News about digital labour platforms


  1. Skills stories

    Strengthening digital TVET in Ukraine

    10 February 2022

    In collaboration with the Ministry of Education and Science, the ILO project, “E-TVET in Ukraine: Training continuity and modernization during COVID-19 and beyond,” helped to develop quality e-Learning solutions for technical and vocational education and training (TVET) institutes across the country.

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    Occupational safety and health in teleworking

    Crucial changes needed to protect workers’ health while teleworking

    02 February 2022

    New analysis from the ILO and WHO sets out recommendations for safe and productive hybrid and teleworking.

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    2021 Labour Overview

    ILO: After two years of the pandemic, labour market recovery has been insufficient in Latin America and the Caribbean

    01 February 2022

    With an unemployment rate of 9.6 per cent and one in two workers in informality, the region must face the prospect of a prolongation of the COVID-19 crisis in employment, says a new regional Labour Overview report by the ILO.

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    Digitalization and the finance sector

    Improve the policy environment to reap the benefits of digitalization in the finance sector, says ILO

    31 January 2022

    A better framework would harness the full potential of technological innovation in the financial sector, which provides jobs for more than 50 million people, and help achieve decent work and sustainable enterprise development.

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    Digital platform workers talk about their experience

    12 January 2022

    Find out about the world of digital labour platforms and the people who work on them, via our interactive map.

  6. News

    12th Academy on Social and Solidarity Economy - Elective 6: SSE, Local Economic Development and social innovation

    10 January 2022


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    ILO InfoStory

    Working from home: From invisibility to decent work

    11 November 2021

    The laws that govern the labour market have not been designed with the home as a workplace in mind. What does this mean for workers and employers? How can we ensure decent work for homeworkers?

  2. News

    The ILO and ITU highlight opportunities for boosting youth employment in the digital economy in Ethiopia’s Afar and Somali regions

    02 November 2021

    On 1 November 2021, the International Labour Organization (ILO) and the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) invited key youth employment stakeholders to discuss, validate the results and identify potential priority areas in the study on youth employment opportunities in Ethiopia’s digital economy, in Afar and Somali regions.

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    From refugee to digital worker

    08 October 2021

    For Thon Mabior Jok, a young refugee from Kakuma camp in Kenya, working on a digital platform has meant some extra income but there are many challenges.

  4. International Youth Day 2021

    Digital labour platforms offer young refugees a possible route to decent work

    12 August 2021

    Digital labour platforms have the potential to transform how young refugees make a living, according to a new ILO report, but coordinated action is needed to help them access the gig economy and decent digital jobs.