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September 2020

  1. ILO and Republic of Tajikistan Signed Decent Work Country Programme for 2020-2024

    15 September 2020

    Today the International Labour Organization (ILO) and its constituents in Tajikistan – Government, employers’ and workers’ organizations – signed a Decent Work Country Programme (DWCP) for 2020-2024

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    ILO welcomes G20 commitment to inclusive, employment-focused recovery from COVID-19 crisis

    10 September 2020

    G20 Labour and Employment Ministers’ Meeting Declaration puts the focus on decent work, women and youth.

  3. © Natallia Rak 2020

    ILO calls on Belarus President to respect workers’ rights and freedoms amid protests

    09 September 2020

    International Labour Organization Director-General, Guy Ryder, expresses deep concern about the detention and arrest of trade unionists in Belarus.

August 2020

  1. Analysis of the short-term demand for the skilled labor force in Djalal-Abad oblast of the Kyrgyz Republic

    27 August 2020

    In 2019, the “Applying the G20 Training Strategy: A partnership of the ILO and the Russian Federation” (Phase 2) Project (G20TS), assisted the Government of the Kyrgyz Republic to develop and pilot a methodology for the analysis of the short-term demand for the skilled labour force. The methodology enabled national stakeholders to improve the planning of TVET enrolment in the Chuy and Jalal-Abad oblasts.

  2. © Michael Coghlan 2020

    Digital channels improve access to employment support

    26 August 2020

    A new ILO policy brief shows how public employment services are using technology to increase the help available to people whose jobs have been affected by COVID-19.


    COVID-19 disrupts education of more than 70 per cent of youth

    11 August 2020

    The disproportionate effect of the pandemic on young people has exacerbated inequalities and risks reducing the productive potential of an entire generation, according to the International Labour Organization.

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    ILO Child Labour Convention achieves universal ratification

    04 August 2020

    All 187 member States of the International Labour Organization (ILO) have ratified the ILO Convention on the Worst Forms of Child Labour, 1999 (No. 182).

July 2020

  1. Results of Joint Social Protection System Assessment Presented in Georgia

    29 July 2020

    The International Labour Organization in partnership with UN Women organized a sensitization online seminar on the findings of the Joint Social Protection Assessment on Thursday, 29 July 2020.

  2. UN Joint Programme on Strengthening Social Protection presented assessment of the impact of COVID-19 on the socio-economic situation in Uzbekistan

    16 July 2020

    Comprehensive economic, employment and social protection measures in Uzbekistan are gaining even more prominence and urgency in view of the COVID-19 pandemic.

  3. © Ploy Phutpheng / UN Women 2020

    Building back better: Equality at the centre

    16 July 2020

    We must put equality and environmental sustainability at the centre of the recovery phase of the COVID-19 pandemic.