Highlights

September 2019

  1. Social dialogue

    Enhancing the role and impact of national social dialogue institutions

    26 September 2019

    ILO-CNEL seminar in collaboration with AICESIS, Rome, 26 September 2019

  2. Youth employment

    The EC/ILO action on youth employment. Lessons for policy formulation and implementation

    16 September 2019

    Presentation by Gianni Rosas, Director, ILO Office for Italy and San Marino, to the Conference on «Addressing the chalenges of youth NEET. Instrument and responses for labour market inclusion», organized by the ILO International Training Centre in Turin, 16-20 September 2019.

  3. United Nations General Assembly

    UN General Assembly endorses ILO Centenary Declaration for the Future of Work

    16 September 2019

    The UNGA resolution provides an opportunity for the UN system to promote a human-centred approach to the future of work.

  4. G20 Labour and Employment Ministers’ Meeting

    ILO welcomes G20 commitment to human-centred future of work policies

    02 September 2019

    The G20 Labour and Employment Ministers have adopted a Declaration committing to human-centred world of work policies. The ILO’s Director-General, who took part in the meeting in Japan, welcomed the statement.

August 2019

  1. G7 Biarritz Summit

    The workplace equality challenge

    22 August 2019

    ILO Director-General Guy Ryder has welcomed the decision to place the fight against inequality at the heart of this year’s G7 summit. Ryder, who will be attending the 24 to 26 August summit in Biarritz, France, called inequality one of the key challenges of our time.

July 2019

  1. Child Labour

    2021 declared International Year for the Elimination of Child Labour

    26 July 2019

    The UN General Assembly has urged the international community to step up efforts to eradicate forced labour and child labour, and declared 2021 as the Year for the Elimination of Child Labour.

  2. © Robert Scoble 2019

    Labour Income Share and Distribution

    Just 10 per cent of workers receive nearly half of global pay

    10 July 2019

    An ILO assessment gives the first global estimates of the distribution of labour income, and shows that pay inequality remains pervasive in the world of work. The findings are drawn from a new database which includes national, regional and global data.

  3. © PJ Tavera Photography 2019

    New report

    Increase in heat stress predicted to bring productivity loss equivalent to 80 million jobs

    01 July 2019

    Global warming is expected to result in an increase in work-related heat stress, damaging productivity and causing job and economic losses. The poorest countries will be worst affected.

June 2019

  1. 108th session of the International Labour Conference

    Statement by Ms Cinzia Del Rio, Italian Workers’ delegate to the 108th session of the ILC

    17 June 2019

May 2019

  1. The Future of Work

    A collective responsibility

    31 May 2019

    Speaking in the presence of the President of Italy at an event in Rome to mark the Centenary of the International Labour Organization, ILO Director-General, Guy Ryder, outlined the challenges facing the world of work and the need to work together for a future we want.