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November 2021

  1. 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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    Article

    Reskilling and upskilling are key to meet the market demand after the pandemic

    17 November 2021

    The disruptions caused by the COVID-19 crisis have accelerated the demand for skills that match the structural shift in labour markets. Chatib Basri, a senior economist, and former Finance Minister shared his views at the ILO’s event about the future trend of the world of work after the pandemic.

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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.

  4. 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.

  7. ILO in action

    We work to end child labour in DR Congo’s cobalt mines

    09 November 2021

    ILO Chief Technical Advisor, Josée Blandine Ongotto, speaks from the field about the COTECCO Project, which is combating child labour in cobalt mining in the Democratic Republic of Congo, with funding from the US Department of Labor.

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    Social protection

    ILO reaches ratification target for landmark social security Convention

    08 November 2021

    Paraguay has become the 60th country to ratify the flagship ILO social security Convention, No.102, reaching a target set in 2012 by the ILO’s Governing Body.

  9. Social protection

    Social protection for migrant workers, refugees and their families

    08 November 2021

    4.1 billion individuals worldwide have no access to social protection. This includes millions of migrant workers, refugees, and their families. They face legal and practical challenges to access social protection. Many options exist to secure and maintain social security rights across borders and address the protection gaps, inequalities and discrimination evidenced during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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    COP26

    ILO welcomes COP26 Just Transition Declaration

    05 November 2021

    The ILO plays key role in developing the Just Transition Declaration, agreed at the UN Climate Summit in Glasgow.