News and events on the future of work

  1. ILO Global Commission homes in on key opportunities and challenges surrounding the future of work

    23 October 2017

  2. G7 Labour and Employment Ministers’ Declaration refers to cooperatives

    20 October 2017

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    Innovative firms are more competitive and create more jobs

    20 October 2017

    The ILO’s World Employment and Social Outlook 2017: Sustainable Enterprises and Jobs, released earlier this month shows innovative companies tend to be more productive, create more jobs and employ more skilled and female workers. ILO News discussed some of these findings with Marva Corley-Coulibaly, lead author of the report.

  4. High-level seminar on the “Sharing Economy and its Social Challenges”

    ILO and the Permanent Mission of Belgium will jointly hold a High-level seminar on the “Sharing Economy and its Social Challenges” in Room II (R3 level, South) at ILO headquarters, Geneva, from 3.30 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Tuesday, 21 November, 2017.

  5. ILO to convene High-Level Symposium on “The Future of Work We Want: the Workers’ Perspective”

    13 October 2017

  6. The Future of Work We Want: the Workers’ Perspective

  7. The 9th edition of the ILO Social and Solidarity Economy Academy in Luxembourg

    06 October 2017

    The 9th edition of the ILO SSE Academy took place in Luxembourg City, Luxembourg from 25-29 September 2017. Over 120 participants from more than 30 countries participated in this Academy which focused on the Future of Work and exchanged experiences, best practices and challenges.

  8. Ambition and determination will shape the future of work

    05 October 2017

    It will take determination and ambition to shape the future of work, said ILO Director-General Guy Ryder in closing remarks to the ILO's 10th European Regional meeting. The ILO has been an historic architect of change for nearly a century and must continue in that role, ensuring that change bends towards social justice.

  9. ILO initiative calls for social partnerships for a future with decent work in Europe and Central Asia

    05 October 2017

    European Regional Meeting endorses policy framework to maximize the benefits and minimize the risks relating to the future of work in the region.

  10. ILO Chief warns against economic growth without social progress

    03 October 2017

    Economic growth must go hand in hand with social progress if Europe and Central Asia are to meet the challenges surrounding the future of work in the region​, according to ILO Director-General Guy Ryder. Addressing the 10th European Regional meeting in Istanbul, Mr. Ryder stressed that unanimous acceptance and full respect of fundamental principles and rights at work is the indispensable base from which all else will flow.