Statement by the Secretary-General of IMO and the Director-General of ILO’s calling for attention to the matter of ʺno crew changeʺ clauses in charterparties
15 January 2021
Statement of the Officers of the STC on the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) regarding increased collaboration between shipowners and charterers to facilitate crew changes - 15 December 2020
18 December 2020
Special Tripartite Committee of the Maritime Labour Convention, 2006, as amended
International Migrants Day 2020 - Joint statement
18 December 2020
The COVID-19 crisis has highlighted the critical role migrants play as essential workers, including in healthcare, food supply and other key sectors. It has also exposed their vulnerability to the devastating health, economic and social impacts of the pandemic. A statement by the heads of all UN agencies, says the needs of migrant workers must be included in the COVID-19 response.
Thinking Ahead on Society Change (TASC) Platform
04 December 2020
ILO Director-General Guy Ryder addressed the opening session of the Future of Work Summit.
Virtual “1+6” Roundtable
24 November 2020
ILO Director-General, Guy Ryder's, remarks to the Fifth “1+6” Roundtable Dialogue.
G20 Leaders’ Summit
22 November 2020
In a speech at the G20 Leaders’ Summit in Saudi Arabia, ILO Director-General Guy Ryder outlined the steps needed to restore economic growth and jobs in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.
2020 Annual Forum on Business and Human Rights – High-level Virtual Plenary
16 November 2020
21 October 2020
ILO joined UNDP and migration experts at the launch of the report on Human Mobility, Shared Opportunities and an interactive dialogue on the way forward. ILO pointed at key challenges for migrant workers` (re)integration into labour markets and the need of ensuring access to decent work so to generate positive socio-economic benefits and “build back better”.
Virtual Launch of the 2020 Global Deal Flagship Report
20 October 2020
Through social dialogue, the actors in the labour market – employers, workers, and governments – can play an essential role in mitigating the impact of the pandemic on education and training, says the ILO Director-General Guy Ryder at the Virtual Launch of the 2020 Global Deal Flagship Report ‘Social Dialogue, Skills, and COVID-19'.
Annual Meetings of the World Bank and the IMF
Government economic and social policy interventions vital to tackle workplace closures and labour income losses
16 October 2020
As financial constraints increase, large-scale fiscal packages need to be maintained to counter the danger of growing poverty, inequality, joblessness and exclusion, the ILO Director-General Guy Ryder has told the Development Committee of the International Monetary Fund and World Bank at their annual meeting.