News

January 2019

  1. ILO100

    Taking the ILO to the people

    10 January 2019

    For its Centenary the International Labour Organization (ILO) launches major global campaign to connect with the public on world of work issues.

  2. ILO100: Our story, your story

    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.

  3. ILO100

    Resources for constituents

    02 January 2019

    In 2019, the International Labour Organization (ILO) celebrates its 100th anniversary. The Centenary will be a celebration of the ILO’s achievements and will reaffirm the ILO’s position as the authoritative global organization for the world of work.

  4. ILO100

    100 years of fighting for Social Justice

    02 January 2019

    To welcome the beginning of the ILO’s century year, we look at the organization’s history and impact – and how it is preparing for its second century.

December 2018

  1. Globalization and decent work

    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.

  2. ILO 100

    A future of work for Russian youth

    21 December 2018

    Youth employment remains a priority for the ILO as the Organization moves into its second century. A project in Russia’s West Siberian region addresses this key future of work challenge by seeking to change employers’ perceptions and creating opportunities for the most vulnerable youth.

  3. Labour Overview for Latin America

    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. Blog

    Superhero SCORE – On a Mission to Improve Enterprises

    19 December 2018

    When workplaces in Bolivia need help to improve working conditions and productivity, they can call on Superhero SCORE to sort things out. Thanks to him and his cartoon friends, the ILO’s Sustaining Competitive and Responsible Enterprises programme has been able to get the SCORE message across to employers and workers.

  5. Labour Overview 2018

    Unemployment in Latin America and the Caribbean down slightly in 2018

    18 December 2018

    After increasing for three years, unemployment in Latin America and the Caribbean dipped slightly in 2018, according to the ILO’s Labour Overview 2018. But there is uncertainty about future trends, amid slow growth, high volatility and concerns about the high rate of youth unemployment.

  6. © S. Houttuln/S. Haaij/IRIN 2019

    International Migrants Day

    ILO announces winners of the 2018 Global Media Competition on Labour Migration

    18 December 2018

    Winning entries provide outstanding, balanced, reporting on labour migration and fair recruitment.