G20 Tourism Ministers’ Meeting
04 May 2021
ILO Deputy Director-General, Martha Newton, called on G20 countries to take action to support the travel and tourism industry, which has been hard hit by the COVID-19 pandemic. She was speaking at a virtual G20 Tourism Ministers’ meeting on 4 May, that discussed how governments can support the sector.
International Labour Day
01 May 2021
We are at a turning point. As the world looks to build back better from the global COVID-19 crisis we must redouble our efforts to ensure decent work for migrant workers in a more sustainable, equal, and resilient post-pandemic world.
Annual Meetings of the World Bank and the IMF Development Committee
09 April 2021
To be effective, we need a global response that is addresses poverty and inequalities, promotes social dialogue, strengthens the institutions of work and supports social justice, the ILO’s Director-General said.
Annual Meetings of the World Bank and the IMF
08 April 2021
To be effective, pandemic recovery strategies must be as human-centred in their impact as the effects of the crisis itself have been, ILO Director-General Guy Ryder told the IMF Committee.
International Women’s Day
08 March 2021
To mark International Women’s Day, ILO Director-General paid tribute to the tremendous efforts made by women during the COVID-19 pandemic.
National Social Dialogue Conference, Occupied Palestinian Territory
03 March 2021
Prioritizing employment, workers’ rights, social protection and social dialogue will be essential if Palestinians are to create a human-centred recovery from COVID-19 that is sustainable and inclusive, ILO Director-General Guy Ryder told Palestinian tripartite constituents.
23 February 2021
The ILO has issued a statement following allegations of harassment and intimidation of trade unionists in Myanmar by police and military authorities.
Vision Zero Fund High–Level Forum
23 February 2021
The COVID-19 pandemic has shown what happens when occupational safety and health systems are under-resourced and unprepared. Improving the protection of working people, particularly in global supply chains, is vital for social and economic development, ILO Director-General, Guy Ryder, told a meeting of the Vision Zero Fund.
Action in the Global Garment Industry
12 February 2021
NEDLAC Labour School 2021
01 February 2021
Greater international solidarity and common purpose are needed to build economic and social recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic, ILO Director-General Guy Ryder said in an address to South Africa’s NEDLAC Labour School.