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December 2020

  1. World AIDS Day

    A tireless fighter against HIV stigma

    01 December 2020

    Baby Rivona Nasution has dedicated her life to fighting stigma and discrimination against people living with HIV in Indonesia. She actively promotes their right to contribute to every aspect of life, including the right to decent work.

  2. COVID-19 and the World of Work

    COVID-19: How to combat stigma and discrimination at the workplace?

    01 December 2020

    COVID-19 outbreak has provocated stigma and discrimination against people perceived to have been in contact with the virus or people with certain ethnic backgrounds, nationalities and migrants. How trade unions can address stigma and discrimination at the workplace? Learn more here...

November 2020

  1. Video

    Highlights video: How employment and decent work can contribute to peace and social cohesion in the time of COVID-19

    30 November 2020

    Video summarizing the main messages of the virtual event held on 28 September 2020

  2. © Marcin Jozwiak 2021

    Work-life balance

    Working mothers squeezed out of labour force by COVID-19

    30 November 2020

    Families are making tough decisions about who keeps their paid job and who quits to provide the unpaid care needed at home during the COVID-19 crisis. Mainly it is women who are sacrificing their careers.

  3. Cooperatives

    ILO COOP 100 - Cooperating for Social Justice and Decent Work Since 1920

    27 November 2020

    To mark the 100th anniversary of its Cooperatives Unit, the ILO has produced a video showing how it has worked with cooperatives to advance social justice and promote decent work.

  4. © ILO 2021

    COVID-19: Supporting enterprises, jobs and incomes

    Cash flow the biggest problem facing business during COVID-19 crisis

    27 November 2020

    Micro and small enterprises worst affected by COVID-19 pandemic, says a survey of 4,500 enterprises in 45 countries.

  5. UNIC Blog

    Adjusting the way we work during the COVID-19 pandemic

    25 November 2020

    This is an excerpt from the new blog series of the United Nations Information Centres (UNIC), which includes comments from experts active in various fields, including senior Japanese staff members from the United Nations. This contribution is from Mito Tsukamoto, Chief of the Development and Investment Branch, ILO Employment Policy Department.

  6. ILO Ressources

    New ILO Collection of Publications for Workers

    25 November 2020

    Discover the new Workers digital collection with over 1400 ILO publications dedicated to workers and their organizations.

  7. Virtual “1+6” Roundtable

    Promoting World Economic Recovery and Growth in the Post-COVID-19 Era

    24 November 2020

    ILO Director-General, Guy Ryder's, remarks to the Fifth “1+6” Roundtable Dialogue.

  8. G20 Leaders’ Summit

    G20 nations need to lead a global response to pandemic

    22 November 2020

    In a speech at the G20 Leaders’ Summit in Saudi Arabia, ILO Director-General Guy Ryder outlined the steps needed to restore economic growth and jobs in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.