Meetings and events about digital labour platforms

2021

  1. ILO Research Department Training

    Evidence-based policy making on the platform economy

    1 October 2021

    The changing nature of the labour market and its digitalization constitute an important aspect and challenge for the ILO, especially in regard to promoting the decent work agenda. The rapid growth and globalization of the digital economy during the last decade created new opportunities and challenges which need to be taken into account while conceptualizing labour market and policies.

  2. Event

    Launch of the ILO Report "Digital Refugee Livelihoods and Decent Work - Towards inclusion in a fairer digital economy"

    29 April 2021

    The digitization of the world of work is fundamentally transforming how refugees can make a livelihood and obtain employment. A rapidly expanding global digital economy harbours countless new opportunities but it also poses a range of challenges and risks. A new report by the International Labour Organization (ILO) now explores the growing role of digital economies for refugees, including case studies from Asia, Africa, the Middle East, and Europe.

  3. World Day of Social Justice 2021

    A Call for Social Justice in the Digital Economy

    23 February 2021

    Join the online commemoration event organized by the Permanent Mission of the Kyrgyz Republic to the UN in collaboration with the International Labour Organization (ILO).

  4. Zero Project Conference 2021

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

    11 February 2021

    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. Zero Project Conference 2021

    An inclusive digital economy for people with disabilities

    10 February 2021

    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.

  6. Event

    Social protection floors for a just transition to the green and digital economy

    10 February 2021

    Side event during the 59th session of the Commission for Social Development. Organized by the Government of Switzerland, in collaboration with the ILO and partners of Universal Social Protection 2030.

2020

  1. ACTRAV Talks

    Digitalization: Challenges and Opportunities for Union Documentation Centres

    25 November 2020

    On the occasion of the launch of the new ILO’s workers‘ collection, the Bureau for Workers’ Activities (ACTRAV) will organize a webinar to discuss the challenges and opportunities regarding the digital transformation of Trade Union documentation centres, during which experts will discuss potential strategies as well as best practices to address this digital transformation...

  2. Webinar

    Towards a brighter future of work in the digital economy - Global Research Webinar

    30 September 2020

    Co-organized by the ILO and the Sophia University of Japan

2019

  1. ILO-AICESIS Conference

    The governance of the digital economy: the critical role of social dialogue through ESC-SIs

    10 - 11 October 2019

    The International Labour Organization (ILO), the International Association of Economic and Social Councils and Similar Institutions (AICESIS) and the Economic and Social Council of Romania are jointly organizing a conference on “The governance of the digital economy: the critical role of social dialogue through ESC-SIs”.

  2. ILO Research Department Seminar

    Trade and Development Report 2018 - Power, platforms and the free trade delusion

    4 June 2019

    Presenter: Jeronim Capaldo (UNCTAD), Chair: Tahmina Karimova (RESEARCH, ILO)

    Jeronim Capaldo is an Economist who joined the ILO in 2014. His research focuses on macroeconometric modelling, which he applies to project global scenarios for growth, employment and income distribution. He is currently on a secondment to UNCTAD. Previously, Jeronim worked at Tufts University and at the United Nations’ Department of Economic and Social Affairs. He is a graduate of the USA New School for Social Research (Phd in Economics) and the University of Rome “La Sapienza” (Laurea in Economia).