News

May 2019

  1. International Labour Conference

    Press accreditation and preview of the Centenary International Labour Conference

    27 May 2019

  2. © S. Olsson/AltoPress/PhotoAlto 2019

    Women in Business and Management

    Women in leadership bring better business performance

    22 May 2019

    A new report shows gender diversity improves business outcomes, and makes it easier to attract talent. The report also looks at the reasons behind the continuing gender diversity deficits, and makes recommendations for breaking the cycle.

  3. Occupational Safety and Health

    100 years of making work safer and healthier

    21 May 2019

    Occupational safety and health (OSH) has been a core element of the ILO’s work since it was founded in 1919. Technical specialist, Manal Azzi, charts the major OSH milestones of the ILO’s first hundred years and looks ahead to the challenges of the future.

  4. Blog

    Can technology transform the fashion industry?

    16 May 2019

    Talk about the Fourth Industrial Revolution can quickly get abstract. Discussion travels at lightning speed into a world of augmented reality and robots, blockchain and biotechnology.

  5. Media advisory

    Women, leadership and business performance – Report launch

    14 May 2019

  6. ILO100

    The Declaration of Philadelphia – 75 years

    10 May 2019

    On May 10 1944, the International Labour Conference adopted the Declaration of Philadelphia. It gave the ILO’s social mandate a powerful and lasting impetus.

  7. ILO100

    UN Secretary-General, Swiss authorities, mark ILO’s 100th anniversary

    09 May 2019

    The ceremony at ILO headquarters in Geneva included the unveiling of a commemorative plaque and the inauguration of an avenue of trees celebrating 100 years of the ILO.

  8. © ACNUR/Siegfried Modola 2019

    Labour migration

    ILO supports Venezuelan migrants and refugees

    07 May 2019

    The initiative launched with an initial ILO funding of US$ 2 million will aim at the socio-economic integration of Venezuelan migrants and refugees in Ecuador, Colombia and Peru.

  9. Working conditions

    Job quality of concern to all workers

    06 May 2019

    A joint report by the ILO and the European research agency, Eurofound, provides an unprecedented comparative analysis of job quality around the world, including work hours, gender pay differences, exposure to physical risks and opportunities for skills’ upgrading.

  10. Media advisory

    ILO to host UN Secretary-General for the ILO Centenary

    06 May 2019