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August 2022

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    Media advisory

    ILO to release new report on youth employment

    04 August 2022

  2. Video

    Two years on from the Beirut blast, how ILO helped create jobs and a safer city

    04 August 2022

    After the explosion that devastated parts of the Lebanese capital Beirut on August 4th 2020, the International Labour Organization mobilized its Employment Intensive Infrastructure Programme to clear the rubble, and in the process created decent jobs and hope for Lebanese nationals and Syrian refugees. The Organization continues to work with the authorities to restore livelihoods and create a safer city. Find out more: www.ilo.org/lebanon

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    Job losses

    New ILO estimates show Myanmar remains deeply affected by job losses in first half of 2022

    01 August 2022

    Employment remains well below 2020 levels while productivity levels contract further and job quality deteriorates.

July 2022

  1. World Day Against Trafficking in Persons

    NERVO call for a world free from child labour and trafficking

    29 July 2022

    To coincide with World Day Against Trafficking in Persons and their last performance at Tomorrowland festival for 2022, superstar DJ duo NERVO raise their voices for action on child vulnerability, labour and trafficking.

  2. Podcast series: Global challenges – Global solutions

    Work-life transitions: Are they becoming more turbulent?

    27 July 2022

    This podcast episode aims to explore labour market transition patterns to enhance global knowledge of such patterns for informed and timely policymaking, particularly in emerging and developing countries, and identifies the role digitalization plays as a driver of changing transition patterns but also as a facilitator of transitions.

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    Child labour and human trafficking

    Top DJ duo NERVO debut song to raise awareness of child labour and human trafficking

    26 July 2022

    Ahead of World Day Against Human Trafficking, top-ranked female DJ duo NERVO have teamed up with the children’s charity Hopeland and the International Labour Organization to urge action on child vulnerability, child labour and human trafficking.

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    The Future of Work Podcast

    Is there a place for grief at work?

    19 July 2022

    When Lizzie Pickering's young son Harry died in 2000, she embarked on a journey to understand grief, how to live with it and how to help other people when their life has changed. In this podcast, she shares the lessons she's learned from her own experiences and those of others.

  5. Forced Labour

    Japan reinforces its commitment to fight against forced labour

    19 July 2022

    Japan becomes the 177th Member State to ratify Convention No. 105

  6. Ukraine crisis

    How Trade Union members are supporting Ukrainians

    19 July 2022

    Since the onset of the Russian aggression and with ILO assistance, trade union members in the construction sector have multiplied initiatives to help the population.

  7. BRICS Ministers of Labour and Employment meeting

    ILO Director-General welcomes BRICS commitment to green jobs, skills development, workers’ protection

    15 July 2022

    Guy Ryder warned the BRICS Labour and Employment Ministers, from Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa, of a growing risk of further labour market deterioration in 2022.