Video and audio stories

2020

  1. Stop the Pandemic, Lets Ensure Safety and Health at Work

    05 August 2020

    In line with the Standard Operating Procedures of the Government of Sindh, this video reflects the key measures and precautions to ensure a safe working environment with reference to COVID-19. The video was developed by the ILO Project on International Labour and Standards Applications in Pakistan's SMEs, funded by the European Union.

  2. COVID-19 pandemic: Why youth employment must be a priority for Unions?

    30 July 2020

    Young workers are over represented in sectors that have been hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic. The youth employment must be a priority on the agenda of trade unions. Here is why...

  3. COVID-19 pandemic and Migrant workers: What role for Trade Unions?

    30 July 2020

    There are 164 millions migrant workers around the world and they have been very impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. How can trade unions protect migrant workers during the COVID-19 crisis? Learn more here..

  4. Message of Prime Minister H.E. Mr. Imran Khan at the ILO Global Summit on 08-Jul-2020

    09 July 2020

    H.E. Mr. Imran Khan, Prime Minister of Islamic Republic of Pakistan, addressed the largest ever online gathering of workers, employers and governments at the ILO Global Summit on 08 July 2020. The Global Summit was organized to share country experiences of the pandemic and to deliberate on how to move forward beyond its economic and social impact on the global economy.

  5. COVID-19 Pandemic and Migrant workers: the experience from Africa...

    30 June 2020

    Migrant workers are exposed to vulnerable situations, decent work deficits and inequalities in normal times, and the COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated their situations. Joel Odigie from the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC-Africa) shares the challenges faced by migrants workers in Africa and the actions taken by Unions to support them in the region.

  6. COVID-19 Pandemic and Migrant workers: the experience from Nepal...

    25 June 2020

    Migrant workers are exposed to vulnerable situations, decent work deficits and inequalities in normal times, and the COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated their situations. Ramesh Badal from the General Federation of Nepalese Trade Unions (GEFONT) shares the challenges faced by migrants workers in Nepal and the actions taken by Unions to support them in the country.

  7. COVID-19 Pandemic and Migrant workers: the experience from Bahrain...

    24 June 2020

    Migrant workers are exposed to vulnerable situations, decent work deficits and inequalities in normal times, and the COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated their situations. Mohamed Musaed from the General Federation of Bahrain Trade Unions (GFBTU) shares the challenges faced by migrants workers in Bahrain and the actions taken by Unions to support them in the country.

  8. © Jean‐Pierre Pellissier / ILO 2020

    COVID 19 Pandemic: Stimulating the Economy Recovery and Jobs

    18 June 2020

    The ILO policy framework is hinged on four key pillars in tackling the COVID-19 crisis on the basis of International Labour Standards. What can trade unions do to implement the pillar on stimulating the economy and jobs?Learn more here...

  9. Covid-19 Prevention mitigation measures: Ten Action Points for Trade Unions

    10 June 2020

    Across the globe, Governments are now confronted with the major challenge of putting in place appropriate exit strategies to come out of COVID-19 pandemic.What is the role of trade unions during lockdowns, shutdowns and re-opening? Learn more here...

  10. © Kenzo Tribouillard / AFP 2020

    COVID-19: What role for Workers' Organizations?

    17 April 2020

    The COVID-19 outbreak is the most severe crisis facing the world since the Second World War. It is not just a public health issue, but causing massive disruptions in the world of work. Workers’ organizations have a crucial role in combating the outbreak. Discover how...​

2018

  1. Finding our paths: Pakistani women tell their stories of empowerment through decent work

    11 January 2018

    Listen to the inspiring stories of women in Pakistan who have carved a place for themselves in the world of work. Their experiences are part of a Canadian-funded ILO project, which aims to promote gender equality at work and enhance women’s skills and employability in Pakistan.

2017

  1. Let’s leave our fears behind; Let’s find our paths

    07 August 2017

    Gender equality and women’s economic empowerment can lead to considerable economic benefits”. The newest addition to ILO’s documentary collection “Finding Our Paths” has been released nation-wide. Breath-taking scenes from Pakistan and heartening success stories of the empowerment of Pakistani women.

  2. National dialogue - Perceptions of “Future of Work” in Pakistan

    01 March 2017

    The video shows the national dialogue organised by Ministry of Overseas Pakistanis & HRD. Inputs from various stakeholders on 'Future of Work - Pakistan' highlighting future modalities and aspiration of local communities for next century and strategies required to improve the evolving work scenarios in relevance to technology and evolving forms of work in different sectors.

  3. Survey results – Perceptions of “Future of Work” in Pakistan

    01 March 2017

    The video presents the results of online survey conducted by the Ministry of Overseas Pakistanis & HRD in Pakistan to obtain feedback from all stakeholders from all segments of society on “Future of Work”. The survey covered 800 respondents from all over the country.

2016

  1. A journey towards human security

    01 July 2016

    This movie demonstrates a journey by the insecure, unprotected and the most vulnerable populations who have endured devastating floods of 2010, rebuild their lives and attained their Human Security, through a One UN project implemented by ILO, FAO and UN WOMEN in 120 villages of rural Sindh.

  2. Migrant Resource Centres in Pakistan

    03 May 2016

    Migrant Resource Centres (MRCs) in Pakistan provide general and specific information on migration, referral and counselling services to potential migrants, their families and returnees, as well as raise awareness on irregular migration and the related serious risks. These two centres have been established with the technical support of the ILO South Asia Labour Migration and Governance Project and ICMPD’s “Support to the Silk Routes Partnership for Migration under the Budapest Process” Project. Both projects are funded by the European Union.

2015

  1. Brightening lives

    18 August 2015

    ILO partnered with the Government of Khyber Pukhtunkhwa (KP) province and arranged “Skills and Employment” interventions for the displaced families to engage them in productive activities. The video describes how this project supported the displaced families in reducing their vulnerabilities.

  2. Right to strike: What are the experiences from Pakistan?

    31 March 2015

    The right to strike is one of the topics of discussion at the 323rd session of the ILO Governing Body, which was held in Geneva from 12 to 27 March 2015. In this interview, Mohammad Zahoor Awan, General Secretary of the Pakistan Workers ‘Federation (PWF) explains the challenges related to right to strike in South Asia. Mr. Awan also highlights the experiences from Pakistan on the right to strike.

2014

  1. World Day Against Child Labour 2014 - Interview with "World This Morning"

    12 June 2014

    World Day Against Child Labour, 12 June 2014 observed with an interview of Francesco d'Ovidio, Country Director during the programme "World This Morning" hosted by Shahzad Khan & Maha Makhdum, Pakistan Televison.

  2. International Labour Day 2014 - Interview with "World This Morning"

    01 May 2014

    International Labour Day, 01 May 2014 observed with an interview of Francesco d'Ovidio, Country Director and Frida Khan, National Project Co-ordinator during the programme "World This Morning" hosted by Shahzad Khan & Maha Makhdum, Pakistan Televison.