09 April 2021
A study based on qualitative research in Bangladesh, the Plurinational State of Bolivia, Cameroon and Guatemala
08 April 2021
A new ILO analysis warns that "ambitious actions" are needed for the regional labour market to recover in 2021 – a year that began marked by new waves of contagion. The strong labour impact of COVID-19 was aggravated by pre-existing structural problems.
22 March 2021
The COVID-19 pandemic has severely affected workers and their organizations across the world. Maria Helena ANDRE, Director of the ILO’s Bureau for Workers’ Activities (ACTRAV) explains different scenarios, which may affect the future of trade unions. She stresses also the ILO’s expectations vis-à-vis the important role of workers’ organizations to mitigate the impact of COVID-19 and reinforce trade union movement.
15 February 2021
On the occasion of the launch of two ACTRAV flagship publications for trade unions, Maria Helena ANDRE, Director of the ILO’s Bureau for Workers’ Activities (ACTRAV) explains why the engagement of trade unions is key for the implementation of UN Reforms and achieving progress on the SDGs. She stresses also the ILO’s expectations vis-à-vis the important role of workers’ organizations in development processes.
Chile ratifies the Protocol to Convention No. 29, reaffirming its commitment to fight against forced labour
20 January 2021
Chile ratified the ILO Protocol of 2014 to the Forced Labour Convention, 1930 . With the culmination of this process, Chile becomes the third country in South America to take on the challenge of moving forward to become a country free of forced labour.