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  1. Virtual Global Summit

    ILO Global Summit builds commitment to create better world of work after COVID-19

    13 July 2020

    Global leaders discussed strategies to ensure the world of work after the COVID-19 pandemic tackles the vulnerabilities exposed by the outbreak, including a lack of social protection, the informal economy, inequality and climate change.

  2. Event

    High-level Political Forum - PAGE: Green Economy & COVID-19 Recovery: Implications for the Decade of Action on SDGs

    The Partnership for Action on Green Economy (PAGE) is hosting a side event at the High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development on 13 July at 8am New York time (2pm Geneva time).

  3. News

    ILO COOP 100 Webinar III - Cooperatives for Climate Action

    06 July 2020

    The webinar focused on climate action, the theme for this year’s International Day of Cooperatives. Four speakers presented on the role of cooperatives in climate change mitigation and adaptation and discussed ways to scale up efforts toward a greener and better future.

  4. International Day of Cooperatives

    How cooperatives can help Brazil’s waste pickers build back from COVID-19

    03 July 2020

    This year’s International Day of Cooperatives on 4 July will focus on climate action. Waste pickers’ cooperatives in Brazil are examples of how cooperatives can help combat climate change, while facing the challenges thrown up by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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    International Day of Cooperatives

    ILO Director-General’s statement for the International Day of Cooperatives 2020

    03 July 2020

    The 2020 International Day of Cooperatives is marked on Saturday 4 July under the theme "Cooperatives for Climate Action" which is closely linked to SDG13. On this occasion ILO Director-General Guy Ryder has issued a statement.

  6. Video

    Cooperatives for Climate Action - International Day of Cooperatives 2020

    02 July 2020

  7. News

    Achieving a Just Transition in the Pursuit of Global Sustainability

    17 June 2020

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    World Oceans Day

    ILO: Release more than 150,000 seafarers trapped on board ships due to COVID-19

    08 June 2020

    Seafarers should be treated as ‘key workers’ so they can safely return home, says the International Labour Organization.

  9. © Gabriel Kamener, Sown Together 2020

    World Environment Day

    Grasp the silver lining of the COVID-19 pandemic

    05 June 2020

    As countries begin easing lockdown restrictions, now is the time to build on the positive gains for the environment that have occurred during the pandemic.

  10. ILO Caribbean Resilience Project

    ILO and SALISES-UWI virtual research presentation and panel discussion on labour markets and resilience in the Caribbean

    The research is part of on-going collaboration with SALISES-UWI, and IDB, and is financed within the framework of the ILO’s Caribbean Resilience Project.