News

November 2022

  1. Employment Policy Department Newsletter, Nov/Dec 2022

    25 November 2022

  2. High-level meeting on “Social Dialogue With and For Youth”

    This high-level meeting for invited participants aims to trigger discussion and debate on the issue of social dialogue with and for youth.

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    Global shifts in employment structure: A new geography of jobs?

    09 November 2022

    Over more than a decade, a series of economic crises have rocked the labour markets, eliminating millions of jobs in some sectors and spawning millions of new ones in others. This podcast examines the extent of these changes in employment structures, and how they affect different regions of the world and the future of work.

  4. First Global Careers Month to highlight importance of investing in career guidance

    08 November 2022

    The Inter-Agency Career Guidance Working Group (IAG CGWG) has launched the first Global Careers Month, which will run from 8 November to 13 December.

October 2022

  1. First Global Careers Month kicks off on 8 November

    The first Global Careers Month is being launched in November. Organized jointly by the Inter-Agency Career Guidance Working Group, the initiative aims to shine a spotlight on the importance of career guidance in helping individuals access decent work, careers, and the support they need to plan and develop their careers. The event runs from 8 November to 13 December.

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    Digital transformation in Rwanda: Is it creating a new future of work?

    17 October 2022

    The global phenomenon of digitalization is increasingly going local. Worldwide, informal online platform work is growing, creating new jobs. This podcast looks at Rwandan jobs in the digital era.

  3. Algorithmic management: what it is, what it does and what it means for the future of work

    10 October 2022

    Algorithmic management has been seen as a positive technological and digital factor in the organization of economic activity, but it also raises a range of challenges. While some may see it useful for increasing organizational ability to control and monitor complex economic and work processes, the increasing capacity to collect, store and process digital information also raises questions about privacy and personal space in the workplace.

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    Algorithmic management: What it is, what it does and what it means for the future of work

    10 October 2022

    Algorithmic management has been seen as a positive technological and digital factor in the organization of economic activity, but it also comes with a range of challenges. This episode examines these issues.

September 2022

  1. 3.6 million jobs may have been affected by the floods in Pakistan

    28 September 2022

    2.36 to 3.6 million jobs may have been lost and/or disrupted as a result of the worst ever floods in the history of Pakistan that devastated more than 84 districts of Pakistan, the Ministry of Overseas Pakistanis and HRD briefed the media on initial estimates calculated by the ILO.

  2. The impact of trade union and democracy rights on trade: An industry-level study

    EMPLOYMENT Seminar #41. The seminar will present a paper that endeavours to shed light on the impact of freedom of association and collective bargaining rights on international trade by using new indicators in law and in practice developed by the authors, along with the Freedom House democracy indicators.