ILO100: Our story, your story
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.
LO-Norway Conference for ILO100
08 January 2019
In a speech to the Norwegian Confederation of Trade Unions (LO), ILO Director-General, Guy Ryder, stresses the importance of international cooperation to meeting the multiple challenges of the future of work.
02 January 2019
ILO Director-General Guy Ryder marks the start of the ILO’s second century of service to the world of work by recalling its first 100 years and pointing to the challenges that face us all in shaping the future of work we want.
02 January 2019
In 2019, the International Labour Organization (ILO) celebrates its 100th anniversary. The Centenary will be a celebration of the ILO’s achievements and will reaffirm the ILO’s position as the authoritative global organization for the world of work.
A technical cooperation pioneer
24 December 2018
During the 100 years of the ILO some extraordinary people have worked for the Organization. One of them was Peter Goullart who, during the 1950s helped develop co-operatives in several countries in Asia. He recounted his experiences in a book, ‘River of the White Lily’ published in 1965.
Globalization and decent work
24 December 2018
As the ILO turns 100, we look at some of the key events that shaped the organization’s story. The introduction of the Decent Work Agenda at the turn of the century was one such milestone.
Labour Overview for Latin America
20 December 2018
The ILO’s Labour Overview for Latin America and the Caribbean marks its 25th anniversary this month. The annual report tracks unemployment and other labour market indicators, and highlights decent work deficits that need to be tackled.
19 December 2018
When workplaces in Bolivia need help to improve working conditions and productivity, they can call on Superhero SCORE to sort things out. Thanks to him and his cartoon friends, the ILO’s Sustaining Competitive and Responsible Enterprises programme has been able to get the SCORE message across to employers and workers.
“Thank you Soma”: ILO documentary explores relationship between migrant domestic workers and Arab youth
18 December 2018
On the occasion of International Migrants Day, the ILO premieres a new documentary that aims to challenge common perceptions about migrant domestic workers.
14 December 2018
2018 has been a significant year in advancing fundamental principles and rights at work. Working with governments, social partners and communities, the ILO FUNDAMENTALS Branch has helped those who cannot organize and bargain collectively, those suffering from discrimination, and those who are trapped in child labour and forced labour. There is much more to be done, and we look forward to accelerating progress and coordinating action towards our common goals over the coming years.