News

October 2021

  1. News

    Access to protection and remedies for victims of human trafficking for the purpose of labour exploitation

    27 October 2021

    Last week, ILO Brussels and SIOD jointly organised an online workshop on ‘Access to protection and remedies for victims of human trafficking for the purpose of labour exploitation’.

  2. News

    Internship at ILO-Brussels

    27 October 2021

    The ILO-Brussels Office is looking for an intern to join its team for a period of six months (15/01/2022 – 15/07/2022). The internship offers excellent learning opportunities and exposure.

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    COVID-19: ILO Monitor – 8th edition

    ILO: Employment impact from the pandemic worse than expected

    27 October 2021

    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.

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    Energy transition

    Renewable energy jobs have reached 12 million globally

    21 October 2021

    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.

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    ILO/EU partnership

    Youth Guarantee garners speed in the Western Balkans

    14 October 2021

    Inspired by similar schemes in the EU Member States, a youth guarantee is a commitment to support every young person under the age of 30 who is not employed, in education or training (so-called NEETs). This commitment entitles young people to receive a good quality offer of employment, traineeship, apprenticeship, or continued education and training within four months of leaving school or becoming unemployed.

  6. ESDE 2021 Conference

    ILO participates in EU Conference on Employment and Social Developments in Europe

    13 October 2021

    Conference organised by the European Commission to present the findings of its latest Employment and Social Developments in Europe (ESDE) Report 2021 and to discuss the impacts of the COVID-19 crisis on labour markets and the world of work.

  7. Flagship Programme

    ILO’s Global Flagship Programme on Building Social Protection Floors for All launches its second phase, extending support to 50 focus countries and aiming to improve the lives of 60 million people

    07 October 2021

    The ILO’s Global Flagship Programme on Building Social Protection Floors for All (SPF Flagship Programme) officially launched its second phase (2021 -2025) at its annual Development Partners meeting on 7 October 2021, announcing an extension of support to 50 focus countries and territories in advancing towards universal social protection.

  8. Trade and decent work

    New publications strengthen ties between trade policy and decent work

    04 October 2021

    Two new publications aim to encourage a socially just, human-centred approach in the assessment of links between trade and the labour market.

September 2021

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    UN General Assembly

    UN Secretary-General calls for accelerated action on jobs and social protection

    28 September 2021

    Deeply diverging recoveries threaten to undermine trust and solidarity and make the world more vulnerable to future crises, including climate change. In response the UN and ILO have established a ‘Global Accelerator’ to help ensure global financing to create 400 million jobs and extend social protection to 4 billion people currently without coverage.

  2. News

    ILO – Uzbekistan cooperation is on track: Decent Work Country Programme for 2021-2025 signed

    22 September 2021

    On 22 September the International Labour Organization (ILO) and its constituents in Uzbekistan – Government, employers’ and workers’ organizations – signed a Decent Work Country Programme (DWCP) for 2021-2025.