COVID-19 and the world of work


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. Building better: Evidence-based decent work policies and COVID-19 implications

    19 - 30 September 2022

    The COVID-19 pandemic and its short- and long-term implications has turned the world of work upside down. In order to have human-centered approach to recovering and building better, there is a need for greater institutional capacity development of employers, workers and governments in dealing with labour market and employment challenges.

  2. OSH Guidebook for TV Journalists and Workers Launching

    5 July 2022

    The guidebook is aimed at providing guidelines and practical advice for those who need to identify, reduce and control risks that can cause injury or illness to journalists and workers in the TV industry working environment.

  3. Technical session on mechanisms for strengthening social protection and local recovery

    23 May 2022

    The event focused on how to build resilience through recovery in a post COVID-19 world by providing examples of innovative social protection measures and encouraging the development of integrated policy solutions that create decent work and strengthen social protection to "build forward" together, new and better.

  4. Labour overview of Latin America and the Caribbean in times of COVID-19

    29 April 2022

    EMPLOYMENT Seminar #39 - This seminar will present an updated overview of labour and income indicators of Latin America and the Caribbean since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic to the end of 2021 to better understand the impact as well as the stage of recovery and serve as a basis to see which employment and labour market policies had an impact.

  5. Technical meeting on COVID-19 and sustainable recovery in the tourism sector

    25 - 29 April 2022

  6. Lessons from the COVID-19 crisis: An unprecedented role for labour market policies?

    28 March 2022

    This webinar will take stock of the different labour market policies and programmes employed during the COVID-19 crisis, highlight key lessons and gaps in their implementation, and identify major issues for further policy monitoring during the recovery period. The event is supported by GIZ.

  7. How to monitor the impact of the COVID-19 crisis and the recovery process: Lessons from the ILO Monitor Series

    1 March 2022

    EMPLOYMENT Seminar #37. The seminar will discuss how to monitor and analyse labour market changes in a timely and cost-effective manner in times of crisis, drawing lessons from the ILO Monitor Series.

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    Global Forum for a Human-centred Recovery

    22 - 24 February 2022

    Organized by the ILO from 22-24 February, the Global Forum for a Human-centred Recovery brought together online heads of State and Government, heads of international organizations and multilateral development banks, and employers’ and workers’ leaders from around the world to propose concrete actions and strengthen the international community’s response to the COVID-19 crisis.

  9. Gender-responsive employment policies for a job-rich and fair recovery

    31 January 2022

    A new generation of gender-responsive employment policies can play an important role to promote an inclusive and job-rich recovery from the COVID-19 crisis. This webinar will bring together experts and policymakers from different regions to share knowledge on how they have produced specific diagnostics on how women and men have been impacted by the crisis, and the ways in which they have progressed in implementing gender-responsive policies.

  10. Launch of Report: Impact of COVID-19 on nexus between climate change and labour migration in selected South Asian countries: An exploratory study

    25 January 2022

    The study is anchored in the risk that migrants face due to climate change, further exacerbated by COVID-19 and its negative implications on the world of work in South Asian countries, especially in Bangladesh, India, Nepal and Sri Lanka. The study further explores innovative solutions by governments, businesses and civil society organizations to overcome these existing challenges. The report is scheduled for a virtual launch on 25 January 2022 from 3:00 – 4:30PM IST