COVID-19 and the world of work
United Nations response
We must learn the lessons of the pandemic
28 September 2021
Countries must act now to stimulate an inclusive, sustainable and resilient recovery, said ILO Director-General Guy Ryder at a high-level event on ‘Jobs and social protection for poverty eradication’ at the UN General Assembly in New York.
UN Secretary-General’s Policy Brief: Investing in Jobs and Social Protection for Poverty Eradication and a Sustainable Recovery
28 September 2021
ILO calls for action on social protection and jobs at the UN General Assembly
21 September 2021
A human-centred recovery from the COVID-19 crisis on the ILO agenda at the 76th UN General Assembly in New York.
ILO, USDOL launch new project to support rural workers
11 August 2021
Men and women rural workers will benefit from a new ILO, USDOL partnership to support COVID-19 recovery through decent work, and improve health and safety at work, gender equality and labour law compliance in agriculture, fishing and mining in the Philippines.
G20 can help accelerate a human-centred recovery that is inclusive, sustainable, resilient
29 June 2021
Speaking to G20 Development Ministers, the ILO Director-General has welcomed the group’s support for increased international cooperation to distribute vaccines, provide financial support, strengthen social protection and counter the employment impact of the crisis, particularly in developing countries.
Progress and challenges on health and decent work
20 May 2021
Investments are needed in health, care and decent work says ILO Director-General, Guy Ryder, in a joint statement to mark the publication of a progress report by the SDG3 GAP UN interagency group on health and the Sustainable Development Goals.