News and events on the future of work

  1. ILO Forum to examine the role of skills development in trade, employability and inclusive growth

    26 May 2017

    The Forum will bring together a broad spectrum of participants to share knowledge and lessons learned from implementing strategies for promoting skills development for trade, employability and inclusive growth.

  2. Eleven Pacific Island Countries committed to create Decent Jobs for future generations

    26 May 2017

    Representatives from ILO’s 11 Pacific member States along with key stakeholders from the Pacific development community discussed the Future of Work in the Pacific and proposed policy priorities to address the transformations unfolding across the region's labour markets.

  3. ILO to convene landmark event on “The Future of Work We Want: Workers’ perspective in the Americas” on 31st May-1st June

    26 May 2017

  4. High Level Tripartite Dialogue on Future of Work in the Pacific

    The ILO 11 Pacific member States along with key stakeholders from the Pacific development community participated in the High Level Tripartite Dialogue to discuss the Future of Work in the Pacific and propose recommendations to address the transformations unfolding across the region's labour markets and beyond.

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    G20 agrees on policies to shape the future of work for inclusive growth and development

    19 May 2017

    Ministers adopted policy recommendations on skills development, social protection and working conditions for countries to shape a future that works for people around the globe.

  6. Labour Policy Forum on the Future of Work

    The ILO and the Japan Institute for Labour Policy and Training (JILPT) co-organize a symposium on the future of work in Japan. The Japanese Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare, The Japan Association for Advancement of ILO Activities, Japanese Trade Union Confederation JTUC-RENGO and Japan Business Federation will attend the forum.

  7. Symposium highlights: A global dialogue on the future of work we want

    05 May 2017

    Highlights from the Symposium featuring voices from the world of work, leading thinkers in government and academia, and the youth on the challenges we’ll face in the Future of Work.

  8. New technologies and the dynamics of job creation

    03 May 2017

    The debate on the future of work needs to go beyond just forecasting the expected scale of job losses, writes the ILO’s Irmgard Nübler.

  9. ILO COOP eNewsUpdate No. 3, 26 April 2017

    26 April 2017

    This latest issue of the ILO COOP Newsletter highlights a number of recent events and developments on cooperatives. Among others, it includes an article on a future of work and cooperatives event; presents the work of an ILO colleague working on SSE in Tunisia; and showcases how an Italian social cooperative consortium supports its members.

  10. Opening session highlights: A global dialogue on the future of work we want

    18 April 2017

    Highlights from award-winning economic historian Robert Skidelsky giving a keynote address about the future of work with remarks by ILO Director-General Guy Ryder.