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The ILO Centenary

  1. Universal and lasting peace: The ILO Centenary

    A century ago, the founders of the ILO recognized the importance of social justice in securing peace, against a background of worker exploitation in the industrializing nations of that time.

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    100 statistics on the ILO and the labour market to celebrate the ILO Centenary

    23 December 2019

    100 years of the ILO also means 100 years of ILO's labour statistics to support the work of countries and organizations around the world in improving labour markets, and of course, to inform its own work. Celebrating the ILO Centenary is also celebrating progress in labour statistics.

  2. 100 years of decent work

    The ILO’s Centenary Year in Review

    23 December 2019

    It was a year of celebration, declarations and reaffirmation at the International Labour Organization as it marked 100 years in pursuit of social justice and decent work around the world. A look back at 2019 as the ILO looks to the future of work in its second century.

  3. G7 Paris Summit

    Inequality compromises inclusive growth and social cohesion

    19 December 2019

    The ILO has called for countries to implement a range of measures to tackle inequality, in a joint statement with other international agencies attending the Paris G7 meeting.