1. Extraordinary G20 Tourism Ministers’ Meeting - 24 April 2020 - Draft Speaking Points for ILO Director General

    28 April 2020

  2. Extraordinary G20 Tourism Ministers’ Meeting - 24 April 2020 - ILO Director-General Remarks (as prepared for delivery)

    24 April 2020

  3. ILO launches COVID-19 sectoral impact briefs

    22 April 2020

    Crises fall hardest on the most vulnerable. When it comes to the social and economic impacts of the pandemic, young people are more likely to feel the pinch harder.

  4. Improving nurses’ and midwives’ working conditions: An investment in resilience for all

    06 April 2020

    The rapid expansion of COVID-19 emphasizes the urgent need for a strong health workforce as integral part of every resilient health system.

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    Treat seafarers with “dignity and respect” during COVID-19 crisis

    31 March 2020

    Seafarers, ship owners and governments are urging ILO member States to ensure the flow of essential goods, energy, food and medicines during the COVID-19 pandemic.

  6. ILO Director General, Guy Ryder, message for the World Teachers Day 2019

    04 October 2019

  7. A greener life is a rosier one, thanks to mushrooms

    04 September 2019

    The UN Climate Action Summit (23 September) will consider the social and economic consequences of moving to a more sustainable economy. Without proper planning millions of livelihoods – particularly of poor and vulnerable workers – are threatened. An ILO project in Bangladesh has shown that the right policies can protect the environment, improve workers’ lives and promote a greener economy.

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    Cutting-edge mining in Sweden, where automation is the solution, not a threat

    19 August 2019

    An ILO News team went deep underground into one of the world’s most advanced mines to find out how technology has affected jobs, safety and the integration of women.

  9. Women and the future of mining in Sweden

    19 August 2019

    In Sweden, the mine of the future exists. Located 200 km northwest of Stockholm, Boliden operates a state-of-the-art mine in Garpenberg where miners have become remote operators. ILOTV explains how this has a positive impact on employment, safety, women and the environment.

  10. SDG 6 - Water and Sanitation

    18 July 2019

    Carlos Carrión Crespo, Utilities Sector Specialist at the ILO Sectoral Policies Department, talks about water issues in the framework of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, and suggests ways to address them.