News and events on the future of work

  1. © Bloomberg 2019

    ILO confronting the changing nature of work

    30 September 2019

    ILO Director-General Guy Ryder, discusses the changing state of work with Shery Ahn on Bloomberg Markets, and the need to put humans at the centre of the future of work.

  2. World Leaders Gather to Mobilize Solutions to Shape the Future of Work

    24 September 2019

    World leaders called for bold, innovative action to implement a human-centered approach to the future of work.

  3. © CNN 2019

    ILO chief Guy Ryder makes the case for multilateralism on CNN

    24 September 2019

    Talking to CNN's Richard Quest on the sidelines of the 74th United Nations General Assembly, ILO Director-General Guy Ryder makes the case that global challenges require global solutions.

  4. Esther Acebo: We only have one planet

    24 September 2019

    Esther Acebo calls for investing in skilling workers to access new job opportunities in the green economy. Let's work to protect our planet and its people. ⠀

  5. We need an innovation shock

    23 September 2019

    ILO Director-General, Guy Ryder, tells participants at a Ford Foundation and ILO event in New York that the world of work needs to innovate to meet the challenges of the future of work.

  6. China promotes gender equality at work

    23 September 2019

    OpEd by Claire Courteille-Mulder, the Director of ILO Country Office for China and Mongolia. According to an ILO report, up to 12 percent of workers said they had been subject to verbal abuse, humiliating behavior, bullying, unwanted sexual attention or sexual harassment. Eliminating violence and harassment at the workplace is crucial to achieve greater gender equality and shape a future that works for all men and women, says Claire Courteille-Mulder.

  7. © UN Photos 2019

    Just transition commitments made by many countries at UN Climate Action Summit

    23 September 2019

    Prime Minister of Spain announces commitments made by close to 50 countries to create just transition plans designed to ensure ambitious climate action delivers significant social gains with decent green jobs.

  8. Social justice, tripartite cooperation are the keys to social progress

    20 September 2019

    Speaking in Norway, Director-General Guy Ryder has praised the strength of the ideas, convictions and values that the Nordic countries demonstrated, and their positive impact on the work of the ILO.

  9. © dpu-ucl 2019

    Importance of decent jobs, just transition to be highlighted at UN Climate Action Summit and General Assembly

    20 September 2019

    ILO Director-General will promote decent work and a ‘just transition’ to greener economies, when he joins world leaders for the UN Climate Summit and UN General Assembly in New York.

  10. Workshop on big data for skills anticipation and matching

    The aim of this workshop is to allow all participating agencies to exchange experiences and ideas in relation to the use of big data for identifying labour market information.