COVID-19 and the world of work

Events

Online events and webinars connecting participants from across the world of work to discuss key ïssues relating to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and its policy responses.
  1. UN virtual forum on responsible business and human rights in Asia and the Pacific: New challenges, new approaches

    9 - 11 June 2020

    Against the backdrop of the COVID-19 pandemic, the VRBHR Forum will convene stakeholders in the Asia-Pacific region to take stock of progress and discuss challenges and opportunities for advancing responsible business and human rights in the region. It will explore how existing vulnerabilities have been amplified and exposed by the crisis and discuss the need to view the crisis as an opportunity to drive change and build back better.

  2. WEBINAR - COVID-19 and Maritime Labour Issues: Impact and Responses

    5 June 2020

    Co-organized by the International Labour Organization (ILO) and the International Training Centre of the ILO, in collaboration with the International Maritime Organization (IMO) and the World Health Organization (WHO)

  3. Business Resilience: How can garment factories bounce back from COVID-19?

    2 June 2020

    COVID-19 has disrupted supply chains globally, resulting in reduced orders and incomes, factory closures and job losses. The implications for developing countries are enormous, potentially leading to strikes and social unrest. This webinar sheds light on the pandemic’s impact on the textile and garment industry in Asia.

  4. Joining Forces: Effective Policy Solutions for COVID-19 Response

    11 May 2020

    ECOSOC Informal Briefing

  5. Impacts of COVID-19 on the Global Environmental Agenda: ILO, COVID-19 and the World of Work – For a Sustainable Recovery

    7 May 2020

  6. Learning Webinar: Business, non-discrimination and gender equality in the time of COVID-19

    29 April 2020

  7. World Day for Safety and Health at Work Commemoration AFRICA WEBINAR

    28 April 2020

    ILO and AUDA-NEPAD will be hosting a 2-hour virtual OSH day commemoration 28th April from 13h00 – 15h00 (CAT). ILO recently revised the World Day for Safety and Health at Work theme from “Violence and Harassment in the World of Work” to “Stop the Pandemic: Safety and Health at Work can Save Lives”, to resonate with the current COVID-19 situation. ILO and AUDA-NEPAD will be hosting a commemoration webinar for Africa under the sub-theme “Saluting Healthcare Workers in the fight against COVID-19” to honour the healthcare workers and their contribution to combating COVID-19.

  8. Stop the pandemic: Safety and health at work can save lives

    28 April 2020

    Join us for a webinar on the occasion of the World Day for Safety and Health at Work.

  9. World Day for Safety and Health at Work 2020 - Stop the pandemic: Safety and health at work can save lives

    28 April 2020

    Recognizing the great challenge that governments, employers, workers and whole societies are facing worldwide to combat the COVID-19 pandemic, the World Day for Safety and Health at Work will focus on addressing the outbreak of infectious diseases at work, focusing on the COVID-19 pandemic.

  10. Multilateralism in the time of COVID-19

    24 April 2020