The Centenary session of the International Labour Conference, known as the ‘world parliament of labour’ has opened in Geneva, with a speech from the ILO’s Director-General.

Work-related gender gaps have not seen any meaningful improvement for 20 years, but a new ILO report says that the path to progress is clear.

New ILO report shows that massive efforts are still needed to ensure that the right to social security becomes a reality for all.

Despite a significant fall in youth unemployment since the height of the economic crisis in 2009, persistent unemployment and a lack of quality job opportunities continue to hamper young people’s quest for decent work.

Economic growth continues to disappoint and deficits in decent work remain widespread

An increase in internet access at sea will lead to an increased risk of suffering a cyber-attack. However, if addressed correctly, this risk can be lowered to sit comfortably within the acceptable risk tolerance levels of an organisation.

2015 may go down into history as a remarkable reefer trade year. It showed an almost complete reversal of what reefer shipping had grown accustomed to: barely any scrapping and, making up the balance at year end: a confirmed orderbook of 15 conventional reefer vessels, adding to 4 full-reefer container ships. Will the world's largest conventional operator shift to the container segment?


Despite falling unemployment levels in some developed economies, new analysis shows the global job crisis is not likely to end, especially in emerging economies.
GENEVA ( ILO News ) – Continuing high rates of unemployment worldwide and chronic vulnerable employment in many emerging and developing economies are still deeply affecting the world of work, warns a new ILO report.

ANKARA (ILO News) – The current pattern of slow economic growth and insufficient job creation in G20 countries reflects a self-reinforcing cycle of weak wage and income growth, leading to deficits in aggregate demand, low business confidence and investment and insufficient labour market recovery, warns a joint agency report prepared for the G20 meetings taking place this week in Ankara.


A group of transport stakeholder associations, including Community of European Railway and Infrastructure Companies (CER),  the European Rail Freight Association (ERFA ), the European Federation of Inland Ports (EFIP) and the European Sea Ports Association (ESPO),  have written an open letter to the European institutions highlighting concerns over current budget proposals regarding transport infrastructure.


Study shows positive link between female leadership and business performance and urges boost from current 5 per cent of women in top positions


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The U.S. Energy Information Administration’s ( new “Today in Energy” brief looks at the world’s chokepoints for shipping global crude oil supplies.


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