ESDE 2021 Conference
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.
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.
Trade 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.
UN General Assembly
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.
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.
76th 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.
Occupational safety and health
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.
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.
ILO in action
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.
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.