ILO100 News

February 2019

  1. ILO Centenary

    Wagner Moura congratulates the ILO on its Centenary

    01 February 2019

    ILO Goodwill Ambassador, actor and film director Wagner Moura congratulates the International Labour Organization on its Centenary and advocates for strong action to put an end to forced labour and modern slavery.

January 2019

  1. ILO100

    Equality and non-discrimination

    30 January 2019

    Promoting equality and combatting discrimination in the workplace is vital for decent work, and has been at the heart of the ILO’s mandate since its founding. Explore the latest chapter of our new interactive, multimedia Centenary website.

  2. Fishing Convention - C188

    Thailand ratifies Work in Fishing Convention

    30 January 2019

    Thailand has committed itself to ensuring acceptable living and working conditions for fishers on board ships by ratifying the Work in Fishing Convention. It has become the first country in Asia to do so, which signals to other countries in the region to follow this move.

  3. Art for social change

    Documentary films tell gripping human stories of what work means today

    29 January 2019

    ILO marked its Centenary by screening documentaries about labour issues from 7 countries all over the world in collaboration with Verzio International Human Rights Documentary Film Festival. The films are captivating imprints of the world of work today giving a sense of the profound changes work has been going through. And film-makers do not shy away from asking tough questions either.

  4. Op-Ed

    Working for a brighter future

    29 January 2019

    Following the publication of the report of the Global Commission on the Future of Work, the Co-Chairs, President Cyril Ramaphosa of South Africa and Prime Minister Stefan L?fven of Sweden, explain why we must renew the social contract and create a brighter future with economic security, equal opportunity and social justice.

  5. Article

    ILO begins its Centenary year in 2019

    23 January 2019

    2019 marks the International Labour Organisation’s 100th anniversary. This makes the ILO older than the United Nations, one of the oldest international organisations active and relevant today, and still unique in its tripartite structure.

  6. Infostory

    Work for a brighter future

    22 January 2019

    New forces are transforming the world of work: Technological development. Climate change. Demographic shifts. Globalization. These transitions call for decisive action.

  7. © Shen zhicheng / Imaginechina 2019

    Global Commission on the Future of Work

    A human-centred agenda needed for a decent future of work

    22 January 2019

    A Universal Labour Guarantee, social protection from birth to old age and an entitlement to lifelong learning are among ten recommendations made in a landmark report by the ILO’s Global Commission on the Future of Work.

  8. ILO100

    Future of work report, ILO Centenary celebrations to be launched on January 22

    21 January 2019

    January 22 will be a big day for the ILO, as daylong celebrations marking the start of its 100th anniversary begin with the launch of the Global Commission report on the Future of Work.

  9. ILO100

    Our story, your story: Setting standards for decent work

    18 January 2019

    Developing international labour standards at the ILO is a unique process involving governments, workers and employers from around the world working together. Find out more about the ILO’s mission to advance social justice and promote decent work in chapter 2 of our new multimedia, interactive Centenary website.