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November 2021

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    Social dialogue

    ILO launches new tool on social dialogue

    15 November 2021

    The new ILO tool, which outlines steps to create effective and inclusive social dialogue, will assist with the achievement of several UN Sustainable Development Goals.

  2. ILO in action

    We work to end child labour in DR Congo’s cobalt mines

    09 November 2021

    ILO Chief Technical Advisor, Josée Blandine Ongotto, speaks from the field about the COTECCO Project, which is combating child labour in cobalt mining in the Democratic Republic of Congo, with funding from the US Department of Labor.

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    Social protection

    ILO reaches ratification target for landmark social security Convention

    08 November 2021

    Paraguay has become the 60th country to ratify the flagship ILO social security Convention, No.102, reaching a target set in 2012 by the ILO’s Governing Body.

  4. Social protection

    Social protection for migrant workers, refugees and their families

    08 November 2021

    4.1 billion individuals worldwide have no access to social protection. This includes millions of migrant workers, refugees, and their families. They face legal and practical challenges to access social protection. Many options exist to secure and maintain social security rights across borders and address the protection gaps, inequalities and discrimination evidenced during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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    ILO welcomes COP26 Just Transition Declaration

    05 November 2021

    The ILO plays key role in developing the Just Transition Declaration, agreed at the UN Climate Summit in Glasgow.

  6. Article

    Entrepreneurial skills empower women of East Nusa Tenggara to build businesses

    04 November 2021

    Women in East Nusa Tenggara (NTT) benefit from the ILO training programmes held with its partners. The women participants are able to increase their incomes and realize their dreams. These are the stories of Bibi Dida and Semaya Atamai.

  7. ILO in action

    Small-holder farmers reap benefit of ILO rural development project

    03 November 2021

    ILO Chief Technical Advisor, Nashwa Belal, speaks from the field about the EYE Project in Egypt, which promotes rural development, while helping businesses in the country’s dairy sector.

  8. Video

    ILO: Pandemic hit on jobs worse than thought

    03 November 2021

    Market Edge of the ABS-CBN News Channel (ANC) looks at how hot or cold the labour market is, and where in the two-way speed recovery is the Philippines. International Labour Organization’s (ILO) Labour Economist for Asia and the Pacific Christian Viegelahn joins live from Bangkok and talks about the eighth edition of the ILO Monitor: COVID-19 and the world of work.

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    Greening the ILO

    What is the ILO doing to become greener?

    01 November 2021

    The ILO has been mainstreaming environmental sustainability in its operations and programmatic work.

October 2021

  1. G20 Leaders' Summit

    Sustainable development goals set back further by COVID-19 crisis

    31 October 2021

    The world was already badly off-track before the pandemic in realizing the UN Sustainable Development Goals. Now the situation has dramatically worsened, said ILO Director-General Guy Ryder in remarks at the G20 Leaders’ Summit.