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.
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.
18 October 2021
The organizations step up their efforts to work for a sustainable energy future that promotes decent work for all.
Annual Meetings of the World Bank and the IMF
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.
13 October 2021
Natural disasters threaten to wipe out years of development progress in some areas of the world. Ahead of COP26, the ILO calls for greater global cooperation to reduce natural disaster risk and provide support to those impacted by climate change and natural disasters.
COVID-19 recovery and climate action
A more ambitious financing strategy to enable the world to build back more inclusively and sustainably is feasible, says a new ILO paper
07 October 2021
Bolder use of the existing international financial architecture could accelerate worldwide COVID-19 recovery and climate action, including in low- and lower-middle-income countries, says a new ILO research paper.
UN General Assembly
28 September 2021
Deeply diverging recoveries threaten to undermine trust and solidarity and make the world more vulnerable to future crises, including climate change. In response the UN and ILO have established a ‘Global Accelerator’ to help ensure global financing to create 400 million jobs and extend social protection to 4 billion people currently without coverage.
Decent Work in Garment Supply Chains Asia
On 7 September, the ILO participated in the Sustainable Recovery through Sustainable Fashion: A Focus on the Environmental Dimensions discussion.
Technical meeting on the future of decent and sustainable work in urban transport services
06 September 2021
An ILO Technical meeting on the future of decent and sustainable work in urban transport services emphasized the sector’s role in the achievement of sustainable cities and communities.
Jobs and nature
01 September 2021
The Memorandum of Understanding between the two agencies aims to make biodiversity an integral part of the agenda to promote decent work and advance social justice.