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January 2019

  1. 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.

  2. 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 as we celebrate 100 years of advancing social justice and promoting decent work.

  3. LO-Norway Conference for ILO100

    The future depends on the conscious choices we make

    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.

  4. ILO100

    The ILO Centenary – Why it matters to us all

    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.

  5. ILO100

    Resources for constituents

    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.

December 2018

  1. A technical cooperation pioneer

    Working on the river of the White Lily

    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.

  2. Globalization and decent work

    Responding to globalization: The Decent Work Agenda

    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.

  3. Labour Overview for Latin America

    A quarter century of tracking labour markets in Latin America and the Caribbean

    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.

  4. Blog

    Superhero SCORE – On a Mission to Improve Enterprises

    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.

  5. Domestic 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.