• The ILO since 1919: Fighting for social justice

    Since 1919 the International Labour Organization (ILO) has been on the frontline, bringing together governments, workers and employers in the struggle to make social justice and decent work a global reality. In the run-up to Social Justice Day on 20th February, watch our latest video.

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  • © Wayne S. Grazio

    Poor working conditions are main global employment challenge

    World Employment and Social Outlook – Trends 2019

    Progress in reducing unemployment globally is not being matched by improvements in the quality of work, says the International Labour Organization’s World Employment and Social Outlook: Trends 2019 report.

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  • Not on your own

    What happens when you are sick, disabled, young or old? Or, you may be unemployed or just not able to earn enough for you and your dependants to live on. Social protection provides workers and their families with a secure base, helping them plan for a better future. Explore the latest chapter of our interactive, multimedia Centenary website to find out more.

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  • Work for a brighter future

    A Universal Labour Guarantee, social protection from birth to old age and an entitlement to lifelong learning are among ten recommendations made in a landmark report by the International Labour Organization’s Global Commission on the Future of Work.
    Explore the digital presentation of the report here.

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Programmes and results

  1. ILO's flagship programmes

    The ILO has integrated many of its existing technical projects into five flagship programmes, designed to enhance the efficency and impact of its development cooperation with constituents on a global scale.

  2. Child Labour

    UK Government to support ILO in fighting child labour in South Asia

Cooperation

  1. Partnering for Development

    With over 50 years of experience in development cooperation, the ILO today has a bigger portfolio than ever with some 600 active programmes and projects in more than 100 countries.

  2. © Better Work Indonesia

    ILO and H&M Group expand partnership

  3. ILO projects worldwide

    Discover ILO's Development Cooperation Dashboard

Campaigns

  1. 50forFreedom

    Support the international treaty to end modern slavery

  2. Artworks

    Artists engagement programme

    Artworks brings together artists to raise awareness, promote fundamental rights and advocate for social change on world of work issues.

Director-General

  1. Seventh World Government Summit

    Work for a Brighter Future

World of Work magazine

  1. Special 2018 issue

    Violence at work

    This year’s edition of the World of Work magazine highlights the themes discussed by the ILO’s 107th International Labour Conference (ILC).