News and events on the future of work

  1. Regional Meeting to discuss future of work challenges in Latin America and the Caribbean

    20 September 2018

    With almost 100 days until the ILO’s Centenary, ILO Regional Director José Manuel Salazar-Xirinachs discusses future of work challenges in his region.

  2. © G20 Argentina 2018

    ILO Director-General praises G20 commitment on future of work

    07 September 2018

    The rapid changes affecting the world of work, as well as the need to reshape lifelong learning, strengthen social protection and leave no one behind, were at the centre of discussions at the G20 Labour Ministers’ meeting in Argentina. Ministers of Education joined them for the first time.

  3. © Tom Percy 2018

    Lower the barriers facing women in labour market

    07 September 2018

    In remarks to G20 Education and Employment Ministers in Argentina, Guy Ryder, Director-General of the International Labour Organization, outlined what’s needed to achieve gender equality in the changing world of work.

  4. We need more and better social protection

    07 September 2018

    Director-General of the International Labour Organization, Guy Ryder, calls for social protection policies to be reinvigorated, as a key element of the future of work. He was speaking at the G20 Labour and Employment Ministers’ Meeting in Argentina.

  5. © G20 Argentina 2018

    Rethink lifelong learning

    06 September 2018

    A new approach to lifelong learning is needed for the future of work, says Director-General of the International Labour Organization, Guy Ryder, in a speech to Education and Employment Ministers at a G20 ministers’ meeting in Argentina.

  6. Towards the ILO Centenary

    03 September 2018

    The countdown has begun to the 100th anniversary of the founding of the International Labour Organization. With multiple events and commemorations planned, 2019 will be a year of global celebrations to mark the ILO’s vision of universal peace based on social justice.

  7. ILO deputy head: The Centenary will be a milestone for the ILO

    03 September 2018

    With a little over 100 days until the ILO’s Centenary, ILO Deputy Director-General Greg Vines explains where the Organization stands with preparations for the anniversary year.

  8. Make social dialogue work

    02 August 2018

    ILO Director-General, Guy Ryder, praises the commitment to social dialogue and tripartism made by BRICS nations - Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa - in a speech at the group’s Labour and Employment Ministers’ Meeting in South Africa.

  9. ILO’s message for the Conference on the Future of Work and Worker Cooperatives in the Republic of Korea

    17 July 2018

    ILO presents the role of cooperative enterprises in the future of work at a nationwide conference on worker cooperatives in the Republic of Korea.

  10. ILO to launch new report addressing the looming global care crisis

    20 June 2018