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June 2019

  1. International Domestic Workers’ Day

    Alfonso Cuarón supports the rights of domestic workers

    24 June 2019

    Our home might be a workplace for someone. And the working conditions of domestic workers should be decent. On International Domestic Workers’ day, critically-acclaimed Director Alfonso Cuarón sends this special message.

  2. 108th International Labour Conference

    International Labour Conference ends with adoption of key Convention and Declaration

    22 June 2019

    The International Labour Conference adopts landmark instruments on violence and harassment and a Declaration on the future of work. The Conference concluded its two-week session, which marked the Centenary of the ILO.

  3. ILO Governing Body

    ILO Governing Body elects Ambassador Refiloe Litjobo as new Chairperson

    22 June 2019

    Litjobo, from Lesotho, will head the International Labour Organization’s executive body for the next 12 months.

  4. Blog

    Highlights of the last day of the Centenary Conference

    21 June 2019

  5. International Labour Conference

    New ILO Standards on Violence and Harassment at Work: What benefits for Workers?

    21 June 2019

    After many years of negotiations, the ILO adopted a convention and recommendation on violence and harassment in the world of work. How can workers take advantage from these two instruments? Marie Clarke Walker, Worker Vice-Chairperson of the Committee on Violence and Harassment shares her views...

  6. 108th International Labour Conference

    New international labour standard to combat violence, harassment, at work agreed

    21 June 2019

    The Centenary International Labour Conference has adopted a new Convention and Recommendation to combat violence and harassment in the workplace.

  7. Day 10: 108th International Labour Conference

    ILO heads, past and present, spotlight social justice

    20 June 2019

    Three ILO Directors-General – past and present – discussed the social justice mission of the International Labour Organization. The discussion was held on the penultimate day of the Centenary International Labour Conference.

  8. Day 10: 108th International Labour Conference

    Marshall Islands, Belgium, highlight climate threats, technological change

    20 June 2019

    More than thirty world leaders have addressed the two-week International Labour Conference, which this year marks the Centenary of the ILO. They expressed support for the ILO’s social justice mandate and called for global action for a just future of work.

  9. Day 9: 108th International Labour Conference

    World leaders call for action on the future of work

    19 June 2019

    High-level visits to the International Labour Conference (ILC) continued this week, with several heads of State and government addressing delegates on issues relating to the future of work. This year’s ILC marks the 100th anniversary of the International Labour Organization (ILO).

  10. Day 8: 108th International Labour Conference - Thematic Forum

    Business for decent work forum

    18 June 2019

    The role of the private sector in shaping the future world of work, and the best ways of encouraging the development of sustainable enterprises was spotlighted during a discussion at the International Labour Conference (ILC). The high level thematic forum was one of the events at the Centenary ILC, which marks the 100th anniversary of the ILO.