News

January 2020

  1. Global Forum on Migration and Development

    ILO: Employment policies are key to address the challenge of migration

    24 January 2020

    At the 12th Summit of the Global Forum in Ecuador, ILO stated that decent work deficits are one of the main causes of migratory movements. The ILO Regional Director a.i., Juan Hunt, recalled in his speech that most migration is directly or indirectly related to the world of work.

  2. © Chor Sokunthea / World Bank 2020

    World Employment and Social Outlook – Trends 2020

    Insufficient paid work affects almost half a billion people, new ILO report shows

    20 January 2020

    A lack of decent work combined with rising unemployment and persisting inequality is making it increasingly difficult for people to build better lives through their work, according to the latest edition of the ILO’s global report on employment and social trends.

  3. Blog

    Transition from school to work remains a difficult process for youth

    17 January 2020

    The ease or difficulty with which young people are able to transition from school to work has a lasting impact on their lives and labour market prospects.

  4. Blog

    Gender equality in the workplace remains elusive

    17 January 2020

    ILOSTAT data show that progress is needed in many areas and in every region to achieve gender equality in the labour market.

  5. © ILO 2020

    Media advisory

    ILO to launch new report on global employment and social trends

    13 January 2020

  6. © ILO 2020

    Blog

    I benefitted from migration, let others do so too

    02 January 2020

    All sides can benefit if migration is well-organized and governed, according to an economist who has personal experience of the costs and benefits.

December 2019

  1. Blog

    100 statistics on the ILO and the labour market to celebrate the ILO Centenary

    23 December 2019

    100 years of the ILO also means 100 years of ILO's labour statistics to support the work of countries and organizations around the world in improving labour markets, and of course, to inform its own work. Celebrating the ILO Centenary is also celebrating progress in labour statistics.

  2. G7 Social High Level Meeting, Paris

    Inequality compromises inclusive growth and social cohesion

    19 December 2019

    The ILO has called for countries to implement a range of measures to tackle inequality, in a joint statement with other international agencies attending the Paris G7 meeting.

  3. International Migrants Day

    ILO announces winners of the 2019 Global Media Competition on Labour Migration

    18 December 2019

    Winning entries provide outstanding and balanced reporting on fair recruitment and the future of labour migration.

  4. Blog

    Are migrants also successful in the labour market?

    18 December 2019

    As migration draws increasing attention globally, what do we know about the millions of international migrant workers?