Videos

2019

  1. Highlights from the World Employment Programme: Past, present and future event (Short version)

    25 July 2019

    The event, held on 4 June 2019, celebrated the 50th anniversary of the launch of the World Employment Programme (WEP) and its contributions to the work of the ILO and its members. It also provided an opportunity to reflect on the lessons learned from the past to influence present and future approaches.

  2. The World Employment Programme: Interview with Jack Martin

    25 July 2019

    Jack Martin, Former ILO Assistant Director-General, describes the unique features of the World Employment Programme and shares lessons learned.

  3. The World Employment Programme: Interview with Louis Emmerij

    25 July 2019

    Louis Emmerij, Director of the World Employment Programme from 1971 to 1976, describes the unique role the Programme played in the ILO’s history and how lesson learned from this experience can provide pointers in shaping a future employment agenda.

  4. Highlights from the World Employment Programme: Past, present and future event

    25 July 2019

    The event, held on 4 June 2019, celebrated the 50th anniversary of the launch of the World Employment Programme (WEP) and its contributions to the work of the ILO and its members. It also provided an opportunity to reflect on the lessons learned from the past to influence present and future approaches.

  5. The World Employment Programme: Interview with Gerry Rodgers and Michael Hopkins

    25 July 2019

    In this video Gerry Rodgers, Former Director of the Policy Integration Department (INTEGRATION), and Michael Hopkins, Former ILO Senior Economist, talk about the origins of the World Employment Programme, its innovative features and lessons learned.

  6. Electronic Payroll in Peru

    12 July 2019

    The electronic payroll is an instrument that facilitates the registration of workers and, therefore, their formalization. It also contributes to improving the effectiveness of labour inspection interventions. Until 2019, Sunafil (National Superintendence of Labour Inspection) has been able to formalize 69.589 workers.

  7. Digital inspector (INDI) in Argentina

    12 July 2019

    INDI is a mobile application used to support the labour inspection process in Argentina. More than 200.000 workers have regularized their labour conditions thanks to the use of this technology.

  8. E-Estonia: The digital society

    12 July 2019

    New technologies are continuously transforming the world of work. An increasing number of governments are promoting the application of new technologies to simplify and facilitate the transition from the informal to the formal economy (e-formality). In this video, a representative of the government of Estonia, Florian Marcus, discusses the example of e-formality in Estonia.

  9. Voices on the transition to formality through technology (e-formality)

    12 July 2019

    New technologies are continuously transforming the world of work. An increasing number of governments are promoting the application of new technologies to simplify and facilitate the transition from the informal to the formal economy (e-formality). This video features the ILO experts discussing the definition and examples of e-formality, its potential benefits and issues related to it.

  10. A human-centred future of work

    14 June 2019

    During the ILC 2019, ILO Director of Employment Policy Department Sangheon Lee and other ILO colleagues discussed a human-centred future of work.

  11. The story of Muhammed Najjar, who works at an enterprise benefiting from the Workplace Adaptation Programme carried out by the ILO

    07 May 2019

    ILO Workplace Adaptation Programme aims to help ensure and enhance labour peace and contribute to an efficient and peaceful working environment in unity and solidarity through trainings on promoting the adaptation of Syrian and Turkish workers working at the same workplace and eliminating prejudice. More than 150 Syrian and Turkish workers at 16 firms located in Adana, Mersin and Gaziantep have benefited from ILO's Workplace Adaptation Programme.

  12. The story of Boshra Shaal, who participated in the vocational training courses carried out by the ILO and was then referred to the apprenticeship training

    07 May 2019

    Boshra is only one of thousands of Syrians who participated in the vocational trainings and Turkish language courses carried out by the ILO in cooperation with the local partners. In cooperation with Chambers of Tradesmen and Craftsmen and Vocational Training Centres, ILO supports the access of Syrians to apprenticeship programmes by informing enterprises and Syrians about the apprenticeship system and by establishing linkages between vocational training centres and the private sector.

  13. ILO’s Employment Intensive Investment Programs in Timor-Leste promoting gender equality and women's empowerment

    11 March 2019

    Currently in Timor-Leste, the ILO is implementing two Employment Intensive Investment Programs, with the overall goal of promoting social and economic benefits from improved road access for women and men in rural Timor-Leste.

  14. Lifelong learning and skills development: Interview with Dr. Paul Ryan

    20 February 2019

    In this interview, Dr. Paul Ryan discusses how to ensure quality lifelong learning and the challenges ahead. Part of the video interviews recorded during the ILO's SKILLS Branch Workshop on Lifelong Learning held on 30 January, 2019.

  15. Lifelong learning and skills development: Interview with Sir Alan Tuckett, OBE (short version)

    20 February 2019

    In this interview, Sir Alan Tuckett, adult education specialist and campaigner, explains what is meant by lifelong learning, and the role the ILO and its partners play in managing lifelong learning systems. Part of the video interviews recorded during the ILO's SKILLS Branch Workshop on Lifelong Learning held on 30 January, 2019.

  16. What are the challenges facing apprenticeship systems?

    18 January 2019

    Part of the video series entitled “Voices on apprenticeships: A skilled workforce for the future”.

  17. What types of innovations are needed?

    18 January 2019

    Part of the video series entitled “Voices on apprenticeships: A skilled workforce for the future”.

2018

  1. What role do apprenticeships play in the future of work?

    28 November 2018

    Part of the video series entitled “Voices on apprenticeships: A skilled workforce for the future”.

  2. How do we ensure that workers have the right skills for the jobs of today and tomorrow?

    28 November 2018

    In this video, ILO Chief of the Skills and Employability Branch Srinivas B. Reddy discusses what is needed to ensure that workers have the right skills for the jobs of today and tomorrow.

  3. Global challenges impacting the future world of work: What skills will the jobs of tomorrow require?

    28 November 2018

    In this video ILO’s Olga Strietska-Ilina, Senior Skills and Employability Specialist, responds to the question of what skills are needed for the jobs of the future.