News room

September 2020

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    New Climate Action for Jobs Board calls for a sustainable recovery from the COVID-19 crisis

    09 September 2020

    Labour and environment ministers, employers’ and workers’ leaders, and UN and development bank representatives have set in motion an “Alliance for a decade of action” on climate change, decent jobs and social justice.

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.

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    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.

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    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. Public Employment Services Role in Overcoming COVID-19 Crisis, and the Future of Work

    23 July 2020

    On 23 July, the ILO Moscow launched a new series of webinars devoted to the PES Role in Overcoming the COVID-19 Crisis and the Future of Work. The webinar was attended by about 70 representatives of Labour Ministries, workers and employers’ organizations, public em-ployment services, research community and UN agencies from 10 countries served by the ILO Moscow Office.

  3. 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.

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    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.

  5. ILO and the Government of Georgia are Celebrating Five Years of Labour Inspection

    15 July 2020

    On 15 July, the Ministry of Internally Displaced Persons from the Occupied Territories, Labour, Health and Social Affairs of Georgia (MoIDPLSA) and the International Labour Organization celebrated 5 years of effective operation of labour inspection in Georgia since its re-establishment in 2015, presenting the progressive developments of Labour Inspection Management system.