“1+6” Roundtable, Beijing
Reducing inequality and ensuring sustainable development requires greater cooperation and policy coherence within the multilateral system, Guy Ryder has told leaders at 1+6 roundtable meeting in Beijing held to discuss the development of the world economy on 21 November 2019.
OpEd by Claire Courteille-Mulder, ILO country director for China and Mongolia.
According to an ILO report, up to 12 percent of workers said they had been subject to verbal abuse, humiliating behavior, bullying, unwanted sexual attention or sexual harassment. Eliminating violence and harassment at the workplace is crucial to achieve greater gender equality and shape a future that works for all men and women, says Claire Courteille-Mulder.
The Centenary International Labour Conference has adopted a new Convention and Recommendation to combat violence and harassment in the workplace.
“The Belt and Road Initiative opens new perspectives and new opportunities for international cooperation.” says ILO Director-General, Guy Ryder.
On 11 April 1919, the ILO Constitution was adopted by the Paris Peace Conference. 100 years later - to the day - the ILO marks its centenary anniversary with a day-long ‘virtual’ Global Tour, live-streaming special centenary events from 24 ILO Offices around the world in a continuous 24-hour webcast, showcasing the diversity of the ILO’s work today.
Labour standards & legislation
Focus on our projects
1 July 2019 - 30 June 2022
Better working conditions
15 December 2017 - 14 December 2020
Informal and formal employment
1 January 2019 - 31 December 2020