News and events on the future of work

  1. Regional dialogue on the future of work in Asia

    The Government of Singapore, in collaboration with the social partners and in partnership with the ILO, will host a regional tripartite conference to discuss the recommendations of the report of the Global Commission on the Future of Work.

  2. Launch of Global Commission report on the Future of Work

    The report launch on 22nd January 2019 marks the official start of the ILO Centenary year, which will be celebrated in a series of global, regional and national events. ​

  3. Official launch of the ILO Centenary

    At 16:00 Geneva time (15:00 GMT) a ceremony formally launching the 100th anniversary celebrations will be held in the “colonnades” hall of the ILO headquarters.

  4. The importance of South-South cooperation

    18 March 2019

    Rebeca Grynspan talks about South-South Cooperation and the Future of Work in the context of the 2nd High-level United Nations Conference on South-South Cooperation (BAPA+40) taking place in Buenos Aires, March 20-22. Grynspan was a Member of the ILO’s Global Commission on the Future of Work.

  5. Summer Academy on the Future of Work

    For its 100th anniversary, the ILO is inviting young people from all over the world for a Summer Academy and Global Debate on the Future of Work.

  6. Youth in the Global South must join forces for their future of work

    15 March 2019

    Countries from the Global South should work together to surf on the wave of technological revolution says youth innovator, Maria Victoria Alonsoperez.

  7. Sensitizing journalists on quality apprenticeship

    13 March 2019

    To better engage journalists and media organizations on issues related to quality apprenticeship, the ILO organized a two-day media training that would be followed by a media fellowship programme.

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    Work-related gender gaps persist but solutions are clear – new ILO report

    07 March 2019

    Work-related gender gaps have not seen any meaningful improvement for 20 years, but a new ILO report says that the path to progress is clear.

  9. English-Speaking Africa Ministers of Labour end summit

    04 March 2019

    The summit, which saw Africa Ministers of Labour from Member states, who are members of the Africa Regional Labour Administration Centre (ARLAC) has ended. It was a busy three days, which started with the 45th ARLAC Governing Council, then on the second day, a discussion on the draft standard on ‘violence and harassment in the world of work’; and on the last day, the launch and deliberations of the Global Commission Report on the Future of Work; and concluding on a high note with celebrations of the ILO’s 100 years of existence hosted by the Government of South Africa.

  10. Address uncertainty and fear of the future of work

    01 March 2019

    Speaking at the launch in South Africa of the Global Commission report on the Future of Work, ILO Director-General Guy Ryder set the stage for the next steps in its implementation.