All ILO Newsroom content

June 2019

  1. International Women's Day

    Wagner Moura: Respect the rights of domestic workers

    16 June 2019

    ILO Goodwill Ambassador, actor and film director Wagner Moura speaks about the rights of domestic workers this International Domestic Workers’ Day, June 16.

  2. Day 5: 108th International Labour Conference - Thematic Forum

    Social protection critical amid deep world of work changes

    14 June 2019

    Sustainable social protection systems will become increasingly critical to provide support in a fast-changing world of work, speakers told a high-level forum at the Centenary International Labour Conference.

  3. Day 5: 108th International Labour Conference - Thematic Forum

    Life-long learning for a brighter future of work

    14 June 2019

    A forum held as part of the International Labour Organization’s annual conference, which this year marks the ILO’s Centenary, explored the link between jobs, skills and the policy reforms needed to support the labour market of the future.

  4. Thematic Forum

    TOGETHER for a brighter future without child labour

    13 June 2019

    Opening Remarks by ILO Director-General Guy Ryder.

  5. Day 4: 108th International Labour Conference - Thematic Forum

    Freedom of Association and Collective Bargaining are key foundations for decent work

    13 June 2019

    Speakers from the world of work and from international organizations explored how two key fundamental Conventions advance decent work across the globe. The forum was held as part of the ILO’s annual conference, which this year marks the Organization’s 100th anniversary.

  6. Day 4: 108th International Labour Conference - Thematic Forum

    Forum calls for stepped-up action to end child labour

    13 June 2019

    The struggle against child labour was the focus of a wide-ranging debate at the International Labour Organization’s annual conference, which this year marks the ILO’s Centenary.

  7. Blog

    Dreams of Gold

    12 June 2019

    Creating a virtual reality film of child gold miners in Ghana exposed cameraman Damien Riunaud to the realities of this brutal, dangerous work, and the importance of the ILO’s campaign to end it.

  8. Our impact, their voices

    Community action to fight child labour

    12 June 2019

    By working with local communities an ILO project in Bangladesh has succeeded in removing 2,000 children from child labour.

  9. World Day Against Child Labour

    Fighting child labour: An interview with children's rights trainer Molly Namirembe

    12 June 2019

    To mark World Day Against Child Labour 2019, the ILO ran a thematic forum on child labour at the 108th International Labour Conference. Molly Namirembe, a youth advocate from Uganda and SCREAM (Supporting Children’s Rights through Education, the Arts and the Media) trainer, participated in the forum, and spoke to ILO TV about her contribution to the fight against child labour.

  10. Our impact, their voices

    Out of the mines and into school

    12 June 2019

    An ILO project in Ghana’s artisanal mining communities is helping to reduce child labour and open up opportunities for education for vulnerable children.