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  1. News

    ILO COOP 100 Webinar III - Cooperatives for Climate Action

    06 July 2020

    The webinar focused on climate action, the theme for this year’s International Day of Cooperatives. Four speakers presented on the role of cooperatives in climate change mitigation and adaptation and discussed ways to scale up efforts toward a greener and better future.

  2. International Day of Cooperatives

    How cooperatives can help Brazil’s waste pickers build back from COVID-19

    03 July 2020

    This year’s International Day of Cooperatives on 4 July will focus on climate action. Waste pickers’ cooperatives in Brazil are examples of how cooperatives can help combat climate change, while facing the challenges thrown up by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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    International Day of Cooperatives

    Cooperatives play an active role in tackling global crises, says ILO Director-General

    03 July 2020

    By adhering to environmental standards and promoting local production, consumer and producer cooperatives can help limit greenhouse gas emissions and sustain supply chains for essential goods and services, says ILO Director-General Guy Ryder, on the International Day of Cooperatives 2020.

  4. Video

    Cooperatives for Climate Action - International Day of Cooperatives 2020

    02 July 2020

  5. News

    Achieving a Just Transition in the Pursuit of Global Sustainability

    17 June 2020

  6. COVID-19 and advocates

    Build better by putting people and planet first

    09 June 2020

    Mustafa Santiago Ali, an activist for environmental justice, talks about the need for a green recovery to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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    World Oceans Day

    ILO: Release more than 150,000 seafarers trapped on board ships due to COVID-19

    08 June 2020

    Seafarers should be treated as ‘key workers’ so they can safely return home, says the International Labour Organization.

  8. COVID-19: Stimulating the economy and labour demand

    Green recovery from COVID-19

    05 June 2020

    As governments respond to the COVID-19 pandemic, the multiple links between human health, the environment and employment have become evident. With more and better jobs, healthy and resilient societies, the future of work can meet the needs of the future generation.

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    World Environment Day

    Grasp the silver lining of the COVID-19 pandemic

    05 June 2020

    As countries begin easing lockdown restrictions, now is the time to build on the positive gains for the environment that have occurred during the pandemic.

  10. ILO Caribbean Resilience Project

    ILO and SALISES-UWI virtual research presentation and panel discussion on labour markets and resilience in the Caribbean

    The research is part of on-going collaboration with SALISES-UWI, and IDB, and is financed within the framework of the ILO’s Caribbean Resilience Project.