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Action needed at COP26 to reduce the risk of natural disasters

Action needed at COP26 to reduce the risk of natural disasters

Natural disasters threaten to wipe out years of development progress in some areas of the world. Ahead of COP26, the ILO calls for greater global cooperation to reduce natural disaster risk and provide support to those impacted by climate change and natural disasters.

The Hiring Challenge: A game changer for safe and fair recruitment of domestic workers

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The Hiring Challenge: A game changer for safe and fair recruitment of domestic workers

The Hiring Challenge, a new ILO's online game, is designed to improve understanding of what’s needed for fair and safe recruitment of migrant domestic workers in Hong Kong.

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Protect mental health in the workplace during COVID-19

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Protect mental health in the workplace during COVID-19

Work arrangements and conditions have changed considerably during the COVID-19 pandemic. This has brought new psychosocial challenges for the health and well-being of workers. An ILO guide contains the key elements needed to protect the health and well-being of workers.

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Educators and the changing world of education and work

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Educators and the changing world of education and work

Effective lifelong learning and quality education for all is essential for a better future of work. If teachers, trainers and support workers are to fill this need they will need to master new technologies and learning techniques and receive support to deal with their expanded responsibilities.

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Teachers must play a critical role in the COVID-19 recovery

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Teachers must play a critical role in the COVID-19 recovery

Teachers will play a critical role in the COVID19 recovery as they get education back on track and teach the skills needed for the future of work. In order to do this, teachers need decent and safe working conditions, including equitable access to vaccines.

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How “post-emergency” social dialogue is shaping socio-economic recovery

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How “post-emergency” social dialogue is shaping socio-economic recovery

How “post-emergency” social dialogue is shaping socio-economic recovery, ILO research shows that as countries are shifting attention to national recovery, social dialogue is now called on to promote long-term reconstruction and resilience of the socio-economic fabric.

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Marlee Matlin: “We sign for Human Rights”

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Marlee Matlin: “We sign for Human Rights”

The COVID19 crisis has exacerbated already difficult situations for persons with disabilities. On International Day of Sign Languages, actor Marlee Matlin & the ilo say: “We Sign for #HumanRights” and call for an inclusive, rights-based future of work.

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Equal Pay for better and fairer future

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Equal Pay for better and fairer future

Women are still paid less than men. The Covid19 crisis is widening the gender pay gap. On International Equal Pay Day, former USA VolleyBall Women's National Team Player Cassidy Lichtman and current member of USA Volleyball Board of Directors joins the ILO to amplify the call for pay equity. A better Future of Work means […]

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Video: Social protection at the crossroads – in pursuit of a better future

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Video: Social protection at the crossroads – in pursuit of a better future

The World Social Protection Report 2020-2022 provides a global overview of progress made around the world over the past decade in extending social protection and building rights-based social protection systems, including during the COVID-19 period.

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In the race against the climate crisis, we can’t leave workers behind

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In the race against the climate crisis, we can’t leave workers behind

The ILO is working to ensure that the essential shift towards sustainable economic and social systems, that respect our planet and its people, is also a just transition. This means putting climate change at the top of the agenda and adopting human-centred worker polices that leave no one behind. On #WorldHumanitarianDay join us in calling […]

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