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  1. Asian dialogues on sustainability

    Asian dialogues on sustainability: “How is COVID-19 changing the digital landscape for the textile and garment industry?”

    COVID-19 has disrupted supply chains globally, resulting in reduced orders and incomes, factory closures and job losses. The implications for developing countries are enormous, potentially leading to strikes and social unrest. This webinar sheds light on the pandemic’s impact on the textile and garment industry in Asia.

  2. Agreement ILO/IOM

    ILO and IOM sign agreement to strengthen collaboration on migration governance

    23 October 2020

    To strengthen their work on migration and enable them to provide more policy and practical support to their members, the ILO and the IOM have signed an agreement on migration governance.

  3. Background note

    Labour relations and COVID-19 in Italy

    22 October 2020

    Find out how bipartite social dialogue between employers and trade unions was used to mitigate the COVID-19 crisis in Italy (occupational safety and health).

  4. Background note

    Labour relations and COVID-19 in Tunisia

    22 October 2020

    How bipartite social dialogue between employers and trade unions was used to mitigate the COVID-19 crisis in Tunisia (temporary wage subsidies).

  5. Event

    Evidence for amplifying women’s voice, representation & leadership

    As part of the Decent Work in Garment Supply Chains Asia project, the ILO and its International Training Center (ITCILO) are holding a five-part webinar series to explore social dialogue-based solutions for advancing gender equality in the garment and apparel sector in Asia. This webinar is the first in the series.

  6. © Fahad Abdullah Kaizer/UN Women 2020

    Garment sector in Asia and the Pacific

    Asia-Pacific garment industry suffers as COVID-19 impact ripples through supply chain

    21 October 2020

    Collapsing consumer demand, government lockdown measures and disruptions to raw material imports have taken their toll on the Asia Pacific garment industry, says a new ILO report.

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    Social dialogue

    Social dialogue crucial to tackling impact of COVID-19

    20 October 2020

    Agreements between governments, employers and workers help protect workers, businesses and economies during the COVID-19 pandemic, a new report says.

  8. Asian dialogues on sustainability

    Women’s leadership for gender equality in the garment sector

    As part of the Decent Work in Garment Supply Chains Asia project, the ILO and its International Training Center (ITCILO) are holding a five-part webinar series to explore social dialogue-based solutions for advancing gender equality in the garment and apparel sector in Asia.

  9. Background note

    Labour relations and COVID-19 in Germany

    12 October 2020

    Find out how bipartite social dialogue between employers and trade unions was used to mitigate the COVID-19 crisis in Germany (temporary wage subsidies).

  10. Fundamental principles and rights at work

    Issue paper on COVID-19 and fundamental principles and rights at work

    07 October 2020

    For the millions of workers already in vulnerable situations, the COVID-19 crisis can have devastating consequences: their fundamental rights at work are under threat, pushing them and their families towards greater insecurity. Safeguarding and extending fundamental principles and rights at work will therefore be critical to the success of both immediate and longer-term responses to the crisis in the world of work.