News

June 2020

  1. 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.

  5. Promoting decent employment for women through inclusive growth policies and investments in the care economy

    04 May 2020

    The UN Women - ILO Joint Programme aims to promote decent work for women through inclusive growth policies and investments in the care economy. The Joint Programme stands ready to support governments and social partners in implementing gender-sensitive policy responses to the COVID-19 crisis and recovery phase. In these critical times, it is a demonstration of how the United Nations as One is working towards a gender-equitable future.

April 2020

  1. ILO to release latest analysis of impact of COVID-19 on global employment, informal economy and enterprises

    28 April 2020

  2. Global Survey on Youth & COVID-19

    27 April 2020

    To bring youth voices to the forefront of action and policy responses, the Global Initiative on Decent Jobs for Youth (DJY) and its partners are conducting a survey on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on youth rights, with a focus on employment and education.

  3. Youth hit hard by COVID-19’s economic fallout

    17 April 2020

    Crises fall hardest on the most vulnerable. When it comes to the social and economic impacts of the pandemic, young people are more likely to feel the pinch harder.

  4. © ILO 2020

    ILO to publish updated figures on employment impact of COVID-19

    03 April 2020