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October 2021

  1. © G20 2021

    G20 Leaders’ Summit

    ILO welcomes G20 endorsement of human-centred approach to COVID-19 recovery

    31 October 2021

    Include needs of working people and labour markets in pandemic recovery plans, ILO Director-General tells G20 leaders.

  2. © ILO 2021

    Press release

    Italy ratifies the ILO Convention (No. 190) on the elimination of violence and harassment in the world of work

    29 October 2021

    Italy has ratified the ILO Violence and Harassment Convention, 2019 (No. 190), becoming the ninth country in the world and the second European country that ratified this Convention.

  3. COP 26

    Prioritize world of work in implementation of Paris climate agreement

    28 October 2021

    Urgent measures to address climate change should prioritize decent work and a just transition to greener economies, says the International Labour Organization, ahead of COP26 climate change conference.

  4. © M.A. Hermann / MTA New York 2021

    COVID-19: ILO Monitor – 8th edition

    ILO: Employment impact of the pandemic worse than expected

    27 October 2021

    Ahead of the G20 Leaders’ Summit, ILO warns on stalled global labour market recovery and significant disparities between advanced and developing economies.

  5. 2021 Labor Overview Series

    ILO calls for universal social protection in Latin America and the Caribbean following the severe impact of COVID-19

    26 October 2021

    The pandemic has setback contributory social security coverage and put strong pressure on non-contributory schemes that had served to address income loss and poverty in the region. Strengthening social protection, universalizing its coverage and improving its governance is vital, says a new ILO study.

  6. UN Day

    ILO calls for global solidarity to build peaceful and sustainable future

    22 October 2021

    The world is faced by its biggest crises since the United Nations was established in 1945. A global pandemic and a climate emergency. It is humanity’s common agenda to address both and secure a resilient recovery for people and planet. Ahead of COP26, the ILO calls on all countries to work together for a more equitable, peaceful and sustainable future.

  7. Press Release

    The first Information Centre opens in Gaziantep to support the formalization of Syrian and Turkish informal enterprises and employees

    21 October 2021

  8. © Scottish Government 2021

    Energy transition

    Renewable energy jobs have reached 12 million globally

    21 October 2021

    Ahead of COP26, a report by IRENA and ILO underscores the jobs potential of an ambitious climate strategy and calls for comprehensive policies in support of a just transition to a greener future.

  9. Occupational safety and health

    Decent work for sanitation workers in South Asia under the spotlight

    21 October 2021

    A recent workshop highlighted existing challenges and opportunities, as well as actions taken by the ILO, governments and social partners to address decent work deficits facing sanitation workers in South Asia.

  10. © KB Mpofu / ILO 2021

    Media Advisory

    ILO to release new report on the effects of COVID-19 on labour markets

    20 October 2021