Highlights

October 2021

  1. Press release

    Summit of workers’ organisations from G20 countries – L20

    28 October 2021

    Representatives of workers’ organisations from G20 countries held their final summit on 27 and 28 October in Rome, calling on heads of State and government to adopt human-centred policies to recover from the COVID-19 crisis.

  2. © M.A. Hermann / MTA New York 2022

    COVID-19: ILO Monitor – 8th edition

    ILO: Employment impact of the pandemic worse than expected

    27 October 2021

    Ahead of the G20 Leaders’ Summit, ILO warns on stalled global labour market recovery and significant disparities between advanced and developing economies.

  3. Press release

    Summit of employers’ organisations from the G20 countries – B20

    08 October 2021

    The representatives of the employers’ organisations of the G20 countries held their final summit in Rome on 7 and 8 October, calling on the heads of State and government to implement reforms to speed up the exit from the crisis.

September 2021

  1. Domestic and care work

    Gender history, globalization and democracy of care

    17 September 2021

    La seconda edizione (ottobre 2021 – giugno 2022) del Corso di perfezionamento “Storia di genere, globalizzazione e democrazia della cura è organizzata dall’Università di Urbino Carlo Bo in collaborazione con la Società Italiana delle Storiche (SIS) e con l’Ufficio OIL per l’Italia e San Marino. Essa gode del patrocinio del Comitato Unico di Garanzia per le pari opportunità, per la valorizzazione del benessere lavorativo e contro le discriminazioni dell'Università di Urbino (CUG) e della Rete dei CUG delle Marche (MarCUG).

  2. © Wayne S. Grazio 2022

    World Social Protection Report 2020–22

    More than 4 billion people still lack any social protection, ILO report finds

    01 September 2021

    The COVID-19 pandemic has revealed and exacerbated the social protection gap between countries with high and low income levels.

July 2021

  1. © A. Gromico / ILO 2022

    Gender equality

    Fewer women than men will regain employment during the COVID-19 recovery says ILO

    19 July 2021

    A new policy brief shows that the disproportionate job and income losses suffered by women during the pandemic will persist in the near future.

  2. Sustainable enterprises

    The ILO launches a an online course on sustainable businesses and decent work

    18 July 2021

    The MOOC will be offered through the eCampus of the International Training Center of the ILO from 6 September to 15 October 2021.

June 2021

  1. © Alex Proimos 2022

    Domestic work – Convention C189

    10 years on, domestic workers still fight for equality and decent work

    15 June 2021

    On the tenth anniversary of the adoption of the Domestic Workers’ Convention, the COVID-19 pandemic has exposed continued vulnerabilities of domestic workers in the labour market.

  2. © Rod Waddington 2022

    World Day Against Child Labour 2021

    Child labour rises to 160 million – first increase in two decades

    10 June 2021

    The International Labour Organization and UNICEF warn nine million additional children at risk as a result of COVID-19 pandemic.

  3. © JannHuizenga 2022

    WESO Trends 2021

    Slow jobs recovery and increased inequality risk long-term COVID-19 scarring

    02 June 2021

    ILO projections highlight the danger of a COVID-19 labour market legacy of increased geographic and demographic inequality, rising poverty and fewer decent jobs.