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. Our impact, their voices

    “We also have dreams”: An entrepreneurship journey of transgendered entrepreneurs

    18 November 2019

    Transgender persons have the same right to employment just like everybody else. Three entrepreneurs share their journeys of passions, hopes and determinations for equal employment opportunity through entrepreneurship.

  2. © Frans Persoon 2019

    International Labour Standards

    Convention No 1: A landmark for Workers’ Rights

    13 November 2019

    100 years ago the first International Labour Conference adopted the first International Labour Standard – on working time. As the ILO celebrates this landmark moment, ILO Working Time specialist, Jon Messenger, looks back at the history of the Convention and its impact.

  3. International Labour Standards

    Malawi renews commitment toward International Labour Standards

    12 November 2019

Publications

  1. Centenary for Convention No. 1 - Event flyer

    06 November 2019

  2. The International Labour Organization: 100 years of global social policy

    29 October 2019

    This book is the first comprehensive account of the International Labour Organization’s 100-year history.