• Work for a brighter future

    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 International Labour Organization’s Global Commission on the Future of Work.
    Explore the digital presentation of the report here.


  • Universal and lasting peace: The ILO Centenary

    A century ago, the founders of the ILO recognized the importance of social justice in securing peace, against a background of the exploitation of workers in the industrializing nations of that time.


  • Official ILO Centenary celebrations begin

    January 22nd 2019 marked the official start of the ILO Centenary celebrations as Director-General Guy Ryder welcomed the Centenary year in a speech to staff. He was accompanied by government member, Claudio Julio de la Puente Ribeyro; employer member Mthunzi Mdwaba and worker member Catelene Passchier, as well as representatives from the Geneva authorities. Watch the video here.


  • Setting standards for decent work

    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.
    We’ll be rolling out new chapters in the course of the next two months on ilo.org/100 as we celebrate our 100th anniversary.



  1. Partnering for Development

    With over 50 years of experience in development cooperation, the ILO today has a bigger portfolio than ever with some 600 active programmes and projects in more than 100 countries.

  2. © Better Work Indonesia

    ILO and H&M Group expand partnership

  3. ILO projects worldwide

    Discover the new ILO Development Cooperation Dashboard


  1. 50forFreedom

    Support the international treaty to end modern slavery

  2. Artworks

    Artists engagement programme

    Artworks brings together artists to raise awareness, promote fundamental rights and advocate for social change on world of work issues.

World of Work magazine

  1. Special 2018 issue

    Violence at work

    This year’s edition of the World of Work magazine highlights the themes discussed by the ILO’s 107th International Labour Conference (ILC).