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Disabilities
Representatives from the private and public sectors and civil society share experiences and ideas that can turn what at first may seem unusual into a natural component of a business strategy: the inclusion of people with disabilities in the workforce. Tune in live on Friday 31 October from 10:30 to 12:00 GMT.

  1. ILO Topic portal on disability and work
  2. ILO Global business and disability network
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30 October-13 November
Worker, employer and government representatives of the executive body of the ILO will review basic labour rights, global economic and social policies, and a strategy to promote a post 2015 sustainable development agenda.
  1. The Post-2015 Development Agenda
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Labour market
New ILO study calls on governments and social partners in Europe to provide workers with skills that match those demanded by employers.

  1. Read the ILO study: Skills mismatch in Europe

  2. Visit the Skills for Employment Knowledge Sharing Platform
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Towards a transformative post 2015 Agenda
Transforming economies for quality growth and quality jobs has been a main theme in the discussion on the development framework beyond 2015, setting the stage for the proposal of a sustainable development goal #8 to “promote sustained, inclusive and sustainable economic growth, full and productive employment and decent work for all”.
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ILO/WHO briefing note
Healthcare workers infected with the Ebola virus in Western Africa underscore the risks posed by all workers who come in to contact with the disease. The ILO and WHO have issued joint briefing note for employers and workers on Ebola, providing guidance on preventing the virus in the workplace.

  1. Read our latest ILO Blog: Ebola outbreak, how we’re keeping workers safe
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