Videos

  1. Video

    ILO soft skills training fuels career success for women at Microtel

    30 December 2022

    At Microtel Philippines, over 160 women were trained on critical soft skills needed in the workplace, such as critical thinking and creative thinking. Lani was among the managers who were trained to be a peer facilitator for the In Business Programme. This training helped her fulfil her dream of becoming one of the respected leaders at her hotel.

  2. Video

    ILO’s In Business equips Nestle workers with critical soft skills

    30 December 2022

    In 2021, the ILO together with the Employers Confederation of the Philippines introduced the In Business Programme to train women workers in the manufacturing sector. At Nestle Philippines, over 350 women were trained on critical soft skills needed in the workplace.

  3. Video

    ILO’s In Business equips Microtel hotel workers with soft skills

    30 December 2022

    In 2021, the ILO together with the Employers Confederation of the Philippines introduced the In Business Programme to the Philippine Hotel Owners Association to train women workers in the hotel industry. At Microtel Philippines, over 160 women were trained on critical soft skills needed in the workplace, such as critical thinking and creative thinking, which helped them find new ways of doing work during the pandemic.

  4. Video

    10 Years Roads for Development (R4D) in Timor-Leste (2012-2022)

    30 December 2022

    Improving rural roads access was considered as one of the key conditions for rural social and economic development. Recognizing its importance, the ILO provided technical assistance to the Government of Timor-Leste for implementation of Road for Development (R4D).

  5. Video

    Policy dialogue on access of refugees, internally displaced persons, and host communities to Iraq’s labour market

    21 December 2022

    ILO and UNHCR organised a policy dialogue to discuss the findings of a new ILO report, which examines the access of refugees, internally displaced persons and host community members to the labour market.

  6. Video

    2022: Advancing social justice in a world in crisis

    21 December 2022

    As 2022 comes to a close, the ILO looks back on its efforts to promote a human-centred recovery and advance social justice during a year of many firsts.

  7. #APRM2022

    What future of work do young people from Asia and the Pacific and the Arab States hope for?

    07 December 2022

    Check out this video played to government, worker and employer representatives at the opening of ILO’s the Asia and the Pacific Regional Meeting in Singapore.

  8. International Day of Persons with Disabilities

    Everyone would be welcome at my shop

    02 December 2022

    'There should be no discrimination'. Thanakorn Suddai, a young Thai with hearing impairment, wants to open a barber shop and welcome everyone.

  9. International Day of Persons with Disabilities

    I have got a chance to learn like everyone else

    02 December 2022

    Sakkarin Rinrum, a young Thai with hearing impairment, wants to pursue a career in hairdressing. At an ILO skills workshop, Rinrum got to learn like everyone else. Join us on International Day of Persons with Disabilities to promote youth employability and decent work for all.

  10. 17th APRM

    The 17th Asia and the Pacific Regional Meeting

    28 November 2022

    The Asia and the Pacific Regional Meeting (APRM) brings together representatives of governments, employers' and workers' organizations from Asia, the Pacific and the Arab states.

  11. Workers’ rights

    Improving workers’ rights in rural sectors of the Indo-Pacific with a focus on women

    25 November 2022

    This video introduces the ILO-USDOL project that aims to improve the rights of workers in the rural sector in Indonesia and the Philippines especially for women workers.

  12. ILO in action

    Reducing Vulnerability in Lao People's Democratic Republic

    23 November 2022

    Noudthong Alounthong, ILO National Project Coordinator in Lao PDR, explains how the SOLAR project supports the government and civil society to promote labour rights and improve access to social security and occupational safety and health for coffee and tea workers.

  13. Labour rights

    How have labour reforms progressed in Qatar?

    16 November 2022

    The World Cup is approaching, and the eyes of the world will be on Qatar. Sport has an important role to play in promoting respect for human rights. In Qatar the World Cup has accelerated the adoption of wide-ranging labour reforms to improve the lives of working people in the country. Let’s explore what has changed for migrant workers in Qatar.

  14. Video

    How did the ILO perform during the COVID-19 pandemic?

    03 November 2022

    This comprehensive evaluation of the ILO’s response in addressing the COVID-19 pandemic does not only show how the organization performed during the crisis but also provides the only full and objective account of this chapter in ILO’s history. The independent, high-level, evaluation documents what worked well and where challenges were faced both at the institutional and substantive response level. As such it provides analysis that will be critical to ensuring that the ILO is well positioned to meet challenges posed by future crises.

  15. Interview with the Chairperson of the 346th ILO Governing Body

    "The Global Coalition for Social Justice is a very important initiative"

    13 October 2022

    The Chairperson of the 346th session of the ILO Governing Body and Permanent Representative of Chile to the United Nations, Claudia Fuentes Julio, talks about her work as Chairperson and the issues to be discussed at the fall session of the Governing Body, in an interview with the head of the ILO's Department of Communication and Public Information, Martin Murphy.

  16. World Day for Decent Work

    Decent work, the foundation of social justice

    07 October 2022

    Decent work is productive work that delivers a fair income, rights, social protection and supports sustainable economic growth. It is a source of dignity and the foundation of peace, social justice, greater equality and is at the heart of the UN’s 2030 Agenda. Find out more about how ILO promotes decent work.

  17. World Maritime Day

    ILO standards improve maritime workers' protection

    25 September 2022

    Millions of people depend directly on the sea for their livelihoods and hundreds of millions more rely on them for food. Safeguarding the rights and conditions of seafarers has been part of the ILO’s work for more than 100 years. In June 2022, Member States adopted important amendments to the Maritime Labour Convention, 2006 - which is widely known as the “seafarers’ bill of rights”.

  18. Green jobs

    Green jobs and decent work in Ger and nature tourism in Mongolia

    22 September 2022

    In Mongolia, ILO and the Partnership for Action on Green Economy (PAGE) are supporting green activities in the sector by fostering community-based eco and cultural tourism.

  19. International Equal Pay Day 2022

    US Pro Golfer Lizette Salas calls for gender pay equality

    16 September 2022

    Globally, women continue to be underpaid compared to men. On International Equal Pay Day, US LPGA Star Lizette Salas joins the ILO to amplify the call for equal gender pay in sports and in society.

  20. Video

    One in every 150 people are trapped in modern slavery

    12 September 2022

    Almost 50 million people were living in modern slavery in 2021, either forced to work against their will or in a marriage that they were forced into, according to Global Estimates of Modern Slavery, a new report from the International Labour Organization (ILO), Walk Free and the International Organization for Migration (IOM).