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48th Arab Labour Conference
ILO Director-General’s address to the Arab Labour Conference 2022
18 September 2022
In a recorded video address, ILO Director-General Guy Ryder addresses Arab governments, workers and employers meeting in Cairo, Egypt, with a call to pursue with the ILO a shared mission of promoting social justice.
Global Employment Trends for Youth
Recovery in youth employment is still lagging, says ILO
11 August 2022
A new report, issued ahead of International Youth Day, shows large regional differences in young people's prospects in the labour market.
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Teaching and the teaching profession in a digital world- Zambia
22 July 2022
Zambian constituents of the International Labour Organization have adopted a roadmap towards a human-centred digital future in education.
The 2nd Employment Working Group G20 Meeting: “Improving the Employment Condition to Recover Together”
16 May 2022
The ILO supports the G20 Presidency of Indonesia which is committed to advocate collective action on three main pillars on global health architecture, sustainable energy transition and digital transformation.
Spring Meetings of the IMF and World Bank
Invest in a greener and more inclusive human-centred recovery ILO tells World Bank and IMF
21 April 2022
In statements to the annual meetings of the IMF and the World Bank Group, ILO Director-General, Guy Ryder, emphasized the urgency of fostering a human-centred recovery amid a fragile outlook for 2022.
ILO Skills Challenge Innovation Call: winning proposals from Ecuador and Comoros start their innovation journey
05 April 2022
Winning entries of the 2nd and 3rd Skills Challenge Innovation Calls were successfully launched in Ecuador and Comoros, with winning teams, partners and their networks expressing their commitment to support e-formality through skills development in Latin America and the Caribbean and around the prevention of forced labour through skills and lifelong learning in Africa.
Informal ministerial meeting of the Ministers of Labour (EPSCO)
The impact of digital and climate transitions on the labour market
15 February 2022
In a video statement to the EU labour ministers of the Employment, Social Policy, Health and Consumer Affairs Council (EPSCO), ILO Director-General, Guy Ryder, addresses the “need to accelerate and to steer the transition to a greener, more sustainable, more digital economy”.
Strengthening digital TVET in Ukraine
10 February 2022
In collaboration with the Ministry of Education and Science, the ILO project, “E-TVET in Ukraine: Training continuity and modernization during COVID-19 and beyond,” helped to develop quality e-Learning solutions for technical and vocational education and training (TVET) institutes across the country.
Occupational safety and health in teleworking
Crucial changes needed to protect workers’ health while teleworking
02 February 2022
New analysis from the ILO and WHO sets out recommendations for safe and productive hybrid and teleworking.
2021 Labour Overview
ILO: After two years of the pandemic, labour market recovery has been insufficient in Latin America and the Caribbean
01 February 2022
With an unemployment rate of 9.6 per cent and one in two workers in informality, the region must face the prospect of a prolongation of the COVID-19 crisis in employment, says a new regional Labour Overview report by the ILO.