Videos

  1. ILO’s Employment Intensive Investment Programs in Timor-Leste promoting gender equality and women's empowerment

    11 March 2019

    Currently in Timor-Leste, the ILO is implementing two Employment Intensive Investment Programs, with the overall goal of promoting social and economic benefits from improved road access for women and men in rural Timor-Leste.

  2. The ILO since 1919: Recognizing maternity protections rights

    08 March 2019

    Raising children and working has always been a challenge for women. In 1919 the International Labour Organization passed its first ever Convention on maternity protection, ensuring that women had both the right to work and to bring up a family.

  3. ILO and Alfonso Cuarón team up to protect the rights of domestic workers

    08 March 2019

    Alfonso Cuarón, 2019 Academy Award-winning director for the movie ROMA, supports the work of the International Labour Organization (ILO) in promoting the rights of domestic workers and congratulates the ILO on its Centenary.

  4. The ILO since 1919: Fighting for social justice

    18 February 2019

    Since 1919 the International Labour Organization (ILO) has been on the frontline, bringing together governments, workers and employers in the struggle to make social justice and decent work a global reality.

  5. The trends in world employment 2019

    13 February 2019

    What are the key findings of the ILO's "World Employment and Social Outlook - Trends 2019" report? Stefan Kühn and Erika Xiomara Chaparro Perez, Economists from the ILO’s Research department explain.

  6. Wagner Moura congratulates the ILO on its Centenary

    01 February 2019

    ILO Goodwill Ambassador, actor and film director Wagner Moura congratulates the International Labour Organization on its Centenary and advocates for strong action to put an end to forced labour and modern slavery.

  7. Report in short: Work for a brighter future

    22 January 2019

    A Universal Labour Guarantee, social protection from birth to old age and an entitlement to lifelong learning are among ten recommendations made in a landmark report by the International Labour Organization’s Global Commission on the Future of Work.

  8. Universal and lasting peace: The ILO Centenary

    22 January 2019

    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.

  9. Voices from the world of work: Shashi Tharoor

    15 January 2019

    As part of the International Labour Organization’s (ILO) video voices series, created to mark the Organization’s 100th anniversary in 2019, Indian politician and former U.N. Under-Secretary General, Shashi Tharoor talks about why the world needs the ILO.

  10. Green Jobs: The key to sustainable development

    10 January 2019

    By making our work greener, we can build a better, more sustainable future for women and men around the world. The ILO defines green jobs as good for the environment, good for the economy and good for people.

  11. The ILO Centenary – Why it matters to us all

    02 January 2019

    ILO Director-General Guy Ryder marks the start of the ILO’s second century of service to the world of work by recalling its first 100 years and pointing to the challenges that face us all in shaping the future of work we want.

  12. ILO Director-General speaks at global migration conference in Morocco

    12 December 2018

    Watch the plenary address of the ILO Director-General, Guy Ryder at the 7th Plenary of the Intergovernmental Conference to Adopt the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration in Marrakech, Morocco. The conference took place from 10-11 December 2018 and was hosted by the Kingdom of Morocco.

  13. Mrunal Thakur tells harrowing real-life story of forced prostitution

    10 December 2018

    Actress and model Mrunal Thakur voices the real-life story of a rural girl trapped in forced prostitution in the city. The artist supports the 50 for Freedom campaign led by the International Labour Organization (ILO) and its partners to end modern slavery.

  14. Voices from the World of Work: Yuri Afanasiev

    10 December 2018

    UN Resident Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative in India, Yuri Afanasiev, talks about ILO's rich history, its critical role in shaping the future of work, and more.

  15. Marlee Matlin, ILO advocate for better inclusion of persons with disabilities

    03 December 2018

    “The inclusion of workers with disabilities across all industries and at all levels of a company is not only a matter of human rights but also a matter of business success,” says award-winning actress, Marlee Matlin, who’s part of the ILO’s work on the inclusion of people with disabilities in the world of work.

  16. Freida Pinto gives a voice to a girl trapped in modern slavery

    30 November 2018

    The actress Freida Pinto voices the real-life story of a girl trapped in bonded labour, working in a brick kiln with her family since she was 13. Freida Pinto is one of the world renowned artists supporting the 50 for Freedom campaign to end modern slavery, led by the International Labour Organization and its partners.

  17. Video: What lies behind the gender pay gap

    26 November 2018

    ILO expert Rosalia Vazquez-Alvarez looks at the latest findings on the gender pay gap from the ILO’s Global wage report 2018-2019. Closing this gap is key to achieving social justice for working women and achieving the 2030 sustainable development goals.

  18. Report in short

    26 November 2018

    ILO expert Xu Ding presents the main findings of the ILO Global Wage Report 2018/19.

  19. Voices from the World of Work: Franklin D. Roosevelt

    22 November 2018

    Surrounded by war at its headquarters in Geneva, in August 1940 the International Labour Organization temporarily moved its centre of operations to North America. Listen as US President Franklin D. Roosevelt (1933-45) addresses the International Labour Conference held in Washington DC in November 1941.

  20. ILO India: 100 year journey

    20 November 2018

    By working with the ILO, India is making progress towards creating decent work for its growing, youthful population. With the ILO's Centenary on the horizon, this video explains the country’s long-standing connection with the Organization and some of the goals for the future.