What's new

2022

  1. © ILO 2022

    Voices

    How work gave me purpose after Beirut blast

    20 May 2022

    On August 4, 2020, large parts of the Lebanese capital, Beirut, were devastated by a massive explosion in the port. For Hani Baltaji, the rebuilding of a municipal police station has not only helped towards Beirut’s recovery, but also his own.

  2. Disability and work

    Unilever and ISS join ILO’s Global Business and Disability Network

    26 April 2022

    The expansion of the International Labour Organization’s Global Business and Disability Network indicates increasing recognition by companies of the benefits of disability inclusion.

  3. The Future of Work Podcast

    Can you really afford not to invest in diversity and inclusion?

    08 April 2022

    Today, diversity and inclusion have become new buzzwords in the global agenda. Yet, despite some progress, a lot remains to be done to embed diversity and inclusion in all aspects of the employee lifecycle and drive productivity, profitability, and innovation in businesses.

  4. © A. Nguyen / ILO 2022

    Workers with disabilities

    New guide offers insights to business on employing people with disability in the Asia Pacific Region

    30 March 2022

    Updated ILO resource aims to help companies looking to provide accessible and supportive workplaces.

  5. Document

    Inclusion of persons with disabilities in the digital and green economy - presentation

    18 March 2022

    This presentation is based on the report prepared by the International Labour Organisation (ILO) together with the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) for the 1st G20 Employment Working Group meeting that addresses one of the priority areas identified by the Indonesian Presidency. It highlights measures G20 member states can take to ensure that persons with disabilities will benefit from the opportunities provided by the digital and green economy, as well as minimize some of the challenges that derive in particular from digitalization.

  6. Publication

    Inclusion of persons with disabilities in the digital and green economy

    18 March 2022

    This report prepared by the International Labour Organisation (ILO) together with the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) for the 1st G20 Employment Working Group meeting addresses one of the priority areas identified by the Indonesian Presidency. It highlights measures G20 member states can take to ensure that persons with disabilities will benefit from the opportunities provided by the digital and green economy, as well as minimize some of the challenges that derive in particular from digitalization.

  7. © Ion Buga 2022

    Voices

    Give people with disabilities a chance to work

    17 March 2022

    Despite years of study, it was difficult for Elena Epuri to find a job. Elena has cerebral palsy and uses a walker to help with her mobility. Becoming a mother motivated her to continue her job search and two years ago she was hired by a company that actively seeks to recruit people with disabilities.

  8. Event

    Disability - Social Protection - Inclusion: Dialogue for Change

    This conference organized jointly by the ILO, UNICEF, UNPRPD, IDA and other partners will discuss country experiences in leveraging social protection for the inclusion of people with disabilities along the life cycle.

  9. Media advisory

    Global virtual conference on social protection and people with disabilities

    14 March 2022

    Participants will examine country case studies and ways for social protection systems to facilitate inclusion for people with disabilities.

  10. Workers with disabilities

    EmployAbility - Tapping the potential of persons with disabilities in Asia and the Pacific

    13 March 2022

    A resource guide to support employers and businesses wanting to promote decent work opportunities for persons with disabilities in their companies.