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November 2021

  1. © Vitor Marinho 2022

    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.

  2. 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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    COP26

    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.

  4. © Better Work 2022

    Better Work

    New joint ILO-IFC programme launched with support of EU in the apparel industry in Madagascar

    03 November 2021

    Industry leaders launched the Better Work Madagascar programme to transform the country’s apparel industry by improving working conditions and business productivity. The programme will contribute to the creation of decent employment and inclusive growth.

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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 2022

    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. © ILO 2022

    Press release

    Italy ratifies the ILO Convention (No. 190) on the elimination of violence and harassment in the world of work

    29 October 2021

    Italy has ratified the ILO Violence and Harassment Convention, 2019 (No. 190), becoming the ninth country in the world and the second European country that ratified this Convention.

  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 2022

    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. 2021 Labor Overview Series

    ILO calls for universal social protection in Latin America and the Caribbean following the severe impact of COVID-19

    26 October 2021

    The pandemic has setback contributory social security coverage and put strong pressure on non-contributory schemes that had served to address income loss and poverty in the region. Strengthening social protection, universalizing its coverage and improving its governance is vital, says a new ILO study.