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June 2019

  1. Day 3: 108th International Labour Conference

    World leaders, workers, employers, speak out for social justice at ILO Centenary conference

    12 June 2019

    World leaders expressed strong support for the ILO as it marks its 100th anniversary at the Centenary International Labour Conference. The Conference – the 108th session of the ILC – has a strong focus on the future of work and is also discussing violence and harassment at the workplace.

  2. © Tran Van Yen / ILO 2019

    World Day Against Child Labour

    How we treat our children is a reflection of our societies and values

    12 June 2019

    In a statement released for World Day Against Child Labour, ILO Director-General Guy Ryder urges Governments, workers and employers to make a final push to end child labour.

  3. Day 2: 108th International Labour Conference

    Huge turn-out of world leaders at Centenary International Labour Conference

    11 June 2019

    Dozens of world leaders are attending the 108th session of the International Labour Conference, which marks the 100th anniversary of the ILO. The two-week Conference has a strong focus on the future of work, but also on violence and harassment at the workplace.

  4. Day 1: 108th International Labour Conference

    World leaders address the Centenary International Labour Conference

    10 June 2019

    Dozens of world leaders are attending the Centenary International Labour Conference, which marks the 100th anniversary of the ILO.

  5. 108th International Labour Conference

    ILO Director-General highlights the most profound, transformative changes in a century

    10 June 2019

    The Centenary session of the International Labour Conference, known as the ‘world parliament of labour’ has opened in Geneva, with a speech from the ILO’s Director-General.

  6. 108th International Labour Conference

    Opening remarks by Guy Ryder, ILO Director-General, at the 108th Session of the International Labour Conference

    10 June 2019

  7. ILO Centenary

    The Driving Force of the ILO

    09 June 2019

    The International Labour Organization is celebrating its 100 years in 2019. However, there is a little-known page in the history of this tripartite Organization: Who is the driving force behind the setting up of the ILO? Discover the story of the ILO Workers Group…

  8. Blog

    The Centenary International Labour Conference – What to expect

    08 June 2019

    The Centenary International Labour Conference (ILC) will be a gathering like no other. While the ILC is an annual event, this 108th Session of the Conference is taking place in the 100th year of the Organization. To mark this special occasion the focus will be on the profound transformations under way in the world of work, including the evolving role of the ILO in building a future of work we want.

  9. ILO Centenary

    Building a future with decent work: The 108th International Labour Conference

    07 June 2019

    The 108th International Labour Conference gets underway in Geneva, Switzerland from 10 to 21 June 2019. This year's session brings together over 5,000 delegates from around the globe to find solutions to the challenges of the future of the world of work, and celebrate the Centenary of the International Labour Organization.

  10. G7 Social Labour and Employment Ministerial Meeting

    Empowering individuals in a changing world of work

    07 June 2019