November 2021

  1. © ILO/SERC 2021

    Migrant worker rights and recruitment

    COVID-19 has made life even more precarious for migrant workers

    22 November 2021

    Stranded in their destination countries or forced to leave, unemployed and with no access to social protection, migrant workers have suffered the worst of the pandemic.

  2. Occupational safety and health

    ILO publishes report on work-related deaths and injuries in Qatar

    18 November 2021

    Report identifies gaps in data collection on work-related deaths and injuries and calls for improvements.

  3. Media advisory

    109th International Labour Conference to resume

    18 November 2021

    Inequalities and skills for lifelong learning will be the key discussions during the second part of this year’s ILC.

  4. News

    ILO participates in a Conference on European Minimum Wages

    17 November 2021

    On 16 November, a conference on European minimum wages, organised by Agnes Jongerius, Member of the European Parliament (MEP), and the Group of the Progressive Alliance of Socialists & Democrats in the European Parliament (S&D), took place in Brussels.

  5. © COP26 2021


    ILO welcomes COP26 Just Transition Declaration

    05 November 2021

    The ILO plays key role in developing the Just Transition Declaration, agreed at the UN Climate Summit in Glasgow.

October 2021

  1. © ILO 2021

    Press release

    Italy ratifies the ILO Convention (No. 190) on the elimination of violence and harassment in the world of work

    29 October 2021

    Italy has ratified the ILO Violence and Harassment Convention, 2019 (No. 190), becoming the ninth country in the world and the second European country that ratified this Convention.

  2. © M.A. Hermann / MTA New York 2021

    COVID-19: ILO Monitor – 8th edition

    ILO: Employment impact of the pandemic worse than expected

    27 October 2021

    Ahead of the G20 Leaders’ Summit, ILO warns on stalled global labour market recovery and significant disparities between advanced and developing economies.

  3. 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’.

  4. © Scottish Government 2021

    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.

  5. © ILO 2021

    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.