Radio ILC

  1. ILC Radio Round-up

    Day 11: ILO Director-General Guy Ryder hails ‘triumph of tripartism’ at closing of 104th International Labour Conference

    13 June 2015

    Ryder praises ILC delegates for adoption of instrument on transition to formality, admission of new member state Cooks Islands and consensus-driven decisions

  2. ILC Radio Round-up

    Day 10: Nobel laureate urges freedom from child labour and slavery

    12 June 2015

    Nobel laureate Kailash Satyarthi called for an end to child labour and unveiled the ’50 for Freedom’ campaign at the 104th International Labour Conference in Geneva.

  3. ILC Radio Round-up

    Day 9: “Action on climate change is action for growth, justice and labor rights” says French President Francois Hollande

    11 June 2015

    Heads of state and Nobel laureate Kailash call for action on climate change at World of Work Summit hosted by the 104th International Labour Conference in Geneva.

  4. ILC Radio Round-up

    Day 8: Countdown to World Day Against Child Labour and a ‘silent tragedy’ in the workplace

    10 June 2015

    Patrick Quinn: ‘This is a huge operation’ for World Day Against Child Labour, plus making small workplaces safe

  5. ILC Radio Round-up

    Day 7: Delegates’ hopes at the 104th International Labour Conference

    09 June 2015

    Participants talk about the roles and hopes for this year’s ILC, plus Regional Director for Africa discusses the significance of African media coverage of the conference.

  6. ILC Radio Round-up

    Day 6: 50 for Freedom gears up to end forced labour

    08 June 2015

    The panel symbolizing support for the 50 for Freedom campaign to end modern slavery continues to fill up with signatures and committees are getting closer to drafting final conclusions on world of work issues.

  7. ILC Radio Round-up

    Day 5: Niger signs protocol to stop modern slavery plus an ILC side event on migration

    05 June 2015

    Niger becomes first to sign up to an end to modern slavery and a high-level side event on migration calls for international community to provide regular and safe migration to meet migrants’ rights and labour market needs

  8. ILC Migration side event

    “There is no easy fix” to the migration crisis

    05 June 2015

    ILO Deputy-Director Sandra Polaski at ILC Migration side event: “We must focus on systems of governance that provide regular and safe migration to meet migrants’ rights and labour market needs.

  9. Protocol to the Forced Labour Convention

    Niger labour minister signs up to stop modern slavery

    05 June 2015

    Niger has ratified the Protocol of 2014 to the Forced Labour Convention, 1930. The Protocol brings the existing convention into the modern era, with new provisions on prevention, protection and victims’ access to remedies.

  10. ILC Radio Round-up

    Day 4: ILC plenary sessions begin

    04 June 2015

    ILC plenary discusses Director-General’s Future of Work report, workers' side event on the challenges of globalization to trade unions.