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November 2021

  1. International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women 2021

    Mrunal Thakur: Ratify C190 to end violence and harassment

    25 November 2021

    On International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, actress Mrunal Thakur speaks from the heart to address violence and harassment in the world of work. The COVID-19 crisis has exacerbated vulnerabilities, inequalities, and domestic violence. Mrunal stands with the ILO to call on countries to ratify ILO Convention 190 and build a future where everyone is free from violence and harassment. #RatifyC190

  2. Video

    ILO and cooperatives raise awareness, promote labour rights on farms in Jordan

    24 November 2021

    The ILO and a number of agricultural cooperatives are working together to ensure that workers are well informed of their rights and responsibilities at work through awareness raising sessions held on farms.

  3. Video

    Skills and lifelong learning: Four key questions at the International Labour Conference

    23 November 2021

    Skills and lifelong learning have become ever more important as the world of work transforms rapidly, including due to changes caused by the COVID-19 crisis. The issue will be discussed during the second segment of the 109th International Labour Conference. Find out about the four key questions on skills that will be examined at the Conference.

  4. Video

    Why inequality is in the spotlight at the International Labour Conference

    23 November 2021

    Inequality is on the agenda of the second segment of the 109th International Labour Conference. It’s an issue that’s been at the heart of the ILO mandate since it was founded. So why is it being examined now? How can the world of work help reduce inequalities? And what’s the aim of the discussion?

  5. ILO in action

    Out of the fields and into the classroom

    23 November 2021

    Senior Programme Officer in Turkey, Nejat Kocabay, explains how four ILO projects are helping to eliminate the worst forms of child labour in seasonal agriculture in Turkey, including hazelnut harvesting. The projects, targeting seasonal agricultural workers, are being implemented in collaboration with the EU, Dutch and Turkish governments, Ferrero and CAOBISCO – The Association of Chocolate, Biscuit and Confectionery Industries of Europe.

  6. Video

    Supporting structural transformation for a better future of work

    19 November 2021

    This video highlights employment policies that are needed to support structural transformation and the process of transitions for workers and businesses towards new opportunities for a better future of work.

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    GB roundup

    ILO Governing Body concludes its 343rd session

    17 November 2021

    The ILO Governing Body concluded on 12 November. ILO News discussed the key elements with Dimitrina Dimitrova, Deputy Director of the Department for Official Meetings, Documentation and Relations of the ILO.

  8. ILO in Action

    We open opportunities for persons with disability in the workplace

    16 November 2021

    ILO Chief Technical Advisor, Pauline Swagi, speaks from Nairobi about the Innovation to Inclusion (i2i) programme, which is developing, testing, and sharing effective ways to engage and retain persons with disabilities in waged employment in the private sector in Kenya. The programme is funded by the Department for International Development (DFID) UK and is implemented in Kenya and Bangladesh.

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    International Journal of Labour Research

    COVID-19 pandemic: What priorities for Trade Unions?

    16 November 2021

    The 2021 edition of the International Journal of Labour Research explores strategies for workers and their organizations to shape the COVID-19 responses policies and build a human-centred recovery from the pandemic. The journal reveals key findings on various topics of special interest to trade unions and provide guidance on policies in building forward better. Discover three priorities stressed by the Journal for trade unions…

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    Social dialogue

    ILO launches new tool on social dialogue

    15 November 2021

    The new ILO tool, which outlines steps to create effective and inclusive social dialogue, will assist with the achievement of several UN Sustainable Development Goals.