Multimedia

June 2020

  1. Future Fit

    30 June 2020

    Presentation prepared for the Y20 Working Group Meeting under the Saudi G20 Presidency (virtual meeting, 30 June 2020)

  2. COVID-19 Pandemic and Migrant workers: the experience from Africa...

    30 June 2020

    Migrant workers are exposed to vulnerable situations, decent work deficits and inequalities in normal times, and the COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated their situations. Joel Odigie from the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC-Africa) shares the challenges faced by migrants workers in Africa and the actions taken by Unions to support them in the region.

  3. Impact of COVID-19 on Syrian refugees, host communities and enterprises in Jordan and Lebanon

    28 June 2020

    Recent assessments by the ILO highlight emerging challenges facing vulnerable workers and businesses as a result of the pandemic.

  4. COVID-19 and the World of Work: Building a better future of work

    28 June 2020

    The ILO will host largest ever online gathering of workers, employers and governments to discuss how to address the economic and social impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. The ILO Global Summit (1-2 and 7-9 July 2020) will consist of five regional events and three global events.

  5. COVID-19 Pandemic and Migrant workers: the experience from Nepal...

    25 June 2020

    Migrant workers are exposed to vulnerable situations, decent work deficits and inequalities in normal times, and the COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated their situations. Ramesh Badal from the General Federation of Nepalese Trade Unions (GEFONT) shares the challenges faced by migrants workers in Nepal and the actions taken by Unions to support them in the country.

  6. Existing data and data gaps around women in leadership positions in the private sector

    24 June 2020

    Presentation prepared for the Empowerment and Progression of Women's Economic Representation (EMPOWER) meeting under the Saudi G20 Presidency (virtual meeting, 24 June 2020)

  7. COVID-19 Pandemic and Migrant workers: the experience from Bahrain...

    24 June 2020

    Migrant workers are exposed to vulnerable situations, decent work deficits and inequalities in normal times, and the COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated their situations. Mohamed Musaed from the General Federation of Bahrain Trade Unions (GFBTU) shares the challenges faced by migrants workers in Bahrain and the actions taken by Unions to support them in the country.

  8. Book launch: Still Work Work to be Done...

    19 June 2020

    In this book, Luc Cortebeeck explains the essential role to be played by the International Labour Organization to achieve Social Justice and Decent Work across the world. As former chairperson of the ILO Governing Body, Luc Cortebeeck shares also his expectations vis-à-vis the ILO and its constituents to build the post-coronavirus world...

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    COVID 19 Pandemic: Stimulating the Economy Recovery and Jobs

    18 June 2020

    The ILO policy framework is hinged on four key pillars in tackling the COVID-19 crisis on the basis of International Labour Standards. What can trade unions do to implement the pillar on stimulating the economy and jobs?Learn more here...

  10. ILO supports Jordan’s agricultural sector during COVID-19 pandemic

    15 June 2020

    As part of its COVID-19 response in Jordan, the ILO is working with labour committees and farm owners to raise awareness and protect agricultural workers.

  11. Covid-19 Prevention mitigation measures: Ten Action Points for Trade Unions

    10 June 2020

    Across the globe, Governments are now confronted with the major challenge of putting in place appropriate exit strategies to come out of COVID-19 pandemic.What is the role of trade unions during lockdowns, shutdowns and re-opening? Learn more here...

May 2020

  1. COVID-19 Pandemic: Youth and Trade unions in digital work

    26 May 2020

    Since 2000, the development of technologies has seen an increase in the number of digital work and digital labour platforms in both developing and developed countries. At the same, with the onset of Covid-19 pandemic and the numerous restrictive lockdown measures, many organizations have resorted to teleworking, which is a form of digital work.

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    COVID-19 and the ILO Recommendation 205

    19 May 2020

    The ILO Recommendation No 205 on Employment and Decent Work for Peace and Resilience, adopted in 2017 (R205) deals with crises arising from both conflicts and disasters and it is very topical as it gives guidance for situation such as the one we are facing now with COVID-19.

  3. Impact of COVID -19 on vulnerable workers in Jordan

    01 May 2020

    ILO assessment highlights vulnerabilities of informally employed workers as a result of lockdown measures aimed to contain the COVID-19 virus in Jordan.

April 2020

  1. Protecting Workers in the Informal Economy during COVID-19 Pandemic

    30 April 2020

    The global Coronavirus pandemic is profoundly affecting the world of work.What do workers in the informal need and how can policy makers protect their lives and livelihoods? Learn more here...

  2. Safety & Health everyone's responsibility - English

    28 April 2020

  3. Global impact and response to the COVID-19 pandemic

    23 April 2020

    Presentation of the Director-General on the global impact and response to the COVID-19 pandemic, presented at the G20 extraordinary Labour and Employment Ministerial Meeting (LEMM) (23 April, virtual meeting).

  4. COVID-19 and Jordan's Agriculture Sector: Staying Safe

    14 April 2020

    Despite a lockdown that has hampered most economic activity, Jordan’s vital agricultural sector remains busy ensuring the country’s food supply is not disrupted. Farm workers have told the ILO about the safety measures they are taking to protect themselves and others during the coronavirus outbreak.

  5. Existing data and data gaps around women in leadership positions in the private sector

    08 April 2020

    Presentation prepared for the Empowerment and Progression of Women's Economic Representation (EMPOWER) meeting under the Saudi G20 Presidency (virtual meeting, 9 April 2020)

  6. Helping Disadvantaged Youth: Progress and Policy Action towards the Antalya G20 Youth Goal

    08 April 2020

    Presentation prepared for the 2nd Employment Working Group (EWG) meeting under the Saudi G20 Presidency (virtual meeting, 8 April 2020)