The tourism sector
18 November 2021
Asia–Pacific tourism industry left reeling from job losses, deterioration in work quality and shifts towards increased informality.
17 November 2021
The ILO Governing Body concluded on 12 November. ILO News discussed the key elements with Dimitrina Dimitrova, Deputy Director of the Department for Official Meetings, Documentation and Relations of the ILO.
ILO in Action
16 November 2021
ILO Chief Technical Advisor, Pauline Swagi, speaks from Nairobi about the Innovation to Inclusion (i2i) programme, which is developing, testing, and sharing effective ways to engage and retain persons with disabilities in waged employment in the private sector in Kenya. The programme is funded by the Department for International Development (DFID) UK and is implemented in Kenya and Bangladesh.
15 November 2021
The new ILO tool, which outlines steps to create effective and inclusive social dialogue, will assist with the achievement of several UN Sustainable Development Goals.
11 November 2021
The laws that govern the labour market have not been designed with the home as a workplace in mind. What does this mean for workers and employers? How can we ensure decent work for homeworkers?
08 November 2021
Paraguay has become the 60th country to ratify the flagship ILO social security Convention, No.102, reaching a target set in 2012 by the ILO’s Governing Body.
08 November 2021
4.1 billion individuals worldwide have no access to social protection. This includes millions of migrant workers, refugees, and their families. They face legal and practical challenges to access social protection. Many options exist to secure and maintain social security rights across borders and address the protection gaps, inequalities and discrimination evidenced during the COVID-19 pandemic.
05 November 2021
The ILO plays key role in developing the Just Transition Declaration, agreed at the UN Climate Summit in Glasgow.
03 November 2021
Industry leaders launched the Better Work Madagascar programme to transform the country’s apparel industry by improving working conditions and business productivity. The programme will contribute to the creation of decent employment and inclusive growth.
Greening the ILO
01 November 2021
The ILO has been mainstreaming environmental sustainability in its operations and programmatic work.