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March 2021

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    Gender equality

    How to strengthen gender measures and data in the COVID-19 era

    01 March 2021

    The COVID-19 pandemic has hit sectors where women are over-represented the hardest: tourism, retail, care economy... Yet the pandemic has also exposed data collection gaps that undermine our ability to craft effective policy responses.

February 2021

  1. Video

    Sussex University Future of Work Hub Webinar Video

    25 February 2021

  2. Committee of Experts on the Application of Conventions and Recommendations (CEACR)

    Q&A with Corinne Vargha on the launch of the 2021 CEACR Report

    25 February 2021

    The Committee of Experts on the Application of Conventions and Recommendations (CEACR) is one of the key elements of the ILO’s supervisory system for International Labour Standards. It is an independent body composed of 20 high-level legal experts, charged with examining the application of ILO Conventions and Recommendations by ILO Member States. It has just published its annual report. ILO News discussed the main findings with Corinne Vargha, Director of the International Labour Standards Department.

  3. Automotive industry

    Urgent need to promote decent and sustainable work in the automotive industry

    24 February 2021

    With the COVID-19 crisis placing massive economic strains on the automotive industry, governments, workers’ and employers’ representatives agree a roadmap to ensure a future that works for all in the sector.

  4. ILO Infostory

    Can digital labour platforms create fair competition and decent jobs?

    23 February 2021

    Explore this InfoStory to find out how digital labour platforms impact workers and enterprises around the world and why there is an urgent need for regulatory coherence for the platform economy.

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    Workers' rights

    ILO statement on Myanmar

    23 February 2021

    The ILO has issued a statement following allegations of harassment and intimidation of trade unionists in Myanmar by police and military authorities.

  6. Vision Zero Fund High–Level Forum

    Improving safety and health in global supply chains vital for development

    23 February 2021

    The COVID-19 pandemic has shown what happens when occupational safety and health systems are under-resourced and unprepared. Improving the protection of working people, particularly in global supply chains, is vital for social and economic development, ILO Director-General, Guy Ryder, told a meeting of the Vision Zero Fund.

  7. Our impact, their voices

    Additional incomes help rural communities of Timor-Leste during the pandemic

    22 February 2021

    To assist the economic recovery, the ILO with support from its social partners in Timor-Leste support rural communities to survive the COVID-19 pandemic by providing direct employment opportunities.

  8. World Day of Social Justice

    ILO Director-General calls for greater equality on World Day of Social Justice

    19 February 2021

    ILO Director-General Guy Ryder calls for global solidarity to support the vaccine roll-out and economic and social recovery from the COVID-19 crisis, in his message for World Day of Social Justice.

  9. Automotive industry

    Interview with Ms Erika Liévano

    19 February 2021

    Ms Erika Liévano, Chairperson of the ILO technical meeting on the future of work in the automotive industry (15-19 February 2021), shares her views on the changes the sector is undergoing and her experience chairing the first virtual sectoral meeting.