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June 2019

  1. Day 7: 108th International Labour Conference - Thematic Forum

    ILC forum looks at how to shape technological change to promote decent work

    17 June 2019

    Speakers at a thematic forum discussed how to manage the way digital technologies are transforming the world of work, so that they lead to the creation of decent work. The debate was held at the International Labour Organization’s Centenary Conference.

  2. Domestic Workers' Day

    An aging Asia increases the demand for domestic workers. But what about their rights?

    16 June 2019

    Mr. Nilim Baruah, International Labour Organization’s Regional Migration Specialist for Asia and the Pacific, reviews progress on migrant domestic workers’ rights in Asia.

  3. International Domestic Workers’ Day

    Wagner Moura: Respect the rights of domestic workers

    16 June 2019

    ILO Goodwill Ambassador, actor and film director Wagner Moura speaks about the rights of domestic workers this International Domestic Workers’ Day, June 16.

  4. Video

    A human-centred future of work

    14 June 2019

    During the ILC 2019, ILO Director of Employment Policy Department Sangheon Lee and other ILO colleagues discussed a human-centred future of work.

  5. 108th International Labour Conference

    Interview with Christine Lagarde on the future of work and sustainable growth

    14 June 2019

    Christine Lagarde, Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund interviewed by Martin Murphy, Director of Communication of the ILO for the ILC Daily Show.

  6. Day 5: 108th International Labour Conference - Thematic Forum

    Social protection critical amid deep world of work changes

    14 June 2019

    Sustainable social protection systems will become increasingly critical to provide support in a fast-changing world of work, speakers told a high-level forum at the Centenary International Labour Conference.

  7. Day 5: 108th International Labour Conference - Thematic Forum

    Life-long learning for a brighter future of work

    14 June 2019

    A forum held as part of the International Labour Organization’s annual conference, which this year marks the ILO’s Centenary, explored the link between jobs, skills and the policy reforms needed to support the labour market of the future.

  8. Day 4: 108th International Labour Conference - Thematic Forum

    Freedom of Association and Collective Bargaining are key foundations for decent work

    13 June 2019

    Speakers from the world of work and from international organizations explored how two key fundamental Conventions advance decent work across the globe. The forum was held as part of the ILO’s annual conference, which this year marks the Organization’s 100th anniversary.

  9. Day 4: 108th International Labour Conference - Thematic Forum

    Forum calls for stepped-up action to end child labour

    13 June 2019

    The struggle against child labour was the focus of a wide-ranging debate at the International Labour Organization’s annual conference, which this year marks the ILO’s Centenary.

  10. 108th International Labour Conference - ASPAG ministerial meeting

    Asia-Pacific and Arab States labour ministers: Harness opportunities of the future, for decent work for all

    13 June 2019

    Asia Pacific Group (ASPAG) labour ministers met on sidelines of the Centenary session of the International Labour Conference to exchange ideas on generating Decent Work for sustainable development in the wider Asia Pacific region.