What's new

2021

  1. Publication

    Impact of COVID-19 on nexus between climate change and labour migration in selected South Asian countries: An exploratory study

    14 October 2021

    Climate change has been identified as the single greatest risk for achieving the 2030 Agenda on Sustainable Development Goals. In South Asia, the world of work can be affected by various aspects of climate change including extreme heat, flooding or drought, or that can cause a rise in water-borne diseases, dengue or malaria, or bring pests that damage crops, among other disasters. With the advent of the COVID-19 pandemic, many of the risks to the world of work have been magnified in both rural and urban areas, particularly in the informal economy.

  2. Statement

    Pandemic has called for revisiting the need for universal social security

    24 September 2021

    Dagmar Walter, Director, ILO-India, provided opening address at the ILO-IHD Virtual Consultative Workshop on “New Social Security Code and Strengthening Social Protection System in Eastern India”

  3. Event

    Towards a sustainable and resilient natural stone industry in Rajasthan

    The ILO is jointly organizing with the Government of Rajasthan, India, the virtual meeting “Promoting a sustainable and resilient natural stone industry in Rajasthan: Unveiling the Rajasthan Natural Stone Strategy 2021-2025”.

  4. Flagship Report

    World Social Protection Report 2020-22: Social protection at the crossroads – in pursuit of a better future

    01 September 2021

    This ILO flagship report provides a global overview of recent developments in social protection systems, including social protection floors, and covers the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.

  5. Statement

    Our response to COVID-19 pandemic should be rooted in social dialogue

    31 August 2021

    Satoshi Sasaki, Deputy Director, ILO-India, provided opening remarks at the World Vision – India webinar on Livelihood during the Pandemic- Challenges and Opportunities.

  6. Statement

    WISC will help respond to COVID-19 crisis

    31 August 2021

    Dagmar Walter, Director, ILO-India, provided address at the inauguration of Workers Information and Support Centre – (WISC) in Delhi

  7. Publication

    Frequently asked questions by migrant garment workers in qualified industrial zones

    31 August 2021

    This handbook is a compilation of the frequently asked questions posed by migrant workers in qualified industrial zones (QIZs) on their employment conditions, employer–employee relationships, and their rights and entitlements while working in Jordan as migrant garment workers.

  8. Publication

    Impact of minimum wages on wages and employment in selected Indian States

    24 August 2021

    This paper attempts to gauge the impact of minimum wages on wages and employment in selected States and industries in the Indian context using the NSSO Periodic Labour Force Surveys 2017-18 and 2018-19.

  9. Publication

    Impact on labour supply due to COVID-19 containment measures in India: An informal employment analysis

    23 August 2021

    This study looks at the employment situation in India, laying particular emphasis on informal employment.

  10. Statement

    WISC will bring together unreached workers

    21 August 2021

    Mr Satoshi Sasaki, Deputy Director, ILO DWT – New Delhi, provided opening remarks at the Inauguration of WISC (Workers Information and Support Centre) in Tamil Nadu, Chennai.