November 20, 2019

International Labour Conference ends with adoption of key Convention and Declaration

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GENEVA (ILO News) – The Centenary Conference of the International Labour Organization  (ILO) ended on Friday with the adoption of an unprecedented Convention and accompanying Recommendation  to combat violence and harassment in the world of work, as well as a Declaration charting the way towards a human-centred future of work. The ILO Centenary Declaration for the Future of Work, 2019, is a […]

Statement by Guy Ryder, ILO Director-General, on the occasion of International Day for Disaster Reduction (IDDR)

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ILO encourages employment-centered response in line with its Recommendation 205. Statement | 13 October 2017 International Day for Disaster Reduction Today we focus on the hundreds of millions of people threatened by natural disasters every year, and what the world should do to protect them. The devastating impact of these extreme events on lives and […]

Preview of the 106th session of the International Labour Conference

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5 June: Opening ceremony (11.00 a.m.) The Conference will elect its President and Vice-presidents to be followed by the opening address of ILO Director-General, Guy Ryder. This year’s report of the head of the ILO: Work in a changing climate: the Green Initiative , provides a roadmap for a just transition to a green economy. […]