• Employment impact from the pandemic worse than expected

    COVID-19: ILO Monitor – 8th edition

    The latest ILO Monitor report on the impact of COVID-19 on labour markets, shows a stalled global recovery and significant disparities between advanced and developing economies. Read

  • Renewable energy jobs have reached 12 million globally

    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.


  • A small dam brings a village back to life

    International Day of Rural Women

    Saida Zouaoui, who lives in Tunisia, was sad to see people leaving the countryside. She has always wanted to carry on her father's legacy, building dams in the Berber tradition. With courage and determination, she convinced the local authorities to support her idea. Today, the municipality of Galâa-Maaden-Forgsan has a dam that benefits both farmers and the local community.


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    The world needs a global accelerator for jobs and social protection

    Annual meetings of the IMF and the World Bank Group

    In a statement to the annual meetings of the IMF and the World Bank Group, ILO Director-General, Guy Ryder, warned of a two-track recovery from the COVID-19 crisis and emphasized the need to increase investments in universal social protection, decent work and a just green transition. 


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