1. Taking the ILO to South America: An epic historical journey

    07 August 2019

    Brazil, Uruguay, Argentina and Chile were founding members of the International Labour Organization but were far removed from its Geneva headquarters. In order to draw them in closer, the first ILO Director, Albert Thomas, undertook an epic 70-day journey to South America in 1925.

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    Wouldn't you like 30 mandated days off? Here are the countries with the most vacation days

    24 July 2019

  3. Lao People’s Democratic Republic ratifies the 1986 Constitutional Amendment

    24 June 2019

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    How we treat our children is a reflection of our societies and values

    12 June 2019

    In a statement released for World Day Against Child Labour, ILO Director-General Guy Ryder urges Governments, workers and employers to make a final push to end child labour.

  5. Expansion of Self-Employment and Greater Informality Threaten the Labor Situation in Latin America and the Caribbean

    15 May 2019

    A new joint ECLAC-ILO publication analyzes aspects of fulfillment of the 2030 Agenda’s Sustainable Development Goal No. 8 (on decent work and economic growth).