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2021

  1. Our impact, their voices

    Additional incomes help rural communities of Timor-Leste during the pandemic

    22 February 2021

    To assist the economic recovery, the ILO with support from its social partners in Timor-Leste support rural communities to survive the COVID-19 pandemic by providing direct employment opportunities.

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    Digital economy

    Post-COVID digital economy must include persons with disabilities

    11 February 2021

    Changes brought about by the expanding digital economy could help persons with disabilities gain more equal access to the world of work, or they could create greater barriers. A new ILO report proposes actions to ensure that the post-COVID world of work is disability-inclusive.

  3. Zero Project Conference 2021

    “How Do You Lip Read a Robot?”: Recruitment AI has a Disability Problem

    The ILO Global Business and Disability Network will present its publication “An inclusive digital economy for people with disabilities”, followed by a discussion on the impact of the digitalisation of the World of Work on people with disabilities and identify actions to shape the Future of Work in a disability-inclusive way.

  4. Zero Project Conference 2021

    An inclusive digital economy for people with disabilities

    The ILO Global Business and Disability Network will present its publication “An inclusive digital economy for people with disabilities”, followed by a discussion on the impact of the digitalisation of the World of Work on people with disabilities and identify actions to shape the Future of Work in a disability-inclusive way.

  5. © Ion Buga 2021

    Voices

    Bees - A remedy for business success

    15 January 2021

    Viorica Anghel transformed her life when she signed up for a beekeeper’s course run by the ILO in Moldova. She now runs her own business and uses the honey for medicinal purposes to treat her son.

2020

  1. Video

    We are capable, we only need an opportunity

    15 December 2020

    These videos features two young workers with learning disabilities, demonstrating their capabilities and competencies in managing their works and excelling in what they do.

  2. News

    UNTFSSE participates in the Side event 2020 International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPD): “Building Back Better: Action Toward a Disability-Inclusive, Accessible and Sustainable Post-COVID-19 World”

    10 December 2020

    A representative of the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) and an observer to the United Nation Inter-agency Task Force on Social and Solidarity Economy (UNTFSSE) contributed to the debate on creating a disability-inclusive, accessible and sustainable Post-COVID-19 World

  3. Our impact, their voices

    The Voice of the Silent: A social campaign to promote inclusive and equal employment opportunities

    10 December 2020

    The new company member of the Indonesia Business and Disability Network (IBDN), Burger King Indonesia, shares benefits gained by employing people with disabilities. The IBDN is supported by the ILO, Ministry of Manpower and the Indonesia Employers’ Association (Apindo).

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    International Day of Persons with Disabilities

    Shine a purple spotlight on disability

    03 December 2020

    On International Day of Persons with Disabilities, the ILO took part in a day-long series of online events across six continents that called for countries to make people with disabilities a priority in the response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

  5. International Day of Persons with Disabilities

    How disability affects labour market outcomes

    03 December 2020

    People with disabilities make up 15 per cent of the global population. Yet, they are far from adequately represented in labour markets around the world.