World Teachers’ Day
05 October 2014
Joint message (ILO, UNESCO, UNICEF, UNDP, Education International) for the World Teachers’ Day. 5 October 2014 marks the 20th anniversary of World Teachers’ Day, which commemorates the adoption of the ILO/UNESCO Recommendation concerning the status of teachers in 1966.
International Day of Older Persons
"Extending pension coverage and ensuring effective access to health care for older persons is a priority"
30 September 2014
On the occasion of the International Day of Older Persons, ILO Director-General, Guy Ryder, underlines the need to address the demographic challenge through integrated employment promotion and social protection policies that build on the virtuous cycle of employment, social protection and development International Labour Organization.
69th Session of the UN General Assembly
23 September 2014
22 September 2014
ILO Director-General and UNFCCC Executive-Director argue that world leaders meeting at the UN Climate Summit in New York can deliver a safer, healthier, and more prosperous world that provides millions of decent work opportunities.
G20 Labour and Employment Ministers meeting - Melbourne
11 September 2014
The Director-General of the ILO, Guy Ryder, joined the G20 Labour and Employment Ministerial Meeting held in Melbourne in September 2014, during which the ILO presented a number of reports on employment issues that have been prepared to inform the Ministerial discussions.
27 August 2014
Joint statement by Guy Ryder, Director-General of the International Labour Organization and Christiana Figueres, Executive Secretary of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change.
International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples
08 August 2014
Message by United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay and ILO Director-General Guy Ryder on the occasion of the International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples
World Day against Trafficking in Persons
30 July 2014
International Day of Cooperatives
05 July 2014
18 June 2014
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon participated in an interactive dialogue on youth employment during his visit to ILO headquarters in Geneva. The session focused on the importance of investing in quality jobs for youth, particularly those living in developing countries.
World Day against Child Labour
12 June 2014
103rd International Labour Conference
09 June 2014
World Environment Day
05 June 2014
Message by Guy Ryder Director-General of the ILO on the occasion of World Environment Day
International Labour Conference
28 May 2014
19 May 2014
International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia
17 May 2014
International Day of Families 2014 – 15 May
15 May 2014
Turkish coal mine accident
14 May 2014
12 May 2014
06 May 2014