ArtWorks news and events

  1. COVID-19 and advocates

    Labour and Human rights in sports, a priority

    14 April 2020

    On International Day of Sports for Development and Peace Mary Harvey spoke about the need for a strong team spirit in fighting the COVID-19 pandemic. She is committed to promoting labour and human rights standards in the arena of sports.

  2. COVID-19 and advocates

    We are in this together

    14 April 2020

    ILO Goodwill Ambassador Wagner Moura calls protection of workers, support to businesses and income security for everyone.

  3. World Day of Social Justice

    Jewel: Put people and the planet first

    20 February 2020

    Award winning singer Jewel raises her voice for Social Justice Day.

  4. Child Labour

    Let them fly

    28 November 2019

    Ridma Weerawardena, a Sri Lankan music idol, collaborates with ILO's music against child labour initiative.

  5. Green jobs

    Esther Acebo: We only have one planet

    24 September 2019

    Esther Acebo calls for investing in skilling workers to access new job opportunities in the green economy. Let's work to protect our planet and its people. ⠀

  6. © Gill Button 2021

    International Day for the remembrance of the slave trade and its abolition

    Use art to end slavery

    22 August 2019

    To mark International Day for the remembrance of the slave trade, artist and ILO advocate, Gill Button, calls for justice for victims of trafficking and those who are in forced labour.

  7. International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples

    Q'orianka Kilcher celebrates International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples

    09 August 2019

    To mark International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples, Actor, activist and singer Q’orianka Kilcher highlights the importance of the ILO Indigenous and Tribal Peoples Convention, which addresses the rights of indigenous and tribal peoples worldwide.

  8. International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples

    Yalitza Aparicio: Stop stereotyping, end discrimination

    09 August 2019

    Acclaimed actor Yalitza Aparicio, of the Oscar-winning film Roma, on International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples says that hate and discrimination has no place in the world. The rights of indigenous people must be protected.

  9. World Day Against Trafficking in Persons

    Human trafficking: This has to stop!

    30 July 2019

    More than 40 million people worldwide are in modern slavery. Many have been trafficked after being tricked by unscrupulous employment agencies and other operators. To mark World Day Against Trafficking in Persons, actor Joaquin Furriel supports the ILO’s efforts to protect workers who are at risk of being exploited.

  10. Interview

    Pichón Baldinu: How art can move audiences to grasp complex subjects?

    03 July 2019

    Argentinian artist, Pichón Baldinu, shares the creative process and the thinking that led to the creation of a breathtaking show on modern slavery.