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February 2021

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

    10 February 2021

    Side Event: ILO in collaboration with the Government of Switzerland

December 2020

  1. Leaving No One Behind and building back better from COVID-19: The Future of Work in LDCs

    12 December 2020

    UN leaders call for policies to support LDCs’ future of work

  2. COVID-19 Pandemic: How to combat disinformation?

    08 December 2020

    The COVID-19 pandemic creates an opportunity for some people to cause confusion, chaos and public harm through disinformation. How trade unions can contribute to the combat against this?

  3. COVID-19: How to combat stigma and discrimination at the workplace?

    01 December 2020

    COVID-19 outbreak has provocated stigma and discrimination against people perceived to have been in contact with the virus or people with certain ethnic backgrounds, nationalities and migrants. How trade unions can address stigma and discrimination at the workplace? Learn more here...

November 2020

  1. New ILO Collection of Publications for Workers

    25 November 2020

    Discover the new Workers digital collection with over 1400 ILO publications dedicated to workers and their organizations.

  2. Leaving No One Behind and building back better from COVID-19: The Future of Work in LDCs

    19 November 2020

  3. COVID-19: How to end violence and harassment in the world of work?

    12 November 2020

    Some of the necessary emergency measures adopted to suppress the transmission of covid-19 have exposed and exacerbated various forms of violence and harassment in the world of work. How can unions eradicate violence and harassment in the workplace during and after the COVID-19 pandemic? Here's a video to get you started...

  4. COVID-19 Pandemic: How does the ILO support workers’ organizations?

    05 November 2020

    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. Here some services and actions provided by ACTRAV towards workers'organizations across the world...

October 2020

  1. Second Committee Urges a Disaster Risk-Informed and Resilient COVID-19 Recovery

    19 October 2020

September 2020

  1. SDG Action Zone - Protecting Jobs: Decent Work Solutions for a Just Transition

    23 September 2020

  2. SDG Action Zone – The Future of Work: Digital Skills and Decent Jobs for Youth

    23 September 2020

  3. Strong Urge for Member States to Increase International Collaboration at the Commemoration of the UN's 75th Anniversary

    21 September 2020

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    New Climate Action for Jobs Board calls for a sustainable recovery from the COVID-19 crisis

    09 September 2020

    Labour and environment ministers, employers’ and workers’ leaders, and UN and development bank representatives have set in motion an “Alliance for a decade of action” on climate change, decent jobs and social justice.

  5. Global Youth Representatives Call for More Inclusive Multilateralism at UN75 Youth Plenary

    09 September 2020

  6. IOE Summit Commemorates 100th Anniversary and Calls for Further Tripartite Collaboration in Multilateral Organizations

    08 September 2020

  7. Call for strengthened multilateralism during ILO townhall on the occasion of UN75

    01 September 2020

July 2020

  1. COVID-19 pandemic: Why youth employment must be a priority for Unions?

    30 July 2020

    Young workers are over represented in sectors that have been hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic. The youth employment must be a priority on the agenda of trade unions. Here is why...

  2. COVID-19 pandemic and Migrant workers: What role for Trade Unions?

    30 July 2020

    There are 164 millions migrant workers around the world and they have been very impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. How can trade unions protect migrant workers during the COVID-19 crisis? Learn more here..

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    ‘My children ask me when am I coming home’: stranded seafarers share their frustrations

    19 July 2020

  4. Policymakers and Young Leaders Call for Skills Development and Resilience for Young Workers

    15 July 2020