Multimedia

September 2020

  1. Messages from key partners: How the new Guidance Tool can support the hospitality sector in Qatar to promote labour rights and fair recruitment

    23 September 2020

    This Guidance Tool has been developed as a resource to promote fair recruitment and employment standards in Qatar’s hospitality sector. It aims to support hotel companies to respond to labour rights challenges by implementing appropriate policies and exercising thorough and ongoing human and labour rights due diligence.

    Watch messages of H.E. Yousuf Mohamed Al Othman Fakhroo, Minister of Administrative Development, Labour and Social Affairs; H.E. Sheikh Khalifa bin Jassim Al-Thani, Chairman of Qatar Chamber for Commerce and Industry; H.E. Hassan Al Thawadi, Secretary General of Supreme Committee for Delivery and Legacy; Sharan Burrow, General Secretary of ITUC; and Roberto Suarez, Secretary General of IOE.

  2. Promoting fair recruitment and employment: A guidance tool for hotels in Qatar

    18 September 2020

    This Guidance Tool has been developed by as a resource to promote fair recruitment and employment standards in the hospitality sector in Qatar. It aims to support hotel companies in Qatar to respond to labour rights challenges by implementing appropriate policies and exercising thorough and ongoing human and labour rights due diligence.

  3. Workers help clear Beirut explosion wreckage under ILO programme

    09 September 2020

    ILO's Employment Intensive Infrastructure Programme (EIIP) creates 200 decent jobs for Lebanese nationals and Syrian refugees, 15 per cent of whom are women, in efforts to restore livelihoods and support the clear-up operation in Beirut.

August 2020

  1. The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on jobs and incomes in G20 economies

    19 August 2020

    Presentation of the ILO-OECD Covid-19 report, presented at the 3rd Employment Working Group (EWG) meeting under the Saudi G20 Presidency (virtual meeting, 19-20 August 2020)

  2. Women at Work in G20 countries: Progress and policy action

    19 August 2020

    Presentation of the ILO-OECD Women at Work report 2020, presented at the 3rd Employment Working Group (EWG) meeting under the Saudi G20 Presidency (virtual meeting, 19-20 August 2020)

  3. ILO supports Beirut explosion clearing efforts through decent job creation

    17 August 2020

    After the explosion that devastated parts of the Lebanese capital Beirut on August 4th, the International Labour Organization has mobilized its Employment Intensive Infrastructure Programme to clear the rubble, and in the process create decent jobs for Lebanese nationals and Syrian refugees.

July 2020

  1. COVID-19 pandemic: Why youth employment must be a priority for Unions?

    30 July 2020

    Young workers are over represented in sectors that have been hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic. The youth employment must be a priority on the agenda of trade unions. Here is why...

  2. COVID-19 pandemic and Migrant workers: What role for Trade Unions?

    30 July 2020

    There are 164 millions migrant workers around the world and they have been very impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. How can trade unions protect migrant workers during the COVID-19 crisis? Learn more here..

  3. COVID-19: Protecting yourself and others at work

    28 July 2020

    As businesses and workplaces re-open in Jordan, it is important to ensure a safe and healthy working environment to mitigate any risks of infection. This video, produced by the ILO in collaboration with Jordan's Ministry of Labour, highlights some of the steps that both workers and employers can take to ensure the safety of everyone at work.

  4. The labour market impact of COVID-19 and the implications for employment recovery

    07 July 2020

    Presentation prepared for the Framework Working Group meeting under the Saudi G20 Presidency (virtual meeting, 7-8 July 2020)

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 3rd Empowerment and Progression of Women's Economic Representation (EMPOWER) meeting under the Saudi G20 Presidency (virtual meeting, 28 August 2020)

  7. 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)

  8. 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.

  9. 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...