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  1. COVID-19 and Workers’Organizations: Interview with Sharan Burrow

    04 May 2020

    What should be the key policy measures to relaunch the Global economy affected by the COVID-19 Pandemic? Sharan Burrow, General Secretary of the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) shares her views on the needs and expectations from the trade union movement on how to address the COVID-19 crisis and beyond. Ms Burrow calls also for more solidarity and the need to strengthen Multilateralism…

  2. Impact of COVID -19 on vulnerable workers in Jordan

    01 May 2020

    ILO assessment highlights vulnerabilities of informally employed workers as a result of lockdown measures aimed to contain the COVID-19 virus in Jordan.

  3. ILO and Fafo launch rapid impact assessment of COVID-19 on workers in Jordan

    01 May 2020

    The assessment highlights the vulnerabilities of informally employed workers, including Syrian refugees, during lockdown.

  4. Protecting Workers in the Informal Economy during COVID-19 Pandemic

    30 April 2020

    The global Coronavirus pandemic is profoundly affecting the world of work.What do workers in the informal need and how can policy makers protect their lives and livelihoods? Learn more here...

  5. Safety and health is everyone’s responsibility

    28 April 2020

    New animation highlights the role of government, employers and workers in making workplaces safe and healthy

  6. Safety & Health everyone's responsibility - English

    28 April 2020

  7. Global impact and response to the COVID-19 pandemic

    23 April 2020

    Presentation of the Director-General on the global impact and response to the COVID-19 pandemic, presented at the G20 extraordinary Labour and Employment Ministerial Meeting (LEMM) (23 April, virtual meeting).

  8. ILO adapts global learning tools on cooperative development for Jordan

    The ILO in Jordan has been working with cooperatives to strengthen their role in advancing decent work for Jordanian and Syrian workers employed in the country’s agricultural sector. As part of these efforts, two key ILO cooperative development learning tools have been adapted and tailored to meet Jordan’s needs.

  9. Towards a Coordinated Humanitarian-Development Response to COVID-19 Crisis: Reflections from the Arab Region with an ILO Lens

    22 April 2020

    The multilateral system should support Arab countries to build on humanitarian and development mechanisms and experiences developed in recent years, in order to rapidly and effectively respond to the COVID-19 health, social, and economic crisis in the region.

  10. Multilateralism, SDGs and COVID-19: What role for workers'organisations?

    21 April 2020

    Why Multilaterialism and the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are even more relevant as overarching responses to the COVID-19 pandemic? Maria Helena ANDRE, Director of the ILO’s Bureau for Workers ‘Activities shares her thoughts on the critical role to be played by Workers'organisations to respond effectively to the COVID-19 pandemic…