What's new

2020

  1. COVID-19: Protecting workers in the workplace

    Marlee Matlin: Disability inclusion means business success

    03 December 2020

    Actor and activist Marlee Matlin says the ILO plays a crucial role in protecting the rights of persons with disabilities in the world of work. Inclusion of persons with disabilities achieves the twin goals of advancing human rights and ensuring business success.

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    International Day of Persons With Disabilities

    Make persons with disabilities a priority in the COVID-19 response

    30 November 2020

    Disability issues need to be included in pandemic recovery plans says the ILO’s Global Business and Disability Network.

  3. Video

    Towards inclusive workplaces with IBDN

    26 November 2020

    The video presents the key information about the Indonesia Business and Disability Network (IBDN), aimed to promote diversity and inclusivity at the workplace in Indonesia.

  4. Our impact, their voices

    Paving their ways to online business: Story of two entrepreneurs with disabilities

    26 November 2020

    Two entrepreneurs with disabilities participated in ILO online shopping business administration and training became more confident in transitioning to online business. These are their stories.

  5. Our impact, their voices

    Building hopes and making dreams come true in the midst of pandemic

    19 November 2020

    As COVID-19 reshapes the world of work, ILO is helping vulnerable people in Indonesia to stay competitive and improve their livelihoods.

  6. Webinar

    Intersectionality between Disabilities and Black Lives Matter

    In a time of unprecedented global change, it's important to explore how corporations address the intersectionality of disability and the Black Lives Matter movement. We will hear presentations from professionals of color speaking from their personal experiences in their corporate employment journeys and we will explore how current technologies can support diversity and inclusion efforts.

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    Blog

    Persons with disabilities – An untapped resource

    10 November 2020

    We need to change perceptions and invest in persons with disabilities, says Mike Hess, Executive Director and founder of the Blind Institute of Technology (BIT) in the United States.

  8. Video

    Employees social security: Benefits, returns, right and responsibilities

    09 November 2020

    This video focuses on the benefits offered by social security institutions; advantages of social security for businesses and returns for employers in the shape of productivity of workers and improved company image; it also focuses on the registration process and ease of registration and the rights of workers to registration under Social Security law for Pakistan.

  9. Our impact

    The road to employment and livelihoods in Timor-Leste

    02 November 2020

    Lack of access to schools, marketplaces and hospitals is a challenge for communities in Timor-Leste, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic. An ILO initiative to rehabilitate rural roads is helping break their isolation, provide jobs and improve livelihoods.

  10. News

    Disability Inclusion in Economic Empowerment Strategies: Webinar

    27 October 2020

    How to foster inclusion of persons with disabilities in rural economies