News about digital labour platforms


  1. News

    ILO launches first global report on public employment services and active labour market policies for transitions

    11 December 2023

    Public employment services have a central role in responding to crises and fostering recovery to ensure efficient and well-functioning labour markets. This Q&A provides details from the first global report by the ILO on public employment services, shedding light on the latest developments and trends of employment services and active labour market policies.

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    Unlocking the potential of e-commerce and digital financial services in Kenya

    30 October 2023

    Kenya’s e-commerce and digital financial services are increasing in size and scale, but regulatory and infrastructural gaps remain. The Community of Practice on Digital Skills and Jobs gathered to discuss approaches to unlock the potential of e-commerce and make digital financial services available to all.

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    Improving the PROSPECTS for workers powering AI

    27 October 2023

    The PROSPECTS programme and the International Training Centre of the International Labour Organization jointly hosted the fifth installment of the Learning Lab Series, with a focus on how AI could mitigate or broaden the digital divide and the potential of using AI to promote inclusive and decent work.

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    Highlighting emerging practices to improve access and working conditions in digital labour platforms

    23 October 2023

    ILO and UNDP jointly hosted the fourth installment of the Learning Lab Series, focusing on good practices by digital labour platforms that enhance inclusion and provide labour protections for both refugees and host communities.

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    International Conference of Labour Statisticians

    Data: A common language for the world of work

    16 October 2023

    Without accurate data, labour market decisions cannot be taken says Rafael Diez de Medina, Chief Statistician and Director of the ILO Department of Statistics.

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    Digitalization in the retail sector

    Ensure an enabling environment for decent work and economic recovery in the digitalized retail sector

    06 October 2023

    Governments, employers’ and workers’ representatives discussed the opportunities and challenges of digitalization in the retail sector, at an ILO technical meeting.

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    Digital risks: safeguarding refugees and host communities in accessing online services, learning and job opportunities

    04 October 2023

    ILO and UNHCR co-hosted third installment of the Learning Lab Series on comprehending digital risks and how vital this is to safeguard forcibly displaced populations and host communities in unlocking the advantages of the digital economy.

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    Uganda's National Employment Policy: A journey towards sustainable job creation and inclusive growth

    02 October 2023

    The International Labour Organization (ILO) organized a three-day capacity-building training session designed to support the revision of Uganda's National Employment Policy to accelerate decent job creation and inclusion.

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    Kenya needs digital skills and inclusive strategies to connect young people with productive jobs

    25 September 2023

    Kenya’s Community of Practice on Digital Skills and Jobs met for the second thematic discussion on digital skills, inclusion and education. The participants identified need to rethink education and upskill strategies as a crucial way forward to respond to an increasing demand for digital skills across sectors.

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    Empowering youth in Kenya with market-driven digital skills

    19 September 2023

    The ILO and Learning Lions are bridging the digital divide in remote areas by providing comprehensive digital skills training, mentorship and job opportunities to young people. This innovative programme is transforming the lives of vulnerable communities, including refugees, and paving the way for an inclusive digital economy in Kenya.