Events

July 2020

  1. Debate|Who shapes the future of work, people or technology?

    18 July 2020

    2020 marks the 75th anniversary of the UN and the Decade of Action on the SDGs. The UN in China has initiated a series of activities to celebrate this year. The ILO Beijing office has joined this campaign by organizing a debate on “Who shapes the future of work, people or technology?” and developed a dialogue on the future of work with the Chinese youth.

  2. Skills for a Resilient Youth in the Era of COVID-19 and Beyond

    15 July 2020

    The World Youth Skills Day 2020 will take stock of the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on skills development and explore how young people can respond to the economic crisis. The focus will be on helping young people be more resilient to changes caused by the current crisis and in the world of work in general.

  3. Skills for a Resilient Youth in the Era of COVID-19 and Beyond

    15 July 2020

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

    13 July 2020

    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).

  5. ILO webinar on Innovations and Strategies for Quality Apprenticeships

    10 July 2020

    The webinar will take place on Friday, 10 July 2020 from 11:00 - 12:30 (CEST). It will examine the challenges faced by countries in developing, implementing and scaling up apprenticeships in the changing world of work and in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic.

  6. UNTFSSE virtual event: “What role for the Social and Solidarity Economy in the post COVID-19 crisis recovery?”

    10 July 2020

    Speakers from UNTFSSE member organizations will reflect on roles of the social and solidarity economy (SSE) in a “better recovery” from COVID-19.

  7. ILO COOP 100 Webinar III - Cooperatives for Climate Action on the occasion of the 2020 International Day of Cooperatives

    3 July 2020

    On the eve of the International Day of Cooperatives (IDC), the ILO will hold the third in a series of webinars as part of the Centenary of its Cooperatives Unit, focusing on this year's theme of the IDC - Cooperatives for Climate Action.

  8. ILO Global Summit on COVID-19 and the World of Work - Building a better future of work

    1 - 9 July 2020

    From the 1st to the 9th of July, the ILO hosted the largest ever online summit of workers, employers and government representatives to address the impact of COVID-19 on the world of work, and how to build a better future of work after the pandemic. You can replay the discussions online.

June 2020

  1. COVID-19 and beyond: Making gender equality a reality

    30 June 2020

    COVID-19 has disrupted supply chains globally, resulting in reduced orders and incomes, factory closures and job losses. The implications for developing countries are enormous, potentially leading to strikes and social unrest. This webinar sheds light on the pandemic’s impact on the textile and garment industry in Asia.

  2. Book Launch: "An ILO For All Seasons"

    29 June 2020

    Over a hundred years, the ILO has developed International Labour Standards and Policy Responses to mitigate the effects of employment and social crises. 2020 will be remembered as the year the world of work was brought to its knees by the COVID-19 pandemic. ​The COVID-19 pandemic has shown how hasards move in a globalized world. It has highlighted the need to use the tools that are available for countering social and economic crises and securing the safety and health of workers. This book traces the development of these tools and the ways in which they have been successfully applied over the last hundred years.