26 September 2019
ILO-CNEL seminar in collaboration with AICESIS, Rome, 26 September 2019
United Nations General Assembly
16 September 2019
The UNGA resolution provides an opportunity for the UN system to promote a human-centred approach to the future of work.
G20 Labour and Employment Ministers’ Meeting
02 September 2019
The G20 Labour and Employment Ministers have adopted a Declaration committing to human-centred world of work policies. The ILO’s Director-General, who took part in the meeting in Japan, welcomed the statement.
G7 Biarritz Summit
22 August 2019
ILO Director-General Guy Ryder has welcomed the decision to place the fight against inequality at the heart of this year’s G7 summit. Ryder, who will be attending the 24 to 26 August summit in Biarritz, France, called inequality one of the key challenges of our time.
26 July 2019
The UN General Assembly has urged the international community to step up efforts to eradicate forced labour and child labour, and declared 2021 as the Year for the Elimination of Child Labour.
Labour Income Share and Distribution
10 July 2019
An ILO assessment gives the first global estimates of the distribution of labour income, and shows that pay inequality remains pervasive in the world of work. The findings are drawn from a new database which includes national, regional and global data.
01 July 2019
Global warming is expected to result in an increase in work-related heat stress, damaging productivity and causing job and economic losses. The poorest countries will be worst affected.
108th session of the International Labour Conference
17 June 2019
The Future of Work
31 May 2019
Speaking in the presence of the President of Italy at an event in Rome to mark the Centenary of the International Labour Organization, ILO Director-General, Guy Ryder, outlined the challenges facing the world of work and the need to work together for a future we want.
06 May 2019
A joint report by the ILO and the European research agency, Eurofound, provides an unprecedented comparative analysis of job quality around the world, including work hours, gender pay differences, exposure to physical risks and opportunities for skills’ upgrading.