News

April 2019

  1. GB roundup

    ILO Governing Body concludes 335th session

    02 April 2019

    The ILO Governing Body ended its 335th session on 28 March 2019, having agreed, among other things, on details of the ILO’s Centenary International Labour Conference. ILO News discussed the highlights of the Session with Juan Llobera, Clerk of the Governing Body.

  2. ILO100

    Looking towards the future

    02 April 2019

    Where will the jobs of the future come from, what skills will be needed, and how can we ensure that all working conditions are decent? Find out more in the ninth and final chapter of our multimedia, interactive, ILO100 website.

March 2019

  1. ILO100

    100 years in a day – the ILO embraces the globe with a ‘virtual’ tour

    28 March 2019

    A global webcast, covering 24 offices in 24 hours, will showcase the diversity of ILO work, as part of the ILO 100 celebrations.

  2. © J. Barande/Ecole polytechnique 2019

    Future of business

    Business models worldwide face radical change: ILO-IOE study

    25 March 2019

    A new study finds that innovation and flexibility are needed in the face of major changes affecting the way businesses around the world operate.

  3. Disability and Trade Unions

    The inclusion of workers with disabilities is crucial to achieving SDGs

    20 March 2019

    People with disabilities are the world’s largest minority but many face discrimination in the workplace and their rights are often denied.

  4. Middle East and North Africa

    Conflict and mass displacement increase child labour

    20 March 2019

    Conflict and crisis in the Middle East and North Africa has led to an increase in child labour across the region, including in children’s involvement in armed conflict and other illicit activities, a new report finds.

  5. 335th Session of the ILO Governing Body

    ILO Governing Body elects Ambassador Silvia Elena Alfaro Espinosa as new Chairperson

    19 March 2019

    Silvia Elena Alfaro Espinosa, Permanent Representative of Peru to the United Nations Office at Geneva, will head the International Labour Organization’s Executive Body until June 2019.

  6. Questions and Answers

    The importance of South-South cooperation

    18 March 2019

    Rebeca Grynspan talks about South-South Cooperation and the Future of Work in the context of the 2nd High-level United Nations Conference on South-South Cooperation (BAPA+40) taking place in Buenos Aires, March 20-22. Grynspan was a Member of the ILO’s Global Commission on the Future of Work.

  7. Blog

    Youth in the Global South must join forces for their future of work

    15 March 2019

    Countries from the Global South should work together to surf on the wave of technological revolution says youth innovator, Maria Victoria Alonsoperez.

  8. ILO response to Syrian refugee crisis

    ILO and Germany pen agreement to bolster decent work for Syrian refugees and host communities

    13 March 2019

    The ILO and Germany’s Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development have signed a comprehensive memorandum of understanding which seeks to support job creation in response to the refugee crisis and forced displacement in Jordan, Lebanon, and Turkey.