Technical workshop on Care, Decent Work and Macroeconomic Policy
This technical workshop will showcase results of the UN Women and - ILO Joint Programme collaboration, inform on key lessons learnt, share innovative approaches, and reflect on issues and strategic future perspectives on care, decent work and macroeconomic policy.
The Global Accelerator: What it is and what it does in the future of work
12 January 2023
In the face or multiple global challenges, the Global Accelerator on Jobs and Social Protection for Just Transitions has been launched to increase coordination of the multilateral system’s efforts to help countries create 400 million decent jobs in both developed and emerging economies, and to extend social protection to 4 billion people who are currently excluded.
Employment Policy Department Newsletter, Nov/Dec 2022
25 November 2022
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.