Videos and Photos

2009

  1. Audio

    Barefoot solar engineers

    03 June 2009

    Everyone's affected by climate change, but women are increasingly being seen as more vulnerable than men because they represent the majority of the world's poor and are proportionally more dependent on threatened natural resources. In India's Rajasthan desert some of the region's poorest are being trained as "barefoot solar engineers" so putting these ideas into practice and showing how the new idea of "green jobs" can also help alleviate poverty.

  2. Video

    International Labour Conference (ILC) 2009: Interview with Khandaker Mosharraf Hossain, Minister of Labour and Employment and Expatriates, Bangladesh

    02 June 2009

    Delegates to the International Labour Conference (ILC) were asked to give their views on the importance of decent work and the role of the Global Jobs Pact in ensuring that employment-friendly measures were incorporated into national responses to the global economic and jobs crisis.

  3. Video

    International Labour Conference (ILC) 2009: Interview with Brent Wilton, Deputy Secretary-General, International Organisation of Employers

    02 June 2009

    Delegates to the International Labour Conference (ILC) were asked to give their views on the importance of decent work and the role of the Global Jobs Pact in ensuring that employment-friendly measures were incorporated into national responses to the global economic and jobs crisis.

  4. Video

    International Labour Conference (ILC) 2009: Interview with Sharan Burrow, General Secretary, International Trade Union Confederation

    02 June 2009

    Delegates to the International Labour Conference (ILC) were asked to give their views on the importance of decent work and the role of the Global Jobs Pact in ensuring that employment-friendly measures were incorporated into national responses to the global economic and jobs crisis.

  5. Video

    International Labour Conference (ILC) 2009: Interview with Jose Luis Guterres, Timor-Leste

    02 June 2009

    Delegates to the International Labour Conference (ILC) were asked to give their views on the importance of decent work and the role of the Global Jobs Pact in ensuring that employment-friendly measures were incorporated into national responses to the global economic and jobs crisis.

  6. Video

    International Labour Conference (ILC) 2009: Interview with Muhaimin Iskandar, Minister of Manpower and Transmigration, Indonesia

    02 June 2009

    Delegates to the International Labour Conference (ILC) were asked to give their views on the importance of decent work and the role of the Global Jobs Pact in ensuring that employment-friendly measures were incorporated into national responses to the global economic and jobs crisis.

  7. Video

    International Labour Conference (ILC) 2009: Interview with Rekson Silaban, Indonesia

    02 June 2009

    Delegates to the International Labour Conference (ILC) were asked to give their views on the importance of decent work and the role of the Global Jobs Pact in ensuring that employment-friendly measures were incorporated into national responses to the global economic and jobs crisis.

  8. Video

    Timor-Leste: Getting People to Work and Work to People

    01 June 2009

    The documentary shows efforts taken by the ILO's Skills Training for Gainful Employment Programme (STAGE) to boost the employability of the people of Timor-Leste, promote gainful employment, especially in rural areas, reduce poverty and promote economic growth. This programme is funded by the European Commission, as part of a larger UN programme on rural development managed by UNDP.

  9. Video

    International Labour Conference (ILC) 2009: Interviews with officials

    01 June 2009

    Delegates to the International Labour Conference (ILC) were asked to give their views on the importance of decent work and the role of the Global Jobs Pact in ensuring that employment-friendly measures were incorporated into national responses to the global economic and jobs crisis.

  10. Video

    Building a Safety and Health Culture in India’s Construction Sector

    18 May 2009

    In India’s construction sites, women are doing much of the unskilled heavy work. Effective training can give them a chance to overcome dangerous work practices and provide opportunities to secure skilled, better paying jobs that improve the quality of their lives.