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July 2020

  1. Global leaders to address ILO Virtual Global Summit on COVID-19 and the World of Work

    07 July 2020

    The largest ever online gathering of workers, employers and governments will discuss how to build back better in the post-pandemic recovery.

  2. Workers’ organizations are essential to promote and put into practice ILO standards on Violence and Harassment

    03 July 2020

    Social dialogue including collective bargaining remains a vital instrument for workers’organizations to advocate for the ratification and implementation of these new ILO standards on violence and harassment in the world of work.

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    Let’s talk openly about mental health in the workplace

    03 July 2020

    With so many workers suffering the psychological consequences of the pandemic, mental health cannot remain a taboo.

  4. ILO calls for ratification of Domestic Workers Convention to protect the rights of domestic workers, one of the hardest-hit groups by COVID-19 crisis

    01 July 2020

    Noting that a study on domestic workers revealed their biggest problem was informal work, the webinar highlighted that COVID-19 crisis exacerbated the existing problems of domestic workers.

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    ILO Global Summit on COVID-19 and the World of Work - Building a better future of work

    The International Labour Organization is to hold a virtual Global Summit to address the impact of COVID-19 on the world of work.

June 2020

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    ILO Global Summit on COVID-19 and the World of Work - Building a better future of work

    30 June 2020

    The International Labour Organization is to hold a virtual Global Summit to address the impact of COVID-19 on the world of work.

  2. ILO’s support to Syrian refugees and host communities: Jordan, Lebanon, Turkey, Iraq and Egypt

    26 June 2020

    Within the framework of the Regional Refugee and Resilience Plan (3RP), the ILO is facilitating equal access to labour markets and promoting decent work for all – prerequisites for enhancing resilience and reducing aid dependency. Building on its universal mandate to promote employment, social dialogue, social protection and international labour standards, the ILO supports the transition to sustainable livelihoods for refugees and host communities alike, transforming displacement into an opportunity for development.

  3. We are organising a webinar to discuss the problems of domestic workers during the COVID-19 crisis

    25 June 2020

  4. We are organising a webinar to discuss the problems of domestic workers during the COVID-19 crisis

  5. ILO Violence and Harassment Convention will enter into force in June 2021

    25 June 2020

    The ratification by Fiji, the second after Uruguay, will allow Convention No. 190 to enter into force in a year’s time.