News and events on the future of work

  1. Rejected and discriminated: From toilet cleaner to business owner

    26 September 2022

    Zee never gave up on her dream to start a business despite rejection, discrimination, a pandemic and a super typhoon. A hybrid trade fair organized by the ILO and the Women's Business Council Philippines, with the support of J.P. Morgan, gives Zee more chances to grow her business.

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    Renewable energy jobs hit 12.7 million globally

    22 September 2022

    New report confirms growth in renewable jobs despite multiple crises and calls for targeted industrial strategies to create stable supply chains and decent jobs.

  3. African Regional Meeting in preparation for the 21st ICLS & Regional Capacity Building on Statistics concerning Child Labour and Social Protection

    The main purpose of the Preparatory Regional Meeting is to bring the consultation and technical discussions to countries in Africa, to ensure that the revised draft standard to be prepared by the ILO adequately reflects the labour markets and labour force data priorities of countries in the region.

  4. Teaching and the teaching profession in a digital world- Zambia

    22 July 2022

    Zambian constituents of the International Labour Organization have adopted a roadmap towards a human-centred digital future in education.

  5. Electronics sector looks for brighter future by addressing skills gaps, bettering working conditions

    15 July 2022

    Promoting social dialogue and workplace compliance is key to sustain the growth of Viet Nam’s key industry.

  6. Women entrepreneurs reboot their businesses

    15 July 2022

    A programme delivered by GREAT Women in partnership with the ILO’s Rebuilding Better Project and J.P. Morgan Philippines offered women entrepreneurs an opportunity to revisit and innovate their business models as they resumed operations post-pandemic.

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    The automotive industry in Portugal, challenges for the future of work

    15 June 2022

    The automotive industry in Portugal – a steadily growing contributor to employment and GDP growth – is affected by a global structural transformation of the sector. Driven by technological progress and stricter environmental regulations, the sector is pressed to change rapidly.

  8. The key points for discussion on decent work and the social and solidarity economy at the International Labour Conference

    30 May 2022

    A general discussion will take place on decent work and the social and solidarity economy during the 110th International Labour Conference. Discover the key points for discussion in this video.

  9. Occupational safety and health as a Fundamental Principle and Right at Work?

    30 May 2022

    Three things we need to know about the ILO discussion on occupational safety and health as a Fundamental Principle and Right at Work during the International labour Conference.

  10. ILO-IPDN collaborate to improve understanding of labour issues for education personnel and students

    19 May 2022

    The ILO collaborates with the Institute of Home Affairs Governance (IPDN) to increase the understanding and strengthen the curriculum for educators and students on international labour standards.