News about digital labour platforms


  1. © Tamara Merino / IMF 2024

    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.

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    ILO Skills Challenge Innovation Call: winning proposals from Ecuador and Comoros start their innovation journey

    05 April 2022

    Winning entries of the 2nd and 3rd Skills Challenge Innovation Calls were successfully launched in Ecuador and Comoros, with winning teams, partners and their networks expressing their commitment to support e-formality through skills development in Latin America and the Caribbean and around the prevention of forced labour through skills and lifelong learning in Africa.

  3. Informal ministerial meeting of the Ministers of Labour (EPSCO)

    The impact of digital and climate transitions on the labour market

    15 February 2022

    In a video statement to the EU labour ministers of the Employment, Social Policy, Health and Consumer Affairs Council (EPSCO), ILO Director-General, Guy Ryder, addresses the “need to accelerate and to steer the transition to a greener, more sustainable, more digital economy”.

  4. Skills stories

    Strengthening digital TVET in Ukraine

    10 February 2022

    In collaboration with the Ministry of Education and Science, the ILO project, “E-TVET in Ukraine: Training continuity and modernization during COVID-19 and beyond,” helped to develop quality e-Learning solutions for technical and vocational education and training (TVET) institutes across the country.

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    Occupational safety and health in teleworking

    Crucial changes needed to protect workers’ health while teleworking

    02 February 2022

    New analysis from the ILO and WHO sets out recommendations for safe and productive hybrid and teleworking.

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    2021 Labour Overview

    ILO: After two years of the pandemic, labour market recovery has been insufficient in Latin America and the Caribbean

    01 February 2022

    With an unemployment rate of 9.6 per cent and one in two workers in informality, the region must face the prospect of a prolongation of the COVID-19 crisis in employment, says a new regional Labour Overview report by the ILO.

  7. © Nenad Stojkovic 2024

    Digitalization and the finance sector

    Improve the policy environment to reap the benefits of digitalization in the finance sector, says ILO

    31 January 2022

    A better framework would harness the full potential of technological innovation in the financial sector, which provides jobs for more than 50 million people, and help achieve decent work and sustainable enterprise development.

  8. © Ars Electronica - Robert Bauer 2024


    Digital platform workers talk about their experience

    12 January 2022

    Find out about the world of digital labour platforms and the people who work on them, via our interactive map.

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    12th Academy on Social and Solidarity Economy - Elective 6: SSE, Local Economic Development and social innovation

    10 January 2022


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    ILO InfoStory

    Working from home: From invisibility to decent work

    11 November 2021

    The laws that govern the labour market have not been designed with the home as a workplace in mind. What does this mean for workers and employers? How can we ensure decent work for homeworkers?