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Media Advisory

ILO to release new report on the impact of economic and geopolitical crises on the world of work

The International Labour Organization will publish the tenth edition of its Monitor report series that tracks the impact of multiple crises on workers and businesses worldwide.

Media advisory | 27 October 2022
GENEVA (ILO News) – The International Labour Organization (ILO) will publish the tenth edition of its Monitor report series that tracks the impact of multiple crises on workers and businesses worldwide.

The ILO Monitor on the world of work. Tenth edition will be published on Monday 31 October.

The report provides a global overview of how overlapping economic and geopolitical crises are threatening labour market recovery worldwide and how these crises are fueling the divergence between developed and developing countries. It also analyses the impact of high inflation, tightening monetary policy, increasing debt burdens, and declining consumer confidence on the labour market outlook.

The report also includes the latest data on the impact of the war in Ukraine on its labour market.

The report and all associated materials will be under STRICT EMBARGO until Monday 31 October at 12:00 CET (11:00 GMT).

For UNOG-accredited correspondents, an embargoed virtual press briefing will take place on Monday 31 October from 10:00 to 11:00 CET (09:00 to 10:00 GMT). Login details will be sent to journalists ahead of the briefing.

Recognized regional journalists will be able to follow the virtual briefing via YouTube. The link will be sent in advance.

Gilbert Houngbo, ILO Director-General, and Sangheon Lee, Director, ILO Employment Policy Department and leader of the team compiling the ILO Monitor, will present the findings at the press briefing.

Embargoed copies of the report and the press release can be made available to recognized media on request.

Audio of the briefing will be available to the UNOG press corps and registered journalists after the press conference.

For further information and to arrange media interviews please contact the ILO Department of Communication: newsroom@ilo.org.

For broadcast coverage and interviews, please contact: multimedia@ilo.org.