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June 2019

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    G20 Japan 2019

    ILO welcomes G20 commitment to inclusion and equality

    29 June 2019

    G20 leaders, meeting in Osaka, issued a communique stressing the importance of ensuring that ageing societies are active, and supporting gender equality and women's economic empowerment.

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    G20 Osaka Leaders’ Summit

    No social justice without decent work

    29 June 2019

    In a speech at the G20 leaders’ summit in Tokyo, ILO Director-General, Guy Ryder, pointed to the need to tackle inequality amongst the world’s workers.

  3. Q&A

    ILO Convention on Violence and Harassment: Five key questions

    28 June 2019

    For the first time violence and harassment in the world of work are covered in new international labour standards, adopted at the Centenary International Labour Conference and now open for ratification by ILO member States.

  4. Blog

    A promise for small businesses

    27 June 2019

    Small businesses form the backbone of the economies of many countries. See how the ILO helps entrepreneurs finance and grow their enterprises

  5. Interview

    Interview with Sebastián Schindel, Director of El patrón

    24 June 2019

    Based on real facts, the hard-hitting film of Schindel El patrón unpacks the horrors of modern day slavery. He speaks to the ILO on the making of the film and what made him deal with this subject.

  6. World Day Against Child Labour

    Rita Ora calls to end child labour

    24 June 2019

    Singer Rita Ora talks about doing more to end child labour as our world of work continues to change, and wishes the International Labour Organization on its 100th anniversary.

  7. 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.

  8. 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.

  9. 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.

  10. Blog

    Highlights of the last day of the Centenary Conference

    21 June 2019