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January 2019

  1. ILO100

    A Centenary of endeavour and achievement

    22 January 2019

    In a speech to open a year of Centenary celebrations, ILO Director-General, Guy Ryder, described the organization as a locomotive of social progress and a harbinger of peace. He also outlined the challenges ahead.

  2. Infostory

    Work for a brighter future

    22 January 2019

    New forces are transforming the world of work: Technological development. Climate change. Demographic shifts. Globalization. These transitions call for decisive action.

  3. © Shen zhicheng / Imaginechina 2019

    Global Commission on the Future of Work

    A human-centred agenda needed for a decent future of work

    22 January 2019

    A Universal Labour Guarantee, social protection from birth to old age and an entitlement to lifelong learning are among ten recommendations made in a landmark report by the ILO’s Global Commission on the Future of Work.

  4. ILO100

    Future of work report, ILO Centenary celebrations to be launched on January 22

    21 January 2019

    January 22 will be a big day for the ILO, as daylong celebrations marking the start of its 100th anniversary begin with the launch of the Global Commission report on the Future of Work.

  5. ILO100

    Our story, your story: Setting standards for decent work

    18 January 2019

    Developing international labour standards at the ILO is a unique process involving governments, workers and employers from around the world working together. Find out more about the ILO’s mission to advance social justice and promote decent work in chapter 2 of our new multimedia, interactive Centenary website.

  6. Blog

    Skills for the future: Learning to learn through technology is the new skills visa

    17 January 2019

    People say “seeing is believing”, but that’s wrong. The truth is, “I will see it when I believe it”.

  7. © Frédéric Cirou / AltoPress 2019

    Blog

    The ‘Beauty Premium’ and other forms of stereotyping are real, and they’re a workplace problem

    15 January 2019

    People say “seeing is believing”, but that’s wrong. The truth is, “I will see it when I believe it”.

  8. © T. Saputro / CIFOR 2019

    PAGE Ministerial Conference

    We cannot tolerate the cost of inaction on climate change

    10 January 2019

    ILO Director-General Guy Ryder outlined three key climate change challenges and put forward a number of proposals, in an address to the Ministerial Conference of the Partnership for Action on Green Economy (PAGE), in South Africa.

  9. Green Jobs

    Green Jobs: The key to sustainable development

    10 January 2019

    By making our work greener, we can build a better, more sustainable future for women and men around the world. The ILO defines green jobs as good for the environment, good for the economy and good for people.

  10. ILO100: Our story, your story

    ILO past, present and future

    09 January 2019

    The ILO’s new multimedia, interactive Centenary website is now live! Let us take you on a journey through the ILO’s past, present and future – from its founding back in 1919, to major historical events, to the conventions and programmes that have affected all our lives. We’ll be rolling out new chapters in the course of the next two months on ilo.org/100 as we celebrate 100 years of advancing social justice and promoting decent work.