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November 2018

  1. ILO100

    Voices from the world of work in Madagascar

    16 November 2018

    As part of the International Labour Organization’s (ILO) video voices series, created to mark the Organization’s 100th anniversary in 2019, constituents from Madagascar share their thoughts on how the ILO has helped to promote social justice and set international labour standards.

  2. © SuSanA Secretariat 2018

    Tripartism and social dialogue

    Safety and health in Peru’s construction sector - 25 kilos… not more!

    13 November 2018

    Peruvian trade unions and the ILO’s Regional Office for Latin America and the Caribbean are supporting an initiative to protect construction workers’ health.

  3. GB roundup

    ILO Governing Body wraps up its 334th session

    10 November 2018

    The October-November 2018 session of the ILO Governing Body ended on 8 November. ILO News discussed the highlights with Juan Llobera, Clerk of the Governing Body.

  4. Video

    ILO Statement for the 2nd International Forum on Cooperative Law

    09 November 2018

  5. 100 years of ILO History

    A house for social justice - past, present and future

    09 November 2018

    The vision and rich history of the International Labour Organization has been closely bound up with the buildings that have housed its headquarters. In the first of a series looking at 100 years of ILO history, we chart key moments of the ILO story through the main buildings that have been its home.

  6. G20 informal Employment Working Group

    G20 countries are leaders in shaping the future of work

    06 November 2018

    In remarks at a meeting of the G20 Informal Employment Working Group at ILO headquarters in Geneva, ILO Director-General, Guy Ryder, outlined the key issues facing a rapidly changing world of work.

  7. Our impact, their voices

    Sri Lankan women making waves in local industry

    05 November 2018

    With determination, detergent and the support of the ILO project promoting local empowerment through economic development in Sri Lanka, a group of women-headed households have gained social and economic power.

October 2018

  1. Op-Ed

    How digitalization can help achieve fair migration

    31 October 2018

    The 11th ASEAN Forum on Migrant Labour held in Singapore on 29-30 October discussed how to maximize the potential of digitalization to promote decent work for migrant workers in the Asia Pacific region. Anna Engblom, senior expert on labour migration at the International Labour Organization (ILO), reviews the opportunities and challenges brought by digitalization in this area.

  2. Our impact, their voices

    Colombia: Breaking down barriers to opportunity

    29 October 2018

    The ILO and Colombia's Ministry of Information and Communication Technologies are working together to strengthen the information technology (IT) skills of more than 8,000 Colombian students. One visually impaired young man explains how the initiative opened new opportunities for him.

  3. Video

    Boosting skills for green jobs

    25 October 2018

    Climate change and environmental degradation are jeopardizing the sustainability of human development worldwide. At the same time, moves toward a greener economy are creating new opportunities in technology, investments, and jobs. This video highlights the important role skills development plays in achieving a just transition to a greener economy and in building environmentally sustainable societies for all. Private sector engagement is also a key in the transition to a green economy given the size of investments required in green technologies and the skills demanded and occupations needed by enterprises.