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January 2022

  1. International Day of Education

    Educators and the changing world of education and work

    24 January 2022

    Effective lifelong learning and quality education for all is essential for a better future of work. If teachers, trainers and support workers are to fulfil this ambition they will need to master new technologies and learning techniques and receive support to deal with their expanded responsibilities.

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    Rapid assessment

    ILO estimates underscore Afghanistan employment crisis

    19 January 2022

    A rapid assessment by the International Labour Organization highlights huge losses in jobs and working hours since the change in administration with women workers especially hard hit.

  3. Media Advisory

    ILO holds public dialogues with candidates for Director-General

    18 January 2022

    Public dialogues with the five nominated candidates for the post of ILO Director-General are being held on Thursday 20 and Friday 21 January 2022. The live-streamed dialogues include a brief presentation by each of the candidates, followed by questions and answers with the ILO tripartite constituents.

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    The Future of Work Podcast

    Digitizing a company also means changing its culture

    18 January 2022

    The pandemic accelerated the digitalization of small businesses, which had to adapt very quickly to the new circumstances. But going digital goes beyond the purely technological aspect. Dr Sandy Chong, who specializes in helping companies to go digital, explains how they are coping with these challenges.

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    WESO Trends 2022

    ILO downgrades labour market recovery forecast for 2022

    17 January 2022

    The ILO’s World Employment and Social Outlook Trends 2022 report warns of a slow and uncertain recovery, as the pandemic continues to have a significant impact on global labour markets.

  6. Video

    ILO World Employment and Social Outlook (WESO): Trends 2022 – The report in short

    17 January 2022

    As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to have significant effects on global labour markets, the ILO warns of a slow and uncertain recovery, and highlights stark differences in the impact the crisis is having across groups of workers and countries.

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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.

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    Media Advisory

    ILO to release new analysis of labour market and social trends

    11 January 2022

    The ILO will publish a new edition of its "World Employment and Social Outlook: Trends 2022" (WESO Trends), which looks at the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on the global labour market, as it enters its third year.

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    The Future of Work Podcast

    Is the menopause a workplace issue?

    07 January 2022

    Traditionally the menopause has been seen as a medical, personal issue, but an increasing number of employers, trade unions and policymakers are re-evaluating it as a business and economic matter, one that is integral to the world of work. So, how should the menopause be handled in the workplace?

  10. ILO in action

    Our objective is to improve the job prospects of young people

    05 January 2022

    ILO Chief Technical Advisor, David Andrevon, speaks from Tunis about the ACJEMP project, which is improving the access of youth to the job market through coaching and training. The project is funded by the French Development Agency and aims to support 20,000 young women and men in Tunisia by 2023.