News

April 2019

  1. The ILO Centenary Takes Centerstage in the General Assembly

    10 April 2019

  2. The UN commemorates the ILO’s 100th anniversary

    08 April 2019

  3. UN General Assembly commemorates the ILO Centenary

    08 April 2019

    A special session marks the ILO’s 100 years, followed by a series of high-level discussions on the future of work.

March 2019

  1. The 63rd Session of the Commission on the Status of Women opens and highlights the role of social protection in women’s empowerment

    18 March 2019

January 2019

  1. United Nations Launch of the Report of the Global Commission on the Future of Work

    31 January 2019

    The International Labour Organization has called for a human-centred agenda for the future of work in a landmark report launched today at the United Nations Headquarter in New York

September 2018

  1. © CIFOR 2019

    ILO, the Netherlands to take joint action against child labour

    26 September 2018

    New partnership focuses on global supply chains in agriculture and mining.

July 2018

  1. Youth can leverage innovation and technology and become drivers of a better and sustainable future in support of the Sustainable Development Goals

    16 July 2018

    On World Youth Skills Day, partners of the Global Initiative on Decent Jobs for Youth highlight the role of skills in empowering young people to leverage innovation and technologies and to accelerate progress on the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

  2. Catalysing partnerships on youth employment for the SDGs

    13 July 2018

    The Partnership Exchange in the margins of the High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development highlights success factors of the Global Initiative on Decent Jobs for Youth

  3. UN Partnership on Sustainable Fashion and the SDGs

    10 July 2018

June 2018

  1. WESO Greening with Jobs Report Launch

    14 June 2018

    In preparation for the 2018 High-Level Political Forum, a briefing was organized at the UN on the recently published World Employment and Social Outlook 2018 – Greening with Jobs report.

  2. Youth and the Future of Work

    01 June 2018

    A dialogue organized by the President of the General Assembly at the United Nations HQ in New York

April 2018

  1. Preparing for the consequences of the digital economy

    25 April 2018

    ILO’s Chief of Employment and Labour Markets Branch, Ms. Sukti Dasgupta, joined other experts and discussed trade, tech and capacity-building during the 2018 Forum on Financing for Development.

February 2018

  1. Young people call for action on decent work, at UN youth forum

    07 February 2018

    The gathering of young people from all parts of the world at the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) Youth Forum discussed the need for better investments in youth development.

  2. Switzerland and ILO sign new agreement on peace and development through employment

    04 February 2018

    The two entities will cooperate in the implementation of a project that promotes employment creation for peace and development in conflict situations

October 2017

  1. David A. Morse Lecture: The Future of Work - A Conversation With Guy Ryder

    13 October 2017

    Inaugurated in 1994, the David A. Morse Lecture supports an annual meeting with a distinguished speaker. It honors the memory of lawyer, public servant, and former International Labour Organization Director-General David A. Morse, an active Council on Foreign Relations member for nearly thirty years.

  2. Speaking up for equal pay

    09 October 2017

    The goal of equal pay for work of equal value requires many voices and concrete action by governments and businesses. Here are some of the leading voices on equal pay speaking at the launch of the Equal Pay International Coalition (EPIC) launch during the opening of the 72nd Session of the UN General Assembly.

September 2017

  1. Working together to facilitate access to decent jobs for youth in fragile situations

    25 September 2017

    The event “Youth Employment for Peace and Resilience” brought together a broad range of stakeholders to discuss the challenges and opportunities to support young people in fragile situations.

  2. Speaking up for equal pay

    25 September 2017

    The goal of equal pay for work of equal value requires many voices and concrete action by governments and businesses. Here are some of the leading voices on equal pay speaking at the launch of the Equal Pay International Coalition (EPIC) launch during the opening of the 72nd Session of the UN General Assembly.

  3. Spain and ILO join forces to promote decent jobs for youth

    25 September 2017

    On the occasion of the 72nd United Nations General Assembly in New York, Spain announced its support to “Decent Jobs for Youth, the Global Initiative for Action”.

  4. Powerful global coalition to boost equal pay for women at work

    21 September 2017

    New initiative will support innovative and effective equal pay policies and practices around the globe.