News and articles

2020

  1. Virtual Global Summit

    Regional events pave the way for global discussions on COVID-19 and the World of Work

    03 July 2020,

    Participants from five ILO regions discussed the challenges of recovery and building back better, and their conclusions will feed into discussions at a ILO virtual Global Summit.

  2. International Labour Standards

    Workers’ organizations are essential to promote and put into practice ILO standards on Violence and Harassment

    03 July 2020, ILO Geneva

    Social dialogue including collective bargaining remains a vital instrument for workers’organizations to advocate for the ratification and implementation of these new ILO standards on violence and harassment in the world of work.

  3. News update

    International Cooperative Day 2020: COOPS for Climate Action

    03 July 2020, Colombo, Sri Lanka

    The International Day of Cooperatives is celebrated on the first Saturday of July every year.

  4. Press release

    ILO partners with BGMEA and BKMEA to launch COVID-19 safety ‘Learning Hub’ for RMG workers

    02 July 2020,

    Comprehensive ‘virtual’ safety and training packages targeted at preparing and maintaining safer workforces and workplaces during and post-pandemic

  5. Press release

    The first online actuarial training for MOHRSS and its local branches

    01 July 2020,

  6. COVID19 and the World of Work

    Bipartite Initiative to Support Redundant Workers in Micro Businesses

    30 June 2020,

    The Fiji Trades Union Congress (FTUC )and the Fiji Commerce & Employers Federation (FCEF) lead the implementation of a COVID19 recovery initiative called Transition to Business (T2B).

  7. © Jennifer A. Patterson / ILO 2020

    COVID-19: Stimulating the economy and employment

    As jobs crisis deepens, ILO warns of uncertain and incomplete labour market recovery

    30 June 2020,

    The International Labour Organization’s latest analysis of the labour market impact of COVID-19 finds its impact on the world of work was more severe than previously estimated, and offers three scenarios for the second half of 2020.

  8. COVID-19 and the World of Work

    Responses to COVID-19: International Labour Standards and tripartite cooperation needed, says the ILO

    29 June 2020, ILO Geneva

    ILO tools developed over 100 years help to address effectively the global crisis of COVID-19.

  9. New Study

    Launch of "An ILO for All Seasons": Interview with Kari Tapiola

    26 June 2020,

    Kari Tapiola, former Deputy-Director General of the ILO presents his study "An ILO for All Seasons" to be launched on 29th June 2020.

  10. Media advisory

    ILO to hold virtual, Global Summit on COVID-19 and the World of Work

    26 June 2020,