The Future of Work Podcast
15 October 2021
Every year, on 15 October, the world celebrates the International Day of Rural Women, recognizing the critical role played by women in rural areas. This year the International Day recognizes their contribution to enhancing agricultural and rural development, improving food security and eradicating rural poverty. Listen to our latest podcast.
ILO project Dignity at Work
23 March 2020
The people and government of the US state of Hawaii will reach “beyond the possible” to make the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) a reality; The SDGs are a set of targets agreed by countries around the world to reduce poverty, protect the planet and ensure peace and prosperity for all, by 2030. Hawaii introduced its own initiative, Sustainable Hawaii, in 2016 in support of the SDGs.
14 June 2016
The new covered market in the Tunisian town of Sidi Bouzid is expected to create better working conditions for vendors.
Our impact, their voice
14 June 2016
The terrorist attacks in Tunisia in recent years have driven away tourists, exacerbating unemployment, especially among young people. This, in a country already experiencing deep inequalities and underprivileged regions that saw the Tunisian revolution take root. ILO reports from a country undergoing transformation.
11 February 2015
Over the last three years, an International Labour Organization (ILO) project in Viet Nam has developed tourism-boosting jobs and reduced poverty in neglected areas.
20 February 2014
Three months after Typhoon Haiyan, families in the Philippines are hard at work rebuilding their lives. But they still have a long way to go.
17 February 2014
Millions of workers have been affected by Typhoon Haiyan’s devastation, many of whom were in a vulnerable situation in the first place. The ILO has been responding by providing emergency employment programmes to help restore sustainable livelihoods. Several workers talked to ILO News on how they are trying to rebuild their lives.