Rights of indigenous peoples
03 February 2020
Thirty years after the adoption of the only international Convention on the rights of indigenous peoples, a new ILO report finds they are still more likely to be poor and face particular hardships in the world of work.
World Employment and Social Outlook – Trends 2020
20 January 2020
A lack of decent work combined with rising unemployment and persisting inequality is making it increasingly difficult for people to build better lives through their work, according to the latest edition of the ILO’s global report on employment and social trends.
International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women
25 November 2019
"Violence and harassment constitutes one of the greatest threats to decent work. No more excuses. Let’s work together and make the promise of Convention No. 190 a reality for all," says ILO Director-General.
12 November 2019
New estimates of child labour, forced labour and human trafficking in global supply chains are revealed in a report compiled by the ILO, OECD, IOM and UNICEF – members of the Alliance 8.7 partnership on child labour, forced labour, modern slavery and human trafficking.
08 November 2019
The ILO Governing Body ended its 337th session on 7 November 2019. “ILO News” discussed the highlights of the session with Juan Llobera, Clerk of the Governing Body.
26 September 2019
ILO-CNEL seminar in collaboration with AICESIS, Rome, 26 September 2019
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.
United Nations General Assembly
16 September 2019
The UNGA resolution provides an opportunity for the UN system to promote a human-centred approach to the future of work.
G20 Labour and Employment Ministers’ Meeting
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.
G7 Biarritz Summit
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.