News

October 2021

  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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

  1. © ILO 2021

    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.

  3. 76th UN General Assembly

    ILO calls for action on social protection and jobs at the UN General Assembly

    21 September 2021

    A human-centred recovery from the COVID-19 crisis on the ILO agenda at the 76th UN General Assembly in New York.

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    Occupational safety and health

    WHO/ILO: Almost 2 million people die from work-related causes each year

    17 September 2021

    The first WHO/ILO global estimates on disease and injury in the workplace outline the level of preventable premature deaths due to exposure to work-related health risks.

  5. News

    Improving occupational safety and health in global supply chains with the Vision Zero Fund

    09 September 2021

    DG INTPA and the ILO Vision Zero Fund (VZF) held an INFOPOINT virtual conference on “Improving occupational safety and health in global supply chains with the Vision Zero Fund” on 8 September 2021.

  6. ILO in action

    Decent work for migrant workers in South East Asia's fishing industry

    06 September 2021

    Standing outside a fishing port near Bangkok, Thailand, Chief technical Advisor, Mi Zhou explains how the ILO’s Ship to Shore Rights South East Asia project, funded by the European Union, promotes regular and safe labour migration and decent work for migrant workers in the fishing and seafood processing sectors in the region.

  7. Press release

    Cambodia commits to expanding decent work for migrants in the fishing and seafood processing sectors

    02 September 2021

    With support from the European Union, the ILO and Ministry of Labour and Vocational Training launched the Ship to Shore Rights South East Asia Programme with key stakeholders in Cambodia and agreed upon a work plan of activities.