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The ILO Centenary

  • Towards the ILO Centenary

    The countdown has begun to the 100th anniversary of the founding of the International Labour Organization. With multiple events and commemorations planned, 2019 will be a year of global celebrations to mark the ILO’s vision of universal peace based on social justice.


  1. ILO100

    Voices from the world of work in Latin America

    17 October 2018

    As part of the International Labour Organization’s (ILO) video voices series, created to mark the Organization’s 100th anniversary in 2019, constituents from Latin America share their thoughts on how the ILO has helped to build understanding and constructive relations in the world of work.

  2. 19th American Regional Meeting

    100 years of the ILO in the Americas

    05 October 2018

    The 19th American Regional Meeting took place in Panama from 2-5 October 2018. Throughout the century, the ILO has always been present in the Americas, which pioneered ILO regional meetings worldwide.


  1. Women’s ILO: Transnational networks, global labour standards and gender equity, 1919 to Present

    15 March 2018

    What is the place of women in global labour policies? This book gathers new research on a century of ILO engagement with women’s work.

  2. The ILO from Geneva to the Pacific Rim – West meets East

    16 December 2015

    This volume of essays considers how the ILO has helped generate a set of ideas and practices to advance social and economic reform in the Americas and the Asia Pacific.