News and events

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.

News

  1. Video

    ILO100 Walkway Experience

    31 January 2020

    The Makati elevated walkway, the longest sky bridge in the Philippines, featured an ILO100 walkway experience.

  2. Labour migration

    Voices from the World of Work: Garment factory workers in Jordan

    23 January 2020

    Migrant and national garment workers and a garment factory manager in Jordan share their perspectives on the role and significance of the ILO and the future of work. Since 2009, Better Work has joined forces with workers, employers and the government in Jordan to improve working conditions and boost the competitiveness of the garment industry.

  3. Blog

    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.

Publications

  1. Mainstreaming Disaster Resilience: Identifying Opportunities in National Policies and Legal Framework in relation to Rural Development

    31 January 2020

    This publication ‘Mainstreaming Disaster Resilience: Identifying Opportunities in National Policies and Legal Framework in relation to Rural Development’ is an important result of the collaboration between the ILO and the Government of Sri Lanka. The desk review of policies combined with a literature review, and solicitation of recommendations from key stakeholders and experts has resulted in the articulation of a range of options for future policy development in watershed and water resource management in land-use and development planning.

  2. ILO100 – Law for Social Justice

    16 December 2019