News and events on the future of work

  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. ILO says social dialogue key to shaping the future of work we want

    07 April 2017

    ILO Director-General calls on global leaders to shape a future of work inspired by considerations of humanity, of social justice and peace.

  5. Cooperatives provide an alternative model for the future of work

    06 April 2017

    On 5 April, the eve of the symposium “Future of Work We Want: A Global Dialogue”, the ILO organized an event on the role of cooperation in a changing world of work.

  6. Opening Session: The Future of Work We Want

    Award-winning economic historian Robert Skidelsky gives the keynote address to open the two-day symposium, following introductory remarks by ILO Director-General Guy Ryder and ILO Deputy Director-General for Policy Deborah Greenfield.

  7. The Future of Work we want: A Global Dialogue

  8. Landmark Future of Work event kicks off at ILO

    04 April 2017

    Policy thinkers from around the globe gather at the ILO for a two-day conference on the Future of Work starting on Thursday. The event is open to an online public, who can watch the entire conference in streaming and use social media to interact with the panellists.

  9. Tajikistan: Orientation Training Workshop on Forced Labour, Modern Slavery, Child Trafficking and Child Labour

    30 March 2017

    On 30 March 2017, a one-day orientation-training workshop for national partners on forced labour, modern slavery, child trafficking and child labour was organized in Tajikistan.

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    Thailand must invest in its workers

    29 March 2017

    An Op-Ed by Maurizio Bussi, Director of the ILO Country Office for Thailand and Sameer Khatiwada ILO's Employment Specialist for East and South-East Asia and the Pacific, originally published in the Bangkok Post.