All ILO Newsroom content

August 2019

  1. G7 Biarritz Summit

    The workplace equality challenge

    22 August 2019

    ILO Director-General Guy Ryder has welcomed the decision to place the fight against inequality at the heart of this year’s G7 summit. Ryder, who will be attending the 24 to 26 August summit in Biarritz, France, called inequality one of the key challenges of our time.

  2. © ILO 2019

    Our impact, their voices

    Cutting-edge mining in Sweden, where automation is the solution, not a threat

    19 August 2019

    An ILO News team went deep underground into one of the world’s most advanced mines to find out how technology has affected jobs, safety and the integration of women.

  3. Future of work

    Women and the future of mining in Sweden

    19 August 2019

    In Sweden, the mine of the future exists. Located 200 km northwest of Stockholm, Boliden operates a state-of-the-art mine in Garpenberg where miners have become remote operators. ILOTV explains how this has a positive impact on employment, safety, women and the environment.

  4. © ©L. Muladi 2019

    Our impact, their voices

    Apprenticeships: Good for workers. Good for industry

    15 August 2019

    An industry-based apprenticeship programme in Indonesia is creating employment opportunities for young workers and a new generation of workers for industry.

  5. International Youth Day

    Learn, Engage, Contribute

    12 August 2019

    To mark International Youth Day 2019 the Decent Jobs for Youth Alliance, coordinated by the ILO, launched an online knowledge facility to help create positive change for young people who are seeking decent work.

  6. International Youth Day

    Voices of Youth on the Future of Work

    12 August 2019

    The theme of this year’s International Youth Day was ‘Transforming Education’. Listen to the aspirations of these young students about the Future of Work.

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    Blog

    Transforming Mona, the importance of relevant, equitable and inclusive education

    12 August 2019

    From engineer to entrepreneur. The story of Mona El Khodairy shows how the right training and education can transform young people’s lives.

  8. International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples

    Protecting indigenous peoples' rights in the Philippines

    09 August 2019

    2019 marks the ILO Centenary and the 30th anniversary of the Indigenous and Tribal Peoples Convention, 1989 (No. 169). Listen to the voices of indigenous peoples from the Philippines.

  9. International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples

    Q'orianka Kilcher celebrates International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples

    09 August 2019

    To mark International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples, Actor, activist and singer Q’orianka Kilcher highlights the importance of the ILO Indigenous and Tribal Peoples Convention, which addresses the rights of indigenous and tribal peoples worldwide.

  10. International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples

    Yalitza Aparicio: Stop stereotyping, end discrimination

    09 August 2019

    Acclaimed actor Yalitza Aparicio, of the Oscar-winning film Roma, on International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples says that hate and discrimination has no place in the world. The rights of indigenous people must be protected.