News and events on the future of work
Lucas Mprechas, Founding Member and Coordinator of the Social Network for Social Solidarity and Regional Development (KAPA Network), Greece
25 November 2021
“Spotlight Interviews with Co-operators” is a series of interviews with cooperative and wider social and solidarity economy (SSE) policy makers, researchers and practitioners from around the world with whom ILO officials have crossed paths during the course of their work. On this occasion, the ILO interviewed Lucas Mprechas founder of the Social Network for Social Solidarity and Regional Development (KAPA Network) in Greece.
Supporting structural transformation for a better future of work
19 November 2021
This video highlights employment policies that are needed to support structural transformation and the process of transitions for workers and businesses towards new opportunities for a better future of work.
Young scientists have great roles to play for a better future of humanity and planet
15 November 2021
Employment policies for a job-rich recovery and a better future of work
This year’s symposium focused on the follow-up to the Global Call to Action for a human-centred recovery from the COVID-19 crisis that is inclusive, sustainable and resilient. Towards this aim, it reviewed the available evidence and discussed policy approaches to assist ILO constituents in their efforts to promote labour market recovery and structural transformation processes that will shift economies to a new and better normal.
Q&A: On the 4th ILO Employment Policy Research Symposium
05 November 2021
This year’s Employment Policy Research Symposium, to be held on 15-16 November 2021, aims to provide concrete suggestions to follow up on the ILO Global Call to Action for a human-centred recovery from the COVID-19 crisis that is inclusive, sustainable and resilient. In this interview Aurelio Parisotto, Head of the Employment and Economic Analyses Unit in the ILO’s Employment Policy Department, talks about how the symposium will contribute to realizing this goal as we build a new and better normal.
New joint ILO-IFC programme launched with support of EU in the apparel industry in Madagascar
03 November 2021
Industry leaders launched the Better Work Madagascar programme to transform the country’s apparel industry by improving working conditions and business productivity. The programme will contribute to the creation of decent employment and inclusive growth.
Thinking the labour market for a job-rich economic recovery in the Commonwealth of Independent States
WEBINAR V "Economic growth and employment: pro employment policies boosting the labour demand”
Global shifts in the employment structure
This workshop will bring together the research teams from the JRC and Eurofound, colleagues from the European Commission, the ILO and external experts to discuss the conceptual framework of the research and the methodologies to analyse recent changes in the employment structure for a selection of EU and non-EU countries.
The UN Task Force on Social and Solidarity Economy (UNTFSSE) held its 37th regular meeting
22 October 2021
The 37th UNTFSSE meeting was virtually held on 21 October 2021 and brought together almost 50 participants from seven UN member organizations (ILO, UNRISD, UNDESA, UNDP, UNCTAD, ESCAP) and OECD, thirteen observer organizations (CIRIEC, EURICSE, Catalyst2030, EMES, DIESIS, GSEF, Euclid Network, Social Economy Europe, SSE International Forum, RIPESS, CSEND, EESC and ICA) and two resource persons.
Renewable energy jobs have reached 12 million globally
21 October 2021
Ahead of COP26, a report by IRENA and ILO underscores the jobs potential of an ambitious climate strategy and calls for comprehensive policies in support of a just transition to a greener future.