Asia Regional Conference on reaching SDG Target 8.7: Eradicating forced labour, human trafficking and child labour
20 - 22 November 2019
UN General Assembly
24 September 2019
Ahead of the UN Climate Summit, the International Labour Organization (ILO) and the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding supporting closer cooperation on climate-related issues, including halting desertification and land degradation, and creating green jobs.
26 August 2019
In the run up to the UN Climate Summit in New York in September, the ILO is asking government leaders to commit to taking action, to ensure that the transition to greener economies benefit people and planet.
16 July 2019
All around, I am hearing calls for change. This was the message that came through loud and clear at the recent Centenary International Labour Conference, when delegates enthusiastically adopted the ILO Centenary Declaration for the Future of Work.
UN High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development
10 July 2019
The International Labour Organization is playing an important part in a meeting reviewing progress on six of the UN Sustainable Development Goals. In a report, presented at the High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development, the ILO is calling for more action on SDG 8.
4 October 2018
02 November 2017
The ILO is hosting a new exhibition which cuts across the 2030 Agenda and its Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), showing the world of work as it is. A world of challenges, progress and hope.
International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples
Indigenous women’s voice and empowerment more important than ever to ensure a better future of work for all
08 August 2017
Ten years since the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples was adopted, the international community renews its commitment to promote the empowerment and voice of indigenous women.
06 July 2017
ILO officials and senior representatives of the Ministries of Education and Science, Finance, Labour and Social Protection, Foreign Affairs, Employers and Workers’ organizations and other key stakeholders involved in Skills Development met in Moscow to discuss the second phase of the Project, which represents a continued response of the Russian Federation and the ILO to support the application of the G20 Training Strategy.
28 February 2017
Didier REYNDERS, Belgian Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs, Roberto AZEVÊDO, Director-General of the WTO, and Guy RYDER, Director-General of the ILO, discussed ways to make trade more inclusive, including labour provisions in trade agreements. Guy Ryder underlined ILO's standpoint in his keynote address.