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  1. Virtual Global Summit

    Global leaders to address ILO Virtual Global Summit on COVID-19 and the World of Work

    07 July 2020

    The largest ever online gathering of workers, employers and governments will discuss how to build back better in the post-pandemic recovery.

  2. Virtual Global Summit

    Regional events pave the way for global discussions on COVID-19 and the World of Work

    03 July 2020

    Participants from five ILO regions discussed the challenges of recovery and building back better, and their conclusions will feed into discussions at a ILO virtual Global Summit.

  3. News

    ILO calls for ratification of Domestic Workers Convention to protect the rights of domestic workers, one of the hardest-hit groups by COVID-19 crisis

    01 July 2020

    Noting that a study on domestic workers revealed their biggest problem was informal work, the webinar highlighted that COVID-19 crisis exacerbated the existing problems of domestic workers.

  4. Event

    ILO Global Summit on COVID-19 and the World of Work – Building a better future of work: Europe and Central Asia regional event

    This half-day high profile regional event aims at drawing lessons from the COVID-19 crisis, especially the policies and practices implemented to address its economic and social impact. Tripartite participants from all parts of Europe and Central Asia will share experiences and discuss ways and means to apply the Centenary Declaration for the Future of Work to the post-pandemic recovery.

  5. © ILO 2020

    Virtual Summit

    ILO Global Summit on COVID-19 and the World of Work - Building a better future of work

    The International Labour Organization is to hold a virtual Global Summit to address the impact of COVID-19 on the world of work.

  6. © ILO 2020

    Virtual Summit

    ILO Global Summit on COVID-19 and the World of Work - Building a better future of work

    30 June 2020

    The International Labour Organization is to hold a virtual Global Summit to address the impact of COVID-19 on the world of work.

  7. New Study

    An ILO for All Seasons-The International Labour Organization's Ways out of Crisis

    29 June 2020

    Over a hundred years, the ILO has developed International Labour Standards and Policy Responses to mitigate the effects of employment and social crises.The COVID-19 pandemic has shown how hasards move in a globalized world. It has highlighted the need to use the tools that are available for countering social and economic crises and securing the safety and health of workers. This book traces the development of these tools and the ways in which they have been successfully applied over the last hundred years.

  8. COVID-19 and the World of Work

    Responses to COVID-19: International Labour Standards and tripartite cooperation needed, says the ILO

    29 June 2020

    ILO tools developed over 100 years help to address effectively the global crisis of COVID-19.

  9. New Study

    Launch of "An ILO for All Seasons": Interview with Kari Tapiola

    26 June 2020

    Kari Tapiola, former Deputy-Director General of the ILO presents his study "An ILO for All Seasons" to be launched on 29th June 2020.

  10. Briefing note

    ILO’s support to Syrian refugees and host communities: Jordan, Lebanon, Turkey, Iraq and Egypt

    26 June 2020

    Within the framework of the Regional Refugee and Resilience Plan (3RP), the ILO is facilitating equal access to labour markets and promoting decent work for all – prerequisites for enhancing resilience and reducing aid dependency. Building on its universal mandate to promote employment, social dialogue, social protection and international labour standards, the ILO supports the transition to sustainable livelihoods for refugees and host communities alike, transforming displacement into an opportunity for development.