News and events on the future of work

  1. ‘Voices’: Real people, true stories from the world of work

    04 January 2021

    The ILO welcomes 2021 with an innovative, multimedia platform that focuses on first person stories that take readers on a journey into the world of work.

  2. Overcoming the soft skills gap and COVID-19 challenges for women factory and office workers

    17 December 2020

    The ILO, in partnership with the Employers Confederation of the Philippines (ECOP) and Nestlé piloted the first In Business Online Soft Skills Training to develop soft skills of women and to support their livelihoods during COVID-19.

  3. Creating a post-pandemic Future of Work in the Caribbean: Recommendations for achieving resilient labour markets

    Registration is required to attend this Zoom webinar

  4. ILO COOP 100 Webinar V - SSE momentum: Finance for Inclusion and the Future of Work during Covid-19 pandemic

    08 December 2020

    The webinar focused on the key challenges related to the future of work, how they affect local communities, and what Social and Solidarity Economy Organizations (SSEOs) are doing toward addressing them. Two keynote speakers presented the main findings of recent research, while three discussants enriched the debate.

  5. How COVID-19 has accelerated the future of work

    The first in a series of ILO online Talks that go beyond the regular webinar will hear insights from the founder of the world’s leading professional social network, LinkedIn, whose users are experiencing world of work transformations first-hand.

  6. The importance of multi-stakeholder dialogue and collaboration in COVID-19 recovery

    04 December 2020

    ILO Director-General Guy Ryder addressed the opening session of the Future of Work Summit.

  7. Stakeholders invited to debate Future of Work

    02 December 2020

    Collective thinking needed to tackle the challenges of the future of work says new International Geneva open forum platform.

  8. Recordings of the Global Research Webinar(5/5): Closing remarks

    03 November 2020

    This video series are recordings of the Global Research Webinar "Towards a brighter future of work in the digital economy", which was held on 30 September 2020. The purpose of the webinar was to share the main findings of the ILO research project on skills shortages, skills development strategies, and the governance of international labour migration of ICT specialists in Canada, China, Germany, India, Indonesia, Singapore and Thailand.

  9. Recordings of the Global Research Webinar (4/5): Panel discussion 2 "Better governance of labour migration in the ICT sector"

    03 November 2020

    This video series are recordings of the Global Research Webinar "Towards a brighter future of work in the digital economy", which was held on 30 September 2020. The purpose of the webinar was to share the main findings of the ILO research project on skills shortages, skills development strategies, and the governance of international labour migration of ICT specialists in Canada, China, Germany, India, Indonesia, Singapore and Thailand.

  10. Recordings of the Global Research Webinar (3/5): Panel discussion 1 "Investing in skills development in the ICT sector"

    03 November 2020

    This video series are recordings of the Global Research Webinar "Towards a brighter future of work in the digital economy", which was held on 30 September 2020. The purpose of the webinar was to share the main findings of the ILO research project on skills shortages, skills development strategies, and the governance of international labour migration of ICT specialists in Canada, China, Germany, India, Indonesia, Singapore and Thailand.