Our impact, their voices

2019

  1. From a market stall to cyberspace

    07 February 2019

    A new ILO programme helps girls and women access quality employment in STEM-related sectors (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) in the Philippines, Indonesia, and Thailand. In a report from the Philippines, a programme scholar explains how she took a chance on a new future at work.

  2. Not just any work

    06 February 2019

    Decent work – not just any work – is fundamental for peace, social justice, social inclusion, economic development and personal fulfilment. Explore the latest chapter of our interactive, multimedia Centenary website to find out about the challenges to decent work and what the ILO is doing in response.

  3. Equality and non-discrimination

    30 January 2019

    Promoting equality and combatting discrimination in the workplace is vital for decent work, and has been at the heart of the ILO’s mandate since its founding. Explore the latest chapter of our new interactive, multimedia Centenary website.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

2018

  1. 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. 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. 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. “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.

  5. Taking social dialogue to the next level

    12 December 2018