Videos

2011

  1. Conference Video: Globalization and Labour Market Outcomes

    01 September 2011

    Policy makers at both the national and international level are increasingly looking for new strategies to promote more and better employment outcomes in a globalizing world. At a workshop at the ILO in June 2011, leading academics gathered to discuss latest findings on the relationship between globalization and labour markets and their impact for policy design. In this video, participating academics including Elhanan Helpman (Harvard), David Autor (MIT), and Margaret McMillan (Tufts U and IFPRI), briefly summarize their work and explain its policy implications.The workshop was sponsored jointly by ILO, World Bank, CESifo, and EFIGE.

  2. ILO at the IMF and World Bank spring meetings 2011

    18 April 2011

  3. Alternatives to Migration: Decent Jobs for Filipino Youth (Video)

    10 February 2011

    Alternatives to Migration: Decent Jobs for Filipino Youth, provides an overview of the employment and migration challenges of Filipino youth from ages 15-24 years old. It then presents solutions to the problems by explaining what the joint programme is all about and outlining the outcome and outputs. It also presents the United Nations Country Team participating agencies, the government implementing partners, and what the programme aims to achieve. The joint programme is funded by the Government of Spain through the Millennium Development Goal Achievement Fund.

  4. As Economies Recover What About Jobs in the Developing World? An Interview with Theodoor Sparreboom

    25 January 2011

    In its annual employment trends survey the ILO reports that the world's working poor grew by 40 million because of the economic crisis. At the same time several economies in the developing world have seen their unemployment rates fall below pre-crisis levels. With signs of economic recovery, ILO TV interviews ILO economist Theodoor Sparreboom on the outlook for labour markets across the developing world in 2011.

  5. The Outlook for Jobs in Developed Economies in 2011 - An Interview with Steven Kapsos

    25 January 2011

    With global unemployment at record highs for the third straight year since the start of the economic crisis, the International Labour Office (ILO) warned in its annual employment trends survey that weak recovery in jobs is likely to continue in 2011, especially in developed economies. ILO TV interviews ILO economist Steven Kapsos to find out more.

2010

  1. CNBC Interviews José Manuel Salazar-Xirinachs for Special Report on Youth Unemployment (Video)

    07 December 2010

  2. CNBC Interviews José Manuel Salazar-Xirinachs for Special Report on Youth Unemployment

    03 December 2010

    The ILO's Executive-Director of the Employment Sector, José Manuel Salazar-Xirinachs, appeared on CNBC business news show "Squawk Box Europe" to discuss the issue of youth unemployment. The world faces a “huge challenge to better match the offer from universities and colleges to the needs of the private sector and business," Salazar said in an interview on the sidelines of a Global Youth Employment conference in London.

  3. Interview Video: ILO's Executive-Director of the Employment Sector, José Manuel Salazar-Xirinachs Interview on CNBC on Youth Employment

    03 December 2010

    The ILO's Executive-Director of the Employment Sector, José Manuel Salazar-Xirinachs, appeared on CNBC business news show "Squawk Box Europe" to discuss the issue of youth unemployment. The world faces a "huge challenge to better match the offer from universities and colleges to the needs of the private sector and business," Salazar said in an interview on the sidelines of a Global Youth Employment conference in London.

  4. ILO Director-General Juan Somavia addresses the Global Youth Employment Conference

    02 December 2010

    ILO Director-General Juan Somavia addressed the inaugural meeting of the Global Youth Employment Agenda in London hosted by CNBC and the Blackstone Charitable Foundation. In a video-message he expressed concern over the crisis in youth employment worldwide and encouraged business to focus on investing in young people, as a way to invest in the future.

2009

  1. China: Dialogue, Empowering persons with disabilities (CCTV), (Video)

    03 December 2009

    TV interview prepared for International Day of Persons with Disabilities, featuring Mr. Zhang Guoqing, Deputy Director of ILO Beijing Office.

  2. Decent Work for People with Disabilities – Count Us In!

    14 September 2009

    Women and men with disabilities can and want to be productive members of society. This four minute video combines music and images to raise awareness about the barriers as well as the actions needed to help people with disabilities obtain decent work and a better life.

2008

  1. AREA: Fighting Unemployment in Argentina Through Local Economic Development

    11 July 2008

    In December 2001 Argentina was thrown into the worst financial crisis of its history. In response to the massive unemployment that ensued, the International Labour Organization, with funding from Italian Cooperation, is working with the Argentine government to adapt job training to meet the needs of emerging sectors, like Argentina’s tourism industry. (in Spanish)

  2. Working Out of Financial Crisis in Argentina

    10 July 2008

    In December 2001 Argentina was thrown into the worst financial crisis of its history. In response to the massive unemployment that ensued, the International Labour Organization is working with the government to adapt job training to meet the needs of emerging sectors, like Argentina’s tourism industry.

  3. Banking for women in Sri Lanka

    01 May 2008

2004

  1. CROATIA: PLAYING TO LOCAL STRENGTHS

    03 February 2004

    While countries struggle to come to terms with globalization, there’s a need for development strategies to help boost the economy and create jobs. As ILO TV now reports from Croatia, there’s a growing consensus that traditional, top-down development policies have failed to deliver, and there’s increasing interest in local economic development.