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Latest news on how the COVID-19 pandemic is affecting the world of work plus a range of resources for journalists including, virtual press conferences, videos and contact information for interview requests.

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  1. ABS-CBN Market Edge with Michelle Ong

    ILO Global Forum shows urgent need for a human-centred recovery

    28 February 2022

    ILO Director-General Guy Ryder tells Market Edge that the global economy needs to be safer, fairer and more inclusive after the 'catastrophic' impact of COVID-19 the pandemic.

  2. Emirates News Agency, WAM

    ILO Global Forum concludes with renewed commitments to a recovery that puts people first

    26 February 2022

  3. KTN News Kenya

    Director-General, Guy Ryder discusses the post COVID-19 world of work

    25 February 2022

  4. Voice of America

    COVID Pandemic Worsens Prospect of Global Labor Recovery

    27 October 2021

  5. Reuters

    Global labour market hamstrung by unequal vaccine distribution - ILO

    27 October 2021

  6. CNN

    Global employment recovery won’t finish until 2023

    04 June 2021

    Guy Ryder joins Quest Means Business to call on governments to narrow jobs inequality caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.

  7. © PTI 2024

    The Times of India

    No recovery in global jobs till 2023: ILO

    03 June 2021

  8. © ILO / bloomberg 2024


    Global Economy Will Still Be 23 Million Jobs Short Next Year

    02 June 2021

  9. Financial Times

    ILO warns of pandemic’s lasting damage to global labour market

    02 June 2021

  10. © Mike Blake / Reuters 2024

    Al Jazeera

    Job loss to remain high due to slow vaccines, COVID variants: ILO

    02 June 2021