips to protect SME Workers

    15 April 2020

    The video provides a quick guide from ILO’s occupational safety and health experts for employers at small and medium scale enterprises (SMEs) to protect workers during the Covid 19 outbreak.

  11. (AUDIO) Coronavirus could see global unemployment rise by 25 million: ILO in India

    30 March 2020

    Ms Dagmar Walter, Director, ILO New Delhi, was interviewed by Global UN News to understand the impact of covid19 pandemic on the world of work in India.

  12. (Audio) Coordinated efforts are needed to tackle Covid 19

    30 March 2020

    Ms Dagmar Walter, Director, ILO New Delhi, was interviewed by UN News to understand the impact of Covid19 pandemic on the world of work in India.

  13. The ILO Centenary celebrations in India

    22 January 2020

    The video captures glimpses of the ILO Centenary celebrations organised by the Ministry of Labour and Employment of the Government of India at Ambedkar International Center in Delhi.


  1. Invisible workers: Enabling decent work for informal economy workers global supply chains

    10 September 2019

    The video was developed as a part of ILO/Japan Multi-bilateral Programme - 'Towards Fair and Sustainable Global Supply Chains: Promoting Decent Work for Invisible Workers in South Asia' and provides brief introduction about the background and objectives of the project.

  2. Home as workplace: Health and safety for informal economy workers in global supply chains

    04 September 2019

    The video was developed as a part of ILO/Japan Multi-bilateral Programme - 'Towards Fair and Sustainable Global Supply Chains: Promoting Decent Work for Invisible Workers in South Asia' and captures the efforts made towards making working conditions at home safer.

  3. New ILO Standards on Violence and Harassment at Work: What benefits for Workers?

    21 June 2019

    After many years of negotiations, the ILO adopted a convention and recommendation on violence and harassment in the world of work. How can workers take advantage from these two instruments? Marie Clarke Walker, Worker Vice-Chairperson of the Committee on Violence and Harassment shares her views...

  4. 'Till everyone can see" – Hindi version

    12 June 2019

    Launch of the Hindi adaptation of the song, 'Till everyone can see", on the occasion of the World Day against Child Labour (WDACL) 2019. The theme of WDACL is "Children shouldn't work in fields but on dreams". The song video was launched during the Joint ILO-MOLE-VVGNLI event to observe the WDACL on 12 June 2019.

  5. The Driving Force of the ILO

    09 June 2019

    The International Labour Organization is celebrating its 100 years in 2019. However, there is a little-known page in the history of this tripartite Organization: Who is the driving force behind the setting up of the ILO? Discover the story of the ILO Workers Group…

  6. 'Pragati', a song to celebrate decent work in India

    10 April 2019

    In the context of ILO100th anniversary ILO office in New Delhi produced a video clip celebrating the working lives of people in India. The song titled 'Pragati' or progress hails the spirit of every working person in India. The video highlights the message of decent work for all men and women and building a world of work that is fair, equal and prosperous.

  7. Voices from the world of work: Shashi Tharoor

    15 January 2019

    As part of the International Labour Organization’s (ILO) video voices series, created to mark the Organization’s 100th anniversary in 2019, Indian politician and former U.N. Under-Secretary General, Shashi Tharoor talks about why the world needs the ILO.