ILO100 News

April 2019

  1. ILO Centenary

    ILO receives Award from Poland

    18 April 2019

  2. © Paul Hennessy / NurPhoto 2019

    Occupational safety and health

    New safety and health issues emerge as work changes

    18 April 2019

    A new report on Occupational Safety and Health (OSH), published ahead of the World Day for Safety and Health at Work on 28 April, reviews the ILO’s 100 years of achievements, and reveals some of the emerging challenges and opportunities in creating better working environments.

  3. International Law conference

    ILO hosts ‘ILO100 - Law for Social Justice’ conference

    18 April 2019

    Leading legal scholars and practitioners met at ILO headquarters in Geneva for an international conference to mark the ILO’s Centenary with discussions of key issues including social and labour rights and the quest for social justice as well as the contribution of the ILO to the development of public international law.

  4. Domestic Workers

    Sweden ratifies the Domestic Workers Convention, 2011 (No. 189)

    12 April 2019

    Sweden becomes the 28th ILO Member State to have ratified this Convention.

  5. Press release

    Happy birthday ILO!

    11 April 2019

  6. ILO Centenary

    How to shape a future that works

    11 April 2019

    ILO Director-General Guy Ryder shared his vision of the future of work, at an event at the Graduate Institute, Geneva - part of the ILO's 24-hour Centenary Global Tour.

  7. Forced labour

    Sri Lanka renews commitment to combat forced labour

    11 April 2019

    Sri Lanka has ratified the Protocol of 2014 to the Forced Labour Convention becoming the 31st ILO Member State to do so.

  8. Maritime Labour Convention

    Iceland ratifies the Maritime Labour Convention, 2006, as amended (MLC, 2006)

    10 April 2019

    Iceland is the 92nd Member State of the ILO to have ratified the Convention.

  9. OpEd

    ILO marks centenary with hope for the future

    09 April 2019

    OpEd by Claire Courteille-Mulder, ILO country director for China and Mongolia.

  10. ILO100

    UN General Assembly commemorates the ILO Centenary

    08 April 2019

    A special session marks the ILO’s 100 years, followed by a series of high-level discussions on the future of work.