19 July 2021
A new policy brief shows that the disproportionate job and income losses suffered by women during the pandemic will persist in the near future.
30 June 2021
A new ILO report estimates that between 2017 and 2019 the number of people migrating for work internationally increased from 164 to 169 million.
29 June 2021
The ILO-Brussels Office is looking for an intern to join its team for a period of six months (1/9/2021 – 28/2/2022). The internship offers excellent learning opportunities and exposure.
International Journal of Labour Research
24 June 2021
The new edition of the International Journal of Labour Research explores strategies to help workers and their organizations shape COVID-19 response policies and advocate for social justice and workers’ rights.
G20 Labour and Employment Ministerial Meeting
23 June 2021
The Declaration issued at the conclusion of the G20 Labour and Employment Ministerial Meeting in Italy echoes the ILO Global Call to Action for a Human-Centred Recovery, adopted by delegates at the June session of the 2021 International Labour Conference.
High-level Dialogue for Action on child labour
17 June 2021
Domestic work – Convention C189
15 June 2021
On the tenth anniversary of the Domestic Workers’ Convention, the COVID-19 pandemic has exposed continued vulnerabilities of domestic workers in the labour market.
World Day Against Child Labour
10 June 2021
The International Labour Organization and UNICEF warn nine million additional children at risk as a result of COVID-19 pandemic.
WESO Trends 2021
02 June 2021
ILO projections highlight the danger of a COVID-19 labour market legacy of increased geographic and demographic inequality, rising poverty and fewer decent jobs.
Improving access to protection and remedy for human trafficking victims for the purpose of labour exploitation in Belgium and the Netherlands
20 May 2021
ILO-Brussels has launched a technical study examining access to protection and remedy for victims of human trafficking for the purpose of labour exploitation in Belgium and the Netherlands. Both countries recently ratified the ILO Protocol Forced Labour which emphasises in particular the access to protection and remedy for victims of forced labour and human trafficking. We interviewed Irene Wintermayr and Amy Weatherburn, authors of the study.