10 October 2019
A ground-breaking study reveals that seven in 10 workers are self-employed or in small businesses, a finding that has significant implications for employment and enterprise support policies world-wide.
30 September 2019
ILO Director-General Guy Ryder underlined the need for a human-centred approach to trade policy at the ‘Trade for Her’ conference, organized by the European Commissioner for Trade.
27 September 2019
24 September 2019
The ILO participated in a conference which presented a new report on the impact of the digital revolution on labour markets, written by the European Commission’s Joint Research Centre.
12 September 2019
The competition aims at encouraging quality reporting on labour migration to better protect migrant workers’ rights.
10 September 2019
Belgium has ratified the Protocol of 2014 to the Forced Labour Convention becoming the 38th ILO member State to do so
UN High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development
Accelerating action to end forced labour, human trafficking, modern slavery and child labour; experiences from Alliance 8.7 pathfinder countries
22 July 2019
Labour Income Share and Distribution
04 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
The Director of ILO-Brussels presented the newly adopted ILO Standards on the elimination of Violence and Harassment in the World of Work at an event hosted by the International Bar Association in Brussels.
International labour standards
30 June 2019
The agreement promotes the respect for fundamental labour rights under the ILO’s 1998 Declaration on Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work.