08 June 2019
The Centenary International Labour Conference (ILC) will be a gathering like no other. While the ILC is an annual event, this 108th Session of the Conference is taking place in the 100th year of the Organization. To mark this special occasion the focus will be on the profound transformations under way in the world of work, including the evolving role of the ILO in building a future of work we want.
07 June 2019
When I began working on ships I would encounter negativity. The thought in people’s minds is ‘you can’t do the job’. They say it’s too physical, that women can’t do it... So you have to work ten times harder than the men.
31 May 2019
In the midst of the conflict-affected country, I witnessed hard-working, peace-loving people going about their lives, seemingly unperturbed by the conflict. They come out every day to eke out a living, driven by steadfast hope and deep-rooted determination, to rebuild their lives and their local economies.
Opening address at the Inter-regional Knowledge Sharing Meeting on Child Labour and Working Conditions in Artisanal and Small-scale Gold Mining
28 May 2019
By Mr Khalid Hassan, Director, ILO Country Office for the Philippines at the Inter-regional Knowledge Sharing Meeting on Child Labour and Working Conditions in Artisanal and Small-scale Gold Mining, Manila, Philippines, 28 March 2019
24 May 2019
By Andrea Prince, Labour Lawyer, ILO Viet Nam
International Day against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia
17 May 2019
On the occasion of International Day against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia, ILO Director-General Guy Ryder says that a human-centred future of work that leaves no-one behind must include LGBTI workers.
Celebration of 65th anniversary of Transport & Dock Workers’ Union, Mumbai and joint action by Trade Union in Mumbai to eliminate violence against women.
16 May 2019
Address by Dagmar Walter, Director, ILO Country Office for India and Decent Work Team for South Asia
16 May 2019
Talk about the Fourth Industrial Revolution can quickly get abstract. Discussion travels at lightning speed into a world of augmented reality and robots, blockchain and biotechnology.
Opening speech by ILO Viet Nam Director at consultation workshop on ratification of ILO Convention 98
03 May 2019
ILO Viet Nam Director, Chang-Hee Lee, delivers the opening remarks at the consultation workshop entitled “Proposal for Submission of Ratification of ILO Convention 98” on 3 May 2019 in Ha Long City.
02 May 2019
By Tomoko Nishimoto, Assistant Director-General of the International Labour Organization (ILO) and Regional Director for Asia and the Pacific.