News about digital labour platforms


  1. News

    Promoting decent jobs and social justice for youth during two-week Academy in Turin

    27 July 2023

    More than 100 participants from around the globe came together in Turin for the first in-person Youth Employment Academy since the COVID-19 pandemic.

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    G20 Labour and Employment Ministers’ Meeting

    ILO calls on G20 for international solidarity to close the global decent work divide

    21 July 2023

    The G20 Labour and Employment Ministers' meeting highlighted the need to sustainably finance social protection, to extend social security to more workers, including in the gig and platform economy, and to address the global skills gap.

  3. Digital economy

    ILO and Rwanda partner up to boost decent jobs for youth in the digital economy

    12 July 2023

    The International Labour Organization (ILO) announces a new development cooperation project, designed to promote employment for Rwanda's youth.

  4. News

    Community of Practice established to foster an inclusive digital economy in Kenya

    11 July 2023

    The ILO and government partners convened a two-day visioning workshop to establish a Community of Practice on promoting a Kenyan digital economy that is more productive, sustainable and inclusive for all.

  5. News

    With Uganda embracing digital transformation of jobs, stakeholders gather to discuss opportunities and challenges

    01 June 2023

    The ILO brought together government, private sector actors and social partners to discuss findings of its exploratory assessment of the microwork and gig economy in Uganda and gathered recommendations on how to improve digital skills training and devise pathways into digitally enabled jobs for young people.

  6. EMG Nexus Dialogues on Sustainable Consumption and Production

    Digitalization for Circular Economy and Green Jobs for Youth

    24 May 2023

    The first nexus dialogue underscored the importance of collaboration, innovation, and policy coherence in realizing the full potential of digitalization as a catalyst for advancing the circular economy and creating green jobs for youth.

  7. News

    Migration Summit 2023: gauging challenges and prospects in hiring refugees for freelance work

    21 April 2023

    Online labour platform representatives, researchers and digital skills training providers convened at the Migration Summit 2023 to exchange views, approaches and lived experiences around the challenges and opportunities in hiring refugees in freelance work.

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    International Digital Women’s Day

    ILO equips women-led micro and small businesses with digital skills with Microsoft's support

    17 April 2023

    The Women in Digital Business (WIDB) initiative will support 30,000 women entrepreneurs in 10 countries.

  9. News

    Social dialogue promotes decent work in Kenya’s digital economy

    14 April 2023

    In a first-of-its-kind national social dialogue for Kenya on an inclusive digital transformation, ILO, government, social partners and the voices of key sector stakeholders convened to promote a digital transformation that is more productive and inclusive of all.

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    Better Work

    A responsible transition to digital wages: A timely step for Cambodia

    02 March 2023

    Soriya is a worker in one of the garment factories receiving services from Better Factories Cambodia that has recently transitioned to digital wages. For many garment workers, adapting to this new way of receiving wages has been challenging.