News and events on the future of work

  1. New cooperation set to prepare a better skilled industrial workforce in Lebanon

    25 June 2023

    The Ministry of Education and Higher Education, the Ministry of Industry, and the Association of Lebanese Industrialists sign a memorandum of understanding for cooperation on technical and vocational education and training and life-long learning in Lebanon, with support from the ILO.

  2. Brazil and the ILO sign new South-South Partnership programme to promote social justice in the global South

    20 June 2023

    The launch of this new South-South Cooperation Programme brought together representatives of the ILO, the Brazilian Government and workers’ and employers’ organizations in Geneva.

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    ILO and European Commission agree new employment research to advance social justice

    18 May 2023

    The research aims to fill policy gaps and better communicate findings to policymakers and other stakeholders.

  4. Women, Work, and the Platform Economy: A Global South Perspective

    The International Labour Organization and the Just Jobs Network are partnering to have a conversation about Women, Work and the Platform Economy in the Global South.

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    ILO joins informal meeting of EU Ministers of Employment and Social Policy on mismatch between skills and jobs

    04 May 2023

    At the Informal meeting of the EU Ministers of Employment and Social Policy (EPSCO), Heinz Koller, ILO Assistant Director-General, underlined the importance of adapting skills policies to anticipate skills needs for future green jobs.

  6. Gilbert F. Houngbo, Director-General of the International Labour Organization - Time to prioritize social justice

    30 April 2023

    May 1st is widely known as Labour Day, a day when we celebrate the contribution of workers worldwide. It is a moment for pride, celebration and hope.

  7. High Level Meeting Builds Momentum for Global Accelerator on Jobs and Social Protection for Just Transitions

    27 April 2023

  8. Employment policies for social justice

    The 2023 Symposium, organized in partnership with the European Commission's (EC) Joint Research Centre (JRC), focuses on the theme of employment policies and social justice. The Symposium will highlight the latest thinking on how integrated national employment policies tailored to the circumstances of countries promote inclusive transitions and social justice.

  9. Automation and employment in the apparel and automotive sectors in Mexico: Findings from case studies

    Organized by the “Building Partnerships on the Future of Work” project, in collaboration with the ILO Country Office for Mexico and Cuba, this webinar will bring together experts to share findings from case studies of selected manufacturing establishments of the automotive, and apparel and footwear sectors in Mexico, and discuss technological change and the future of work in these sectors.

  10. Digitalization during the Covid-19 Crisis: Implications for Productivity and Labor Markets in Advanced Economies

    Discussion note: The pandemic accelerated digitalization and triggered a partial catch-up by less digitalized entities in advanced economies