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July 2021

  1. © Gargalo Vasco 2021

    Cartoonists from all over the world draw their visions of forced labour

    30 July 2021

    To mark World Day Against Trafficking in Persons the International Labour Organization and Human Resources without Borders have announced the winners of an international cartoon competition on forced labour.

  2. Key principles of gender-responsive budgeting discussed in Uzbekistan

    26 July 2021

    The United Nations Joint Programme on Strengthening Social Protection in Uzbekistan conducted the sixth online webinar on gender equality. This time members of the Uzbek parliament, government agencies and ILO’s social partners got acquainted with the concept of gender-responsive budgeting, tools and international practices and discussed the ways to apply the concept to the budget and policy-making process in Uzbekistan.

  3. Challenges and prospects of the remuneration system discussed in Kazakhstan

    23 July 2021

    On July 23, Kazakhstan hosted an international round table entitled “The system of remuneration of labour in the Republic of Kazakhstan: challenges and prospects for improvement” It was organized by the Federation of Trade Unions of the Republic of Kazakhstan (FTURK ) and the International Labour Organization (ILO).

  4. ILO welcomes BRICS Ministers' support for human-centred recovery from COVID-19

    15 July 2021

    The ILO’s Global Call to Action for a human-centred recovery from the COVID-19 crisis, adopted by the membership at the International Labour Conference in June, has been endorsed by the Labour and Employment Ministers of the five BRICS economies.

  5. Key findings of the report on social protection in case of job loss discussed in Tashkent

    14 July 2021

    On July 14, the ILO conducted a webinar to discuss findings of the updated report on social protection in case of unemployment. The webinar was a part of a series delivered within the UN Joint Programme on Social Protection in Uzbekistan aimed to generate technical discussions on social security standards in case of job loss.

June 2021

  1. Global labour migration increases by five million

    30 June 2021

    A new ILO report estimates that between 2017 and 2019 the number of people migrating for work internationally increased from 164 to 169 million.

  2. Russia’s Prospects To Ratify Violence and Harassment Convention, 2019 (No. 190) Discussed at Roundtable

    25 June 2021

    A roundtable organized by the International Labour Organization (ILO), Confederation of Labour of Russia, Federation of Independent Trade Unions of Russia and the Center for Social and Labour Rights to discuss Russia’s prospects to ratify and promote ILO Convention No. 190 was held online on June 25.

  3. Tripartite social dialogue in practice: capacity development for enhanced compliance with international social security standards

    24 June 2021

    The ILO Office for Eastern Europe and Central Asia has launched an initiative to stress the importance of the role of social dialogue and the National Tripartite Committee for promoting and building integrated gender-responsive employment and social protection policies.

  4. Trade Unions matter in a human-centred recovery from COVID-19

    24 June 2021

    The new edition of the International Journal of Labour Research explores strategies to help workers and their organizations shape COVID-19 response policies and advocate for social justice and workers’ rights.

  5. © G20 2021

    G20 ministers recommit to human-centred roadmap out of crisis

    23 June 2021

    The Declaration issued at the conclusion of the G20 Labour and Employment Ministerial Meeting in Italy echoes the ILO Global Call to Action for a Human-Centred Recovery, adopted by delegates at the June session of the 2021 International Labour Conference.