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2022

  1. Podcast series: Global challenges – Global solutions

    Skilling, re-skilling, digitalization and the future of work

    24 June 2022

    This podcast episode explores labour market skills needs, and how education, training and lifelong learning can effectively skill and re-skill workers throughout their lives in an evolving and increasingly digitalized labour market.

  2. © Kate Holt / Solidarity Center 2022

    International Domestic Workers Day

    Only six per cent of domestic workers have comprehensive social protection, says ILO

    16 June 2022

    Domestic workers make an important contribution to society, providing vital care for families and households, but they remain undervalued.

  3. ILOSTAT blog

    New ILO database highlights labour market challenges of persons with disabilities

    13 June 2022

    There are an estimated 1 billion persons with disabilities around the world, or 15 per cent of the global population. Most of them are of working age. New labour market indicators are now available on ILOSTAT that reveal the many challenges faced by persons with disabilities compared with persons without when it comes to the world of work.

  4. Podcast series: Global challenges – Global solutions

    The digital divide: Can we narrow the gap?

    13 June 2022

    In many ways, digitalization has made the world of work a better place. Yet many groups of workers, in particular, those who are already disadvantaged and marginalized, face challenges associated with unequal access to digital technologies. This podcast episode examines the digital divide and offers some ideas for narrowing it.

  5. © 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.

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  8. © 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.

  9. 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.

  10. 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.