08 May 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic has re-emphasized the importance of a multilateral approach to sustainable development and has confirmed the reality of the interconnectedness of different national economies.
07 May 2020
Lockdown measures will worsen poverty and vulnerabilities among the world’s two billion informal economy workers, says the International Labour Organization.
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.
30 April 2020
As many countries in the world marked Labour Day, the International Labour Organization called on governments to implement measures to protect seafarers and fishers during the COVID-19 pandemic.
28 April 2020
The pandemic and the resulting economic recession will exacerbate pre-existing health inequities and have a larger impact on the mental health of vulnerable disadvantaged groups, such as people with disabilities and the unemployed.
Towards a Coordinated Humanitarian-Development Response to COVID-19 Crisis: Reflections from the Arab Region with an ILO Lens
22 April 2020
The multilateral system should support Arab countries to build on humanitarian and development mechanisms and experiences developed in recent years, in order to rapidly and effectively respond to the COVID-19 health, social, and economic crisis in the region.
15 April 2020
The COVID-19 emergency is affecting almost everyone in the world, regardless of age, income or country. However, young people are likely to be particularly hard hit by the economic fallout of the crisis. Find out five reasons why.
01 April 2020
Health workers and systems are playing a crucial role in the global fight against COVID-19 and special measures are needed to support and protect them.
30 March 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic is exacerbating already existing inequalities – from catching the virus, to staying alive, to coping with its dramatic economic consequences. Policy responses must ensure that support reaches the workers and enterprises who need it most.
27 March 2020
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