COVID-19 and the world of work

Events

Online events and webinars connecting participants from across the world of work to discuss key ïssues relating to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and its policy responses.
  1. Building better: Evidence-based decent work policies and COVID-19 implications

    1 - 28 February 2022

    The COVID-19 pandemic and its short- and long-term implications has turned the world of work upside down. In order to have human-centered approach to recovering and building better, there is a need for greater institutional capacity development of employers, workers and governments in dealing with labour market and employment challenges.

  2. Youth Employment and Covid-19: Some lessons from the crisis

    21 October 2021

    EMPLOYMENT Seminar #35

  3. Global Action for a Recovery that Benefits All

    16 September 2021

    In the third in the series of ILO Talks, Baroness Minouche Shafik, Director of the London School of Economics and Political Science, and author of "What We Owe Each Other: A New Social Contract", will provide the lead insights on the global action needed for a recovery from the COVID-19 crisis that benefits all.

  4. Virtual Launching and Webinar of Guideline for Labour Inspection in the COVID-19 Pandemic Situation

    2 September 2021

    The launch and webinar aim to give better understanding to all Indonesian labour inspectors about the available tools and guides as well as to share best practices on labour inspection during the pandemic.

  5. Panel discussion: Social protection at the crossroads – in pursuit of a better future

    2 September 2021

    High-level panellists from the UN, ILO, ITUC, IOE, UNICEF and OHCHR discussed the findings and recommendations of the ILO World Social Protection Report 2020-22.

  6. Policy Dialogue towards a Child Labour-Free Indonesia

    18 August 2021

    The Dialogue is part of the campaign to eliminate child labour in Indonesia and part of the response to the Roadmap towards a Child Labour-Free Indonesia in 2022.

  7. The Global Informal Workforce: Priorities for Inclusive Growth

    23 July 2021

    More than 60 per cent of the world’s adult labour force, or about 2 billion workers, operate in the informal economy. Watch IMF Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva and ILO Director-General Guy Ryder discuss ways to tackle the issue.

  8. Reimagining Youth Skills Post-Pandemic

    15 July 2021

    This year’s World Youth Skills Day will again take place in a challenging context, in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic and with education and training systems yet to return to pre-crisis conditions. It aims to celebrate the resilience and creativity of youth throughout the crisis and focus attention on how technical and vocational education and training (TVET) systems have adapted to the pandemic, participate in the recovery, and imagine priorities they should adopt for the post-COVID-19 world.

  9. COVID-19 and the world of work: Towards a human-centred recovery

    6 - 9 July 2021

    The 7th Regulating for Decent Work (RDW) Conference will examine the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on the world of work and discuss policy and regulatory measures to mitigate such impacts and facilitate a robust and inclusive recovery for all.

  10. Webinar on “Protecting workers from shocks: (Un)employment insurance schemes”

    28 June 2021

    As part of a series of knowledge sharing sessions under the Joint Programme, this webinar is designed to reinforce the capacities of participants on UI protection schemes. Critical aspects of design, financing and implementation will be discussed through presentations highlighting International Labour Standards on UI, good international practices, and Caribbean experiences. Participants will have the opportunity to make comments, share experiences and put questions to the panelists.