Future of Work
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...
Virtual Global Summit
15 June 2020
COVID-19 and ILO projects and programmes
10 June 2020
The world of work is being profoundly affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. In addition to the threat to public health, the economic and social disruption threatens the long-term livelihoods and wellbeing of millions. The ILO and its constituents – Governments, workers and employers – are playing a crucial role in combating the effects of the outbreak, to build a safer, healthier, and human-centred future of work with social justice for all.
08 June 2020
This paper examines the projected labour force participation trends of older workers to 2030 and discusses the future of economic dependency for developing, emerging and developed countries.
World Environment Day
05 June 2020
World Environment Day 2020 falls in the midst of the worst human crisis of modern times. It reminds us that even as we work to get past COVID-19, we cannot delay action on Climate Change and environmental sustainability. Building back better means building back green.
Employment Situation in Latin America and the Caribbean (Number 22): The challenges of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19)
21 May 2020
ECLAC and the ILO presented a new joint publication in which they analyze labour challenges in the wake of the pandemic. The organizations indicate that the crisis will likely cause 11.5 million more people to be unemployed in Latin America and the Caribbean.
14 May 2020
COVID-19 and gender equality
14 May 2020
Fighting deep-rooted gender inequality must be part of countries’ responses to the crisis, says high-level meeting on the role of women in the post-COVID future.
Global Deal for Decent Work & Inclusive Growth - Thematic Brief
12 May 2020
01 May 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic has laid bare in the cruellest way, the extraordinary precariousness and injustices of our world of work, says ILO Director-General, Guy Ryder.