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    17th Asia and the Pacific Regional Meeting concludes with launch of ‘Singapore Statement’

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    Statement identifies priorities to tackle wide range of existing and new employment challenges facing Asia, the Pacific and Arab States.

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  • The right to social protection

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    This episode of the ILO World of Work show focused on the role that social protection can take in supporting fundamental human rights. A role made all the more critical as the world of work enters a period of multiple and interconnected crises. In addition, we take viewers to the 17th Asia and the Pacific Regional Meeting, currently taking place in Singapore, and explore the findings of the first ever global survey on experiences of violence and harassment at work.

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  • How can social protection support human rights and advance social justice?

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    The COVID-19 pandemic confirmed the vital role social protection plays against both systemic shocks and ordinary life-cycle risks. As the world enters a period of multiple and interconnected crises, in which poverty and inequalities are increasing alarmingly, can social protection take on the greater task of supporting fundamental human rights? ILO Director-General, Gilbert F. Houngbo and UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Volker Türk, discuss how this might be done.

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  • ILO Director-General concludes visit to Qatar

    During a two-day trip, International Labour Organization Director-General, Gilbert F. Houngbo, held talks with senior Qatari officials and migrant worker representatives on issues including strengthening labour rights and standards and building social justice.

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