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October 2020

  1. Africa-EU Partnership

    Pandemic reveals gaps in social protection systems

    14 October 2020

  2. ILO-EU Relations

    ILO and European Commission reaffirm mutual partnership at 15th High Level meeting

    13 October 2020

  3. Youth and COVID-19

    The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on youth, and what to do about it

    08 October 2020

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    Human rights and decent work in global supply chains

    A due diligence instrument at the EU level would be catalytic, says ILO Director-General

    06 October 2020

  5. News

    The impact of minimum wage and collective bargaining on inequality

    06 October 2020

    The ILO participated in a conference on strengthening fairness and solidarity in the EU social market economy, organized by the European Commission.

September 2020

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    COVID-19: Protecting workers in the workplace

    COVID-19 leads to massive labour income losses worldwide

    23 September 2020

    A new ILO analysis of the labour market impact of COVID-19 reveals a “massive” drop in labour income and a fiscal stimulus gap that threatens to increase inequality between richer and poorer countries.

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    G20 Labour and Employment Ministers

    ILO welcomes G20 commitment to inclusive, employment-focused recovery from COVID-19 crisis

    10 September 2020

    G20 Labour and Employment Ministers’ Meeting Declaration puts the focus on decent work, women and youth.

  3. Climate change

    The adaptation to climate change and the world of work

    09 September 2020

August 2020

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    Youth and COVID-19

    COVID-19 disrupts education of more than 70 per cent of youth

    11 August 2020

    The disproportionate effect of the pandemic on young people has exacerbated inequalities and risks reducing the productive potential of an entire generation, according to the International Labour Organization.

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    Child Labour

    ILO Child Labour Convention achieves universal ratification

    04 August 2020

    All 187 member States of the International Labour Organization (ILO) have ratified the ILO Convention on the Worst Forms of Child Labour, 1999 (No. 182).