Videos

2016

  1. Future of Work: lessons from South Africa

    29 March 2016

    Bheki Ntshalintshali, General Secretary of the Congress of South African Trade Unions (COSATU) discusses possible ways to overcome the technological advancement in the world of work and how trade unions can influence the discussion around the ILO Centenary initiative on the Future of Work.

  2. Water and jobs for Tunisia

    23 March 2016

    In Kesra, Tunisia, an ILO programme to support the development of disadvantaged areas is stimulating local economic activity. Thanks to a new irrigation system built using a labour-intensive approach, water resources are better managed, the production of figs and other crops has increased, and new jobs have been created in the region. (Closed Captions available)

  3. ILO Director-General calls for improved conditions for water workers

    22 March 2016

    In his message for World Water Day, Guy Ryder, ILO Director-General and Chair of UN-Water, highlights the situation of the some 1.5 billion people who work in water, many of whom are not recognized for the work they do, nor protected by basic labour rights.

  4. Water and jobs for Kesra

    21 March 2016

    In Kesra, Tunisia, the ILO programme to support the development of underprivileged areas is stimulating local economic activity by addressing the people’s priorities. Thanks to the new irrigation and hydro agricultural works system introduced using the high labour-intensive (HIMO) approach, water resources are better managed, resulting in increased agricultural activity, notably the cultivation of figs, and creating jobs in the region.

  5. ILO SCORE Training Impact: Case Study Kruger National Park, South Africa

    16 March 2016

    This short film highlights the results achieved through ILO SCORE Training in four tourist camps in Kruger National Park. It shows the positive changes achieved in the participating camps, and hints at the growth, efficiency and job quality gains that could be experienced by the South African tourism industry if this type of upgrading programme was made more widely available.

  6. Official Trailer: World Water Day 2016

    07 March 2016

    The power of water and jobs - transforming people’s lives. Half of all workers on Earth are employed in water-related sectors. Millions of them are unrecognized and unprotected. Better water, better jobs: World Water Day 2016.

2015

  1. Ebola outbreak in West Africa: what are the Unions' expectations?

    23 November 2015

    The following is an interview with Kofi Asamoah, General Secretary of the Ghana Trade Unions Congress (TUC) who expresses his views about Unions' expectations to protect workers after the ebola outbreak in West Africa.

  2. Informal economy: What are the experiences from Zimbabwe?

    23 November 2015

    The transition from informal to formal economy was one of the topics of discussion at the 325th session of the ILO Governing Body, which was held in Geneva from 2 to 12 November 2015. In this interview, Sithokozile Siwela, Vice-president of the Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions (ZCTU) highlighted the Zimbabwean experience on organizing workers in the informal economy. Ms. Siwela also explains the challenges related to the implementation of the ILO Recommendation on the transition from informal to formal economy.

  3. The Joint Labour Migration Program for Africa

    10 September 2015

    When we hear about migration in Africa, we think about Africans leaving the continent to Europe or to America. But in Sub Saharan Africa, 65 % of those migrating are staying in Africa. Labour migration is also about the movement of Africans within Africa. How do we respond best to this daily phenomenon?

  4. Skills for Sustainable Development: Connecting Youth to Labour Market

    16 July 2015

    On the first-ever commemoration of World Youth Skills Day, Aeneas Chapinga Chuma, Assistant-Director-General and Regional Director for Africa talks about how to provide skills that will enable young people to get productive employment in a changing world of work.