July 2020

  1. Skills for a Resilient Youth in the Era of COVID-19 and Beyond

    The World Youth Skills Day 2020 will take stock of the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on skills development and explore how young people can respond to the economic crisis. The focus will be on helping young people be more resilient to changes caused by the current crisis and in the world of work in general.

June 2020

  1. Portugal : Rapid assessment of the impact of COVID-19 on the economy and labour market

    26 June 2020

  2. © Sambrian Mbaabu / World Bank 2020

    UN Policy Brief: The World of Work and COVID-19

    18 June 2020

    COVID-19 causes unprecedented jobs crisis, almost all workers and businesses affected by lockdown measures.

  3. Global challenges – Global solutions: COVID-19 and the Employment Policy Response

    18 June 2020

    The new podcast series focuses on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and the ILO policy response.

  4. Population Ageing: Alternative measures of dependency and implications for the future of work

    08 June 2020

    This paper examines the projected labour force participation trends of older workers to 2030 and discusses the future of economic dependency for developing, emerging and developed countries.

  5. Rapid response to COVID-19 under high informality? The case of Peru

    02 June 2020

    This note discusses possibilities for policy responses to the emergency in the context of high informality.

May 2020

  1. Preventing exclusion from the labour market: Tackling the COVID-19 youth employment crisis

    27 May 2020

  2. ILO presents its responses to COVID-19 at Geneva Environment Dialogues

    08 May 2020

    The ILO participated in the Geneva Environment Dialogues, organized by Geneva Environment Network, to present ILO's research results on the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on the world of work, as well as its guiding framework to respond to the crisis.

  3. Automation, employment, and reshoring: Case studies of the apparel and electronics industries

    06 May 2020

  4. © Trocaire 2020

    Helping the “double casualties” of COVID-19

    04 May 2020

    The spread of COVID-19 in fragile states riven by conflict and political insecurity, is turning millions of vulnerable people into double casualties of the pandemic.