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October 2021

  1. © G20 2021

    G20 Leaders’ Summit

    ILO welcomes G20 endorsement of human-centred approach to COVID-19 recovery

    31 October 2021

    Include needs of working people and labour markets in pandemic recovery plans, ILO Director-General tells G20 leaders.

  2. G20 Leaders' Summit

    Great divergence’ threatens economic and employment recovery

    30 October 2021

    In remarks to a G20 Leaders’ Summit meeting on the global economy and health, ILO Director-General Guy Ryder warned of growing inequalities due to differences in fiscal stimulus and vaccination programmes.

  3. COP 26

    Prioritize world of work in implementation of Paris climate agreement

    28 October 2021

    Urgent measures to address climate change should prioritize decent work and a just transition to greener economies, says the International Labour Organization, ahead of COP26 climate change conference.

  4. © M.A. Hermann / MTA New York 2021

    COVID-19: ILO Monitor – 8th edition

    ILO: Employment impact of the pandemic worse than expected

    27 October 2021

    Ahead of the G20 Leaders’ Summit, ILO warns on stalled global labour market recovery and significant disparities between advanced and developing economies.

  5. UN Day

    ILO calls for global solidarity to build peaceful and sustainable future

    22 October 2021

    The world is faced by its biggest crises since the United Nations was established in 1945. A global pandemic and a climate emergency. It is humanity’s common agenda to address both and secure a resilient recovery for people and planet. Ahead of COP26, the ILO calls on all countries to work together for a more equitable, peaceful and sustainable future.

  6. Article

    A young entrepreneur rises above the COVID-19 pandemic

    21 October 2021

    Through the ILO’s enterpreneurship training programmes, a young entrepreneur in South Sulawesi is able to rebuild his business. The programmes are part of the UN joint programme focusing on employment and livelihoods.

  7. © Scottish Government 2021

    Energy transition

    Renewable energy jobs have reached 12 million globally

    21 October 2021

    Ahead of COP26, a report by IRENA and ILO underscores the jobs potential of an ambitious climate strategy and calls for comprehensive policies in support of a just transition to a greener future.

  8. © KB Mpofu / ILO 2021

    Media Advisory

    ILO to release new report on the effects of COVID-19 on labour markets

    20 October 2021

  9. Our impact, their voices

    Standing her ground

    20 October 2021

    Rural women and girls play a crucial yet often overlooked role in food security, nutrition, rural development, and building climate resilience. Arulrahini began farming four decades ago. From cultivating in the backyard of her home to breaking norms as an independent woman farmer, she shares her journey.

  10. Employment policy

    ILO launches new online database on employment policies and strategies to promote an inclusive job-rich recovery

    19 October 2021

    The online platform will serve as a unique worldwide reference and source of information on national employment policies, and strategies to promote youth employment.