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October 2021

  1. Video

    ILO, Japan join hands with indigenous peoples for decent work and safe water

    19 October 2021

    Indigenous peoples consider the new water system as a blessing. Built under the ILO Japan Water and Sanitation Project, the water system provides access to safe and clean water, and promotes peace and decent work in Renti, Upi, Maguindanao.

  2. © Lisa Marie David / IMF 2021

    Energy transition

    IRENA and ILO work together for a just and inclusive transition to a sustainable energy future

    18 October 2021

    The organizations step up their efforts to work for a sustainable energy future that promotes decent work for all.

  3. COVID-19 and the World of Work

    Tongan Minister of Trade and Economic Development Q&A feature for the Sept/Oct 2021 edition of the MPTF Informal Economies Recovery Project Monthly Newsletter

    18 October 2021

    Hon. Tatafu Toma Moeaki

  4. Asia-Pacific labour market insights

    Labour productivity trends in Asia and the Pacific highlight uneven COVID-19 impacts

    18 October 2021

    Enhanced labour productivity is key to boost living standards and is prioritized in the Sustainable Development Goals. In Asia and the Pacific, growth in labour productivity has been instrumental in reducing poverty in recent decades.

  5. Video

    How does the world of work contribute to peace?

    15 October 2021

  6. Video

    Sustainable supply chains to build forward better

    14 October 2021

    A European Commission - ILO joint initiative addresses challenges and opportunities to advance decent work in five global supply chains for a fair, resilient, and sustainable COVID-19 crisis recovery.

  7. Annual Meetings of the World Bank and the IMF

    Guy Ryder: 'The pressing need is to stimulate economic recovery that is inclusive, sustainable and resilient'

    14 October 2021

    Remarks by Mr Guy Ryder, ILO Director-General, to International Monetary and Financial Committee (IMFC).

  8. © Mark Chaves / Unsplash 2021

    Annual meetings of the IMF and the World Bank Group

    ILO: The world needs a global accelerator for jobs and social protection

    14 October 2021

    In a statement to the annual meetings of the IMF and the World Bank Group, ILO Director-General, Guy Ryder, warned of a two-track recovery from the COVID-19 crisis and emphasized the need to increase investments in universal social protection, decent work and a just green transition. 

  9. Annual Meetings of the World Bank and the IMF

    Two-track recovery undermines trust and solidarity

    14 October 2021

    In a statement to the IMF and World Bank annual meetings, ILO Director-General, Guy Ryder said countries must increase investments in social protection, decent work and a just transition.

  10. Measurement of women and men’s work

    What to know when comparing data on women and men’s work

    13 October 2021

    An accurate measurement of women and men’s work is not straightforward. New guidance from the ILO and World Bank, based on a study done in collaboration with the Sri Lanka Department of Census and Statistics (DCS), aims to improve data collection for more reliable and meaningful results.