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October 2021

  1. Energy transition

    IRENA and ILO work together for a just and inclusive transition to a sustainable energy future

    18 October 2021

    The organizations step up their efforts to work for a sustainable energy future that promotes decent work for all.

  2. Video

    How does the world of work contribute to peace?

    15 October 2021

  3. Video

    Sustainable supply chains to build forward better

    14 October 2021

    A European Commission - ILO joint initiative addresses challenges and opportunities to advance decent work in five global supply chains for a fair, resilient, and sustainable COVID-19 crisis recovery.

  4. Annual Meetings of the World Bank and the IMF

    Guy Ryder: 'The pressing need is to stimulate economic recovery that is inclusive, sustainable and resilient'

    14 October 2021

    Remarks by Mr Guy Ryder, ILO Director-General, to International Monetary and Financial Committee (IMFC).

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    Annual meetings of the IMF and the World Bank Group

    ILO: The world needs a global accelerator for jobs and social protection

    14 October 2021

    In a statement to the annual meetings of the IMF and the World Bank Group, ILO Director-General, Guy Ryder, warned of a two-track recovery from the COVID-19 crisis and emphasized the need to increase investments in universal social protection, decent work and a just green transition. 

  6. Annual Meetings of the World Bank and the IMF

    Two-track recovery undermines trust and solidarity

    14 October 2021

    In a statement to the IMF and World Bank annual meetings, ILO Director-General, Guy Ryder said countries must increase investments in social protection, decent work and a just transition.

  7. Measurement of women and men’s work

    What to know when comparing data on women and men’s work

    13 October 2021

    An accurate measurement of women and men’s work is not straightforward. New guidance from the ILO and World Bank, based on a study done in collaboration with the Sri Lanka Department of Census and Statistics (DCS), aims to improve data collection for more reliable and meaningful results.

  8. International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction

    Action needed at COP26 to reduce the risk of natural disasters

    13 October 2021

    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.

  9. Video

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

    11 October 2021

    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.

  10. World Mental Health Day

    Protect mental health in the workplace during COVID-19

    10 October 2021

    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 health and well-being at work.