Trade Unions in Transition
23 July 2021
The COVID-19 crisis has exposed and aggravated existing challenges and has put increasing pressure on trade unions. Trade union membership is declining, both in developed and in developing countries. The future of trade unions will depend on their responses to the pandemic.
25 June 2021
A message from the Ms Sara Beysolow Nyanti, UN Resident Coordinator in Nepal on the global ratification campaign of the ILO Convention No. 190 on Violence and Harassment.
COVID-19 and the World of work
07 June 2021
COVID-19 has been a global human catastrophe. Since March 2020, the ILO Bureau for Workers’ Activities (ACTRAV) has been at the forefront to ensure that workers’ organizations have the information and assistance they need to mitigate the socio-economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic..
World Employment and Social Outlook
02 June 2021
The new ILO report, World Employment and Social Outlook: Trends 2021 (WESO Trends), looks at the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the global labour market. It analyses the effects on inequality, working poverty women and young people, as well as what is needed for a comprehensive, sustainable and human-centred recovery.
27 May 2021
This video series presents the practical guidelines to promote safety measures to prevent spread of COVID-19 at workplace.
27 April 2021
Safety and Health in the workplace has been massively affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. A strong, resilient, occupational safety and health environment is vital for crisis recovery and prevention says ILO Director-General, Guy Ryder in a video message to mark World Day for Safety and Health and Work.
50 for Freedom
25 March 2021
In congratulating the 50 countries that have now ratified the ILO’s Forced Labour Protocol, ILO Director-General, Guy Ryder, called on all the other countries who haven’t yet ratified to follow suit.