COVID-19 and the world of work


Online events and webinars connecting participants from across the world of work to discuss key ïssues relating to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and its policy responses.
  1. How COVID-19 affects Europeans and the EU labour market

    25 June 2020

    Joint ILO-Eurofound webinar on how COVID-19 is affecting the European labour market, how Europeans are experiencing the crisis, as well as the policy responses of EU Member States and social partners.

  2. Building Back Better: Strengthening Social Protection in the EU

    23 June 2020

    On 23 June, the UN Human Rights Regional Office for Europe and the International Labour Organization jointly organized a webinar.

  3. Virtual high-level event: Guiding the COVID-19 response and recovery towards a better normal free from violence and harassment

    19 June 2020

    The role of ILO Violence and Harassment Convention, 2019 (No. 190) and Recommendation (No. 206)

  4. The COVID-19 and Labour Inspection

    16 June 2020

    The events will gather regional and national institutions to exchange on the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on labour inspectorates and how are these shifting priorities and adapting operations to respond to the new needs of the labour market.

  5. International Domestic Workers' Day

    16 June 2020

    Making decent work a reality beyond COVID-19

  6. COVID-19 and Child Labour: Looking forward in times of crisis

    12 June 2020

    Join us for a high-level virtual debate on the occasion of the World Day Against Child Labour

  7. UN virtual forum on responsible business and human rights in Asia and the Pacific: New challenges, new approaches

    9 - 11 June 2020

    Against the backdrop of the COVID-19 pandemic, the VRBHR Forum will convene stakeholders in the Asia-Pacific region to take stock of progress and discuss challenges and opportunities for advancing responsible business and human rights in the region. It will explore how existing vulnerabilities have been amplified and exposed by the crisis and discuss the need to view the crisis as an opportunity to drive change and build back better.

  8. WEBINAR - COVID-19 and Maritime Labour Issues: Impact and Responses

    5 June 2020

    Co-organized by the International Labour Organization (ILO) and the International Training Centre of the ILO, in collaboration with the International Maritime Organization (IMO) and the World Health Organization (WHO)

  9. Business Resilience: How can garment factories bounce back from COVID-19?

    2 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.

  10. Impacts of COVID-19 on the Global Environmental Agenda: ILO, COVID-19 and the World of Work – For a Sustainable Recovery

    7 May 2020