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  1. ILO Monitor on the World of Work

    ILO: Labour market recovery goes into reverse

    23 May 2022

    Recovery in the global labour market is threatened by multiple and interlinked global crises, as well as increasing inequalities, according to the latest ILO report on the world of work.

  2. ILO-UNDP joint event at the World Reconstruction Conference 5

    Technical session on mechanisms for strengthening social protection and local recovery

    The event focused on how to build resilience through recovery in a post COVID-19 world by providing examples of innovative social protection measures and encouraging the development of integrated policy solutions that create decent work and strengthen social protection to "build forward" together, new and better.

  3. Labour migration

    Linking Policy, Evidence and Practice from Global Compact for Migration to Paris Agreement

    Climate change impacts and increases human vulnerabilities related to decent work deficits, crisis and conflict.

  4. © Ninara 2023

    Economic and social development in LDCs

    Progress in Least Developed Countries stalled by multiple crises

    29 April 2022

    Structural weaknesses in Least Developed Countries (LDCs) will be exacerbated if they are not able to fully participate in the global recovery.

  5. International Mother Earth Day 2022

    Jobs and a just transition for all in a healthy planet

    26 April 2022

    On the occasion of the International Mother Earth Day of 22 April, the ILO, together with the Geneva Environment Network, hosted an event to highlight the nexus between environment sustainability and decent work, which was co-sponsored by Sweden.

  6. ILO in action

    Tunisia adapts to climate change through local development

    22 April 2022

    In Tunisia the ILO is working with local municipal governments to promote employment through the development of infrastructure, which is resilient and adaptive to climate change. Jad Boubaker, Chief Technical Advisor of the European Union-financed project "Pilot Initiative for Integrated Local Development" (IPDLI), explains.

  7. © Stefan Grozdev 2023

    Voices

    I dreamed a forest into life

    22 April 2022

    Raya Ubenova asked herself what she could do about climate change. Her solution: to plant a forest of 7,500 trees in her home country, Bulgaria.

  8. Annual Meetings of the World Bank and the IMF

    Statement by Mr Guy Ryder, Director-General, International Labour Organization, to the Development Committee

    22 April 2022

  9. © Tamara Merino / IMF 2023

    Spring Meetings of the IMF and World Bank

    Invest in a greener and more inclusive human-centred recovery ILO tells World Bank and IMF

    21 April 2022

    In statements to the annual meetings of the IMF and the World Bank Group, ILO Director-General, Guy Ryder, emphasized the urgency of fostering a human-centred recovery amid a fragile outlook for 2022.

  10. Annual Meetings of the World Bank and the IMF

    Statement by Mr Guy Ryder, Director-General, International Labour Organization, to the IMFC

    21 April 2022