News and events on the future of work

  1. Huge turn-out of world leaders at Centenary International Labour Conference

    11 June 2019

    Dozens of world leaders are attending the 108th session of the International Labour Conference, which marks the 100th anniversary of the ILO. The two-week Conference has a strong focus on the future of work, but also on violence and harassment at the workplace.

  2. World leaders address the Centenary International Labour Conference

    10 June 2019

    Dozens of world leaders are attending the Centenary International Labour Conference, which marks the 100th anniversary of the ILO.

  3. ILO Director-General highlights the most profound, transformative changes in a century

    10 June 2019

    The Centenary session of the International Labour Conference, known as the ‘world parliament of labour’ has opened in Geneva, with a speech from the ILO’s Director-General.

  4. Empowering individuals in a changing world of work

    07 June 2019

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    Boosting Skills for a Just Transition and the Future of Work

    06 June 2019

  6. A collective responsibility

    31 May 2019

    Speaking in the presence of the President of Italy at an event in Rome to mark the Centenary of the International Labour Organization, ILO Director-General, Guy Ryder, outlined the challenges facing the world of work and the need to work together for a future we want.

  7. A shared history

    23 May 2019

    In an address to Turkey’s Labour Assembly, ILO Director-General Guy Ryder spoke of the shared history between the ILO and modern Turkey.

  8. Celebrations in Moscow to Commemorate Centenary of International Labour Organization

    23 May 2019

    The last decade of May in Moscow was marked by high-level celebration events to commemorate the centenary of the International Labour Organization (ILO).

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    An inconvenient truth

    21 May 2019

    "We need to address the causes of the rise in populism and ethno-nationalism," said ILO Director-General, Guy Ryder, at a meeting in Vienna of the European Trade Union Confederation Congress.

  10. Embracing technology for an inclusive growth in Asia

    13 May 2019

    Opening remarks at Singapore Conference on the Future of Work 2019 by Guy Ryder, Director-General, ILO.