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November 2023

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    European Employment and Social Rights Forum

    ILO underlines importance of human-centered approach to artificial intelligence

    16 November 2023

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    ILO highlights the relevance of ILO and UN Resolutions on the social and solidarity economy at a European Congress in San Sebastián

    14 November 2023

    ILO Assistant Director-General for Jobs and Social Protection, Mia Seppo, intervened in the high-level panel on the "Plan of Action on Social Economy and the UN Resolution on Social and Solidarity Economy (SSE): tools for scaling up the Social Economy", stressing the role of the social economy in promoting more inclusive growth.

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    ILO stresses need for quality care jobs and decent work for domestic workers

    14 November 2023

    At a congress on domestic and home care in Europe, Lieve Verboven discussed the increasing demand for health and social care, and the need to ensure quality care jobs, which would also help reduce labour shortages in the sector.

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    Just transition and social justice were the focus of the high-level event of the Spanish presidency with the participation of the ILO

    02 November 2023

    The ILO office for Spain participated in the high-level event organised on 26 and 27 October in Ponferrada by the Ministry of Ecological Transition and Demographic Challenge on the occasion of the Spanish Presidency of the Council of the European Union (EU).

October 2023

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    EU-funded ILO project "Innovative solutions for formalization in Latin America and the Caribbean" presented at EU-Andean conference

    31 October 2023

    During a high-level event on labour informality, freedom of association and the fight against child labour organized by the European Commission, the ILO presented the ongoing impact of its project to formalize employment in Latin America and the Caribbean, and discussed the enabling conditions to keep on track.

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    Integration of decent work in the development of agri-food value chains

    27 October 2023

    At an Evaluation meeting organized by the Belgian Development Cooperation, the ILO shared insights on the promotion of decent work in agricultural value chains in low-income countries.

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    ILO promotes gender mainstreaming in trade agreements before the European Parliament

    24 October 2023

    The ILO Deputy Regional Director for Africa addressed the European Parliament's Committee on International Trade (INTA) to discuss the impact of horizontal trade policies on gender. He suggested initiatives to reconcile international trade agreements and women's economic empowerment.

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    Occupational safety and health

    Central Java takes bold steps to enhance occupational safety and health on fishing vessels

    23 October 2023

    ILO continues to be at the forefront of efforts to promote occupational safety and health in the fishing industry, enhancing the capacity of labour inspectors to prevent risks and hazards onboard fishing vessels.

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    International education conference explores access to decent jobs for youth

    17 October 2023

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    How to ensure decent work and job quality for essential workers

    10 October 2023

    Whilst key workers generate considerable benefits and kept our societies and economies afloat during the pandemic, they lack decent working conditions. A joint Eurofound-ILO event discussed this.